(HARTFORD, CT) - The John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation has granted the Dept. of Agriculture more than $50,000 to make improvements to its Niantic facility where horses and other large animals seized in neglect cases are rehabilitated for public adoption.
The beginning of the year brings many new things. One is the Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg)ís request for concept papers for the 2014 program year of the Specialty Crop Block Grant-Farm Bill.
The Governorís Council for Agricultural Development has presented its 2013 findings and recommendations to Governor Dannel P. Malloy.
The councilís December 2013 update summarizes the councilís second year of work on Grow Connecticut Farms, the strategic plan for Connecticutís $3.5 billion agricultural industry, and includes 12 recommendations to further develop, diversify, and promote agriculture in the state.
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