Louisiana Nets $4.2 Million Through Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant
Seafood processors in Louisiana will receive $4,229,669 in financial assistance through the Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program (SPRS), U.S. Congressman Corey Graves announced.
This program was unveiled by the USDA last week alongside the Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant.
Together, the programs will support agriculture stakeholders who have yet to receive “substantial federal financial assistance” during the COVID-19 crisis.
These grant programs will aid small businesses in certain commodity areas, including small-scale specialty crop producers and processors, shellfish...
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