USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Dr. Basil Gooden Visits Farms Awarded the REAP Grant


CT RC&D staff and board were honored to join USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Dr. Basil Gooden, Congressman Joe Courtney, the SNE U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development staff, U.S. Department of Agriculture NRCS staff, and Connecticut Department of Agriculture Commissioner and staff in touring several farms that have received USDA REAP grants with the technical support of Connecticut Resource Conservation & Development - CT RC&D's Connecticut Farm Energy Program.

The tour included stops at Prides Corner Farms for roof and ground mount solar PV systems, and Hytone Farm, LLC for their Ag-Grid Energy LLC Anaerobic Digester that launched last spring.

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