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San Juan National Forest has issued a plan for stabilizing and restoring the environment after damage from the 416 Fire. 

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The Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative in Montezuma County has been awarded a $229,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

USDA StrikeForce For Rural Growth & Opportunity

Sep 30, 2014
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While poverty is a challenge in many parts of society, the reality is that nearly 85 percent of America's persistent poverty occurs in rural areas. In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with with Sharon Nance, Regional Coordinator for USDA StrikeForce, about how they help grow economies, increase investments, and create opportunities in poverty-stricken rural communities.