USDA Invests $500K to Boost Southeast Alaska Mariculture Processing Capacity
The USDA United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small announced a $500,000 to create a blueprint for a mariculture (seaweed and other sea products) processing facility on Prince of Wales Island on January 13.
The investment will head to the regional economic development organization, the Southeast Conference and is from the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to supporting economic, cultural, and natural resources sustainability in the Southeast Alaska region.
“Southeast Alaska’s vast resources and hardworking people...
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