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Recovery.gov is the U.S. government's official website that provides easy access to data
related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

AGENCY PROFILE - Department of Agriculture


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Weekly


$55,188,007,644
Total Funds Awarded
$54,094,310,705
Total Funds Paid Out

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Agency News
8/27/2013
USDA Announces Completion of 500th Recovery Act Water Project

Ozark Mountain Regional Treatment Plant in Arkansas to Serve More Than 20,000 Residents

Lead Hill, Ark., Aug. 27, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the completion of the 500th water and wastewater project funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The announcement was made on the Secretary's behalf in Lead Hill, Ark., by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service Administrator John Padalino. "I am proud to celebrate this important milestone," Padalino said. "The Recovery Act has brought improved water and wastewater services to nearly 1.7 million rural residents. These projects have created jobs, stimulated local economies and helped ensure that rural residents have the modern, up-to-date infrastructure that rural communities need so they can continue to be great places in which to live and work."

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5/24/2013
Circle C Market Celebrates Grand Opening

​Cody, Nebraska, May 24, 2013 -- Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman celebrated today with Cody residents at the grand opening of the Circle C Market in Cody, Nebraska. USDA Rural Development staff attended to present the Village of Cody with a plaque commemorating its use of federal funding to construct the business incubator. “USDA Rural Development was pleased to assist the Village of Cody with its business development efforts,” said Business and Cooperative Specialist Deborah Drbal, USDA Rural Development. “It is phenomenal how this project was embraced with enthusiasm from the community and youth.”

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4/22/2013
USDA Visits City of Belmond on Earth Day to Present $5.5 Million Loan to Improve Wastewater Treatment Facility

USDA Also Invested $24 Million in 2010 to Help Community Expand Hospital

Belmond, Iowa, Apr 22, 2013 -- Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa, was in Belmond today to congratulate community leaders on receiving a $5.5 million loan from USDA that will help them make improvements to their wastewater treatment facility. Today’s announcement is one part of the Department’s efforts to strengthen the rural economy. The presentation coincides with Earth Day, an annual observation on April 22nd to raise awareness about the role each person can play to protect vital natural resources and safeguard the environment. 

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
North Carolina $615,376,405
Kentucky $541,926,923
California $470,684,477
Missouri $469,304,173
Michigan $416,243,795
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Mayfield, KY $123,843,607
Springfield, VT $116,830,835
Lenora, KS $101,201,649
Anchorage, AK $93,294,051
Pago Pago, AS $92,055,763
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
SAN LUIS OBISPO, COUNTY OF $83,129,000
VTEL WIRELESS, INC. $81,664,754
AMERICAN SAMOA TELECOMMUNICAT IONS AUTHORITY $81,034,763
WEST KENTUCKY RURAL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE CORPORATION INC $61,900,001
WEST KENTUCKY RURAL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE CORPORATION INC $61,899,999
Last Updated 5/1/2014