Congressman Fred Keller announces USDA Rural Development grant
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a Rural Development grant to Lloyd Zimmerman & Sons Farm in Danville, Northumberland County.
A grant in the amount of $60,000 will go toward the installation of solar panels on the roofs of their dairy barns.
On the awarding of the grant, Congressman Fred Keller made the following statement:
“I am thrilled that the USDA is taking proactive steps to help our local farmers create energy-efficient solutions. I applaud the USDA for supporting our farmers and helping to implement an all-of-the-above approach to meet the energy needs of our agricultural producers.”