Congressman Fred Keller announces USDA Rural Development grant

August 27, 2020
Press Release
$60,000 awarded to Lloyd Zimmerman & Sons Farm for energy improvements

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.”

 

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