State Veterinary Grant Available Now

OKC Ok, April 11 (The Oklahoma Post)-

Rural Oklahoma Food Animal Veterinary Grant is now available and accepting applications, according to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. This new funding opportunity for rural veterinarians is called the Rural Oklahoma Food Animal Veterinary Grant or ROFAVG for short.

According to the state agency, the grant offers rural Oklahoma veterinarians to be better able to service food animals. Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur said , “We appreciate the Legislature recognizing the need and the importance of expanding the services offered to our rural protein producers.” in an interview with the State of Oklahoma’s Jason Harvey, ODAFF Grant Coordinator.

According to ODAFF there will be Ten $15,000 grants, totaling $150,000 in grant dollars, that will be administered to food animal vets to address critical needs in rural Oklahoma. The original article can be read here on the state’s agriculture website.

Applications are now open and will close May 2nd, 2022

Questions can be directed to Jason Harvey, ODAFF Grant Coordinator, at Jason.harvey@ag.ok.gov.

The grant overview and application can be accessed on the state of Oklahoma Agriculture, Food, and Forestry website.

(Writing by Rachel Meyer; editing by Robbie Robertson)

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