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Six veterinary practices have been awarded more than $100,000 each to expand and support services in rural areas where a shortage of veterinarians has been documented.
The three-year grants, totaling $728,160, were awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. They went to:
- Agrarian Veterinary Services in Buckingham, Virginia. Awarded $118,025 to support livestock health, client education, farm profitability and food safety.
- Allegheny Equine Veterinary Services in Elkins, West Virginia. Awarded $123,426 to increase the availability and quality of services in Preston and Tucker counties.
- Downs Veterinary Clinic in Downs, Kansas. Awarded $124,794 to expand mobile food animal services in Osborne and Lincoln counties.
- Lodi Veterinary Hospital in Lodi, Wisconsin. Awarded $124,996 to provide ambulatory livestock services in shortage area WI165.
- Mondovi Veterinary Service in Mondovi, Wisconsin. Awarded $111,919 to expand mobile beef and dairy services in Buffalo County.
- West River Veterinary Clinic in Hettinger, North Dakota. Awarded $125,000 to increase access to and utilization of services by small and midsized livestock producers.