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Farm Aid announced Thursday that it has distributed $573,514 in grant program funding this year.

Farm Aid provided grants to 73 family farm and rural service organizations in 36 states and the District of Columbia that are working to strengthen family farm agriculture. Several grantees are located in New York state. The grants ranged from $500 to $20,000.

Disaster grants of $2,500 to $10,000 were given to organizations to distribute to farm families who suffered weather disasters.