Owensboro company receives $417k grant from USDA

Owensboro company receives $417k grant from USDA

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - A local company is expanding operations thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Owensboro Grain Company is receiving $417,000 from the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP) grant.

The company plans to install a new truck load-out station, adding new amenities to that area.

“It helped us to speed up our capital spending plans to do this infrastructure,” John Wright, executive vice president of Owensboro Grain said. “And it helps us put this infrastructure in today, to position us for the products that we’re going to be producing tomorrow.”

The new additions are projected to increase the amount of biodiesel sold by 3.9 million gallons per year.

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