The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $285 million in critical infrastructure to lower energy costs, expand access to clean energy for people across rural America, and combat climate change USDA is also making an additional $300 million available under the Rural Energy for America Program, including $250 million through the Inflation Reduction Act, to spur further investment. In the local counties, this includes :
$19,000 to Rickets Farm Service in Salisbury to install a 36 kilowatt (kW) solar array system
$20,000 to North Missouri Tire to install more energy-efficient lighting to three retail stores, including in Milan.
$67,866 for Moore Fans of Marceline to install a 125 kilowatt solar array