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December 4, 2014

USDA Announces More Than $9 Million In Grants To Producers And Researchers


On December 2, 2014, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced
over $9 million in grants
to support advanced biofuel production
and the bioeconomy. More than $5 million in grants awarded to 220
nationwide are provided through USDA’s Advanced Biofuel
Payment Program, which was established in the 2008 Farm Bill. Other awards were
from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the Biodiesel
Fuel Education Program, the Sun Grant Program, and the Critical Agricultural
Materials Program. Recipients of these awards include the National Biodiesel
Board, South Dakota State University, and Iowa Sate University.