USDA Announces More Than $9 Million In Grants To Producers And Researchers
Posted on December 04, 2014 by Heidi

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 producers 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.

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