The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today awarded five grants to support research, education and Extension programs that will improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers.
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Note: This is part of an Associated Press investigation into the hidden costs of green energy
NEW YORK (AP) — The first trickle of fuels made from agricultural waste is finally winding its way into the nation’s energy supply, after years of broken promises and hype promoting a next-generation fuel source cleaner than oil. 1,131 more words
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack toured the National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation at Colorado State University.
The facility he visited on Wednesday is one of the largest agricultural gene banks in the United States. 109 more words
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the availability of 181 million US dollars to develop commercial-scale biorefineries or retrofit existing facilities with appropriate technology to develop advanced biofuels. 615 more words