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  • Secretary Jewell, Governor Brown, Deputy Under Secretary Mills Celebrate Landmark Agreements to Conserve up to 2.3 Million Acres of Sagebrush Habitat in Oregon
    BEND, Ore., March 27, 2015 – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined Oregon Governor Kate Brown and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Ann Mills to celebrate landmark agreements that will allow landowners in all eight Eastern and Central Oregon counties with greater sage-grouse habitat to enroll their property in a voluntary conservation program – that could protect up to approximately 2.3 million acres.
  • USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines
    WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres also will be April 7, 2015.
  • USDA Announces Grants for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs
    WASHINGTON - March 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA awarded million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention programs through colleges and universities in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The grants are funded through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), the flagship competitive grant program authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill.
  • USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy Development
    Phoenix, Ariz, Feb. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to .7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing the final rule for a program that provides incentives for farmers and forest landowners interested in growing and harvesting biomass for renewable energy.
  • USDA Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuel
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is making .6 million in grants to 220 producers across the nation to support the production of advanced biofuels, and is awarding more than million in additional grants that will advance the bioeconomy and reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.
  • Vilsack Announces Farm Bill Funding for Bioenergy Research, Converting to Biomass Fuel Systems
    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced up to .5 million in funding for two USDA bioenergy programs made available through the 2014 Farm Bill. USDA’s Rural Development (RD) announced it is accepting applications from companies seeking to offset the costs associated with converting fossil fuel systems to renewable biomass fuel systems, while USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of http://www.usda.gov/cgi-bin/usdarss.pl?navid=HOME.5 million in grants to enhance national energy security through the development of bio-based transportation fuels, biopower, and new bio-based products.

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  • Secretary Jewell, Governor Brown, Deputy Under Secretary Mills Celebrate Landmark Agreements to Conserve up to 2.3 Million Acres of Sagebrush Habitat in Oregon
    BEND, Ore., March 27, 2015 – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined Oregon Governor Kate Brown and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary Ann Mills to celebrate landmark agreements that will allow landowners in all eight Eastern and Central Oregon counties with greater sage-grouse habitat to enroll their property in a voluntary conservation program – that could protect up to approximately 2.3 million acres.
  • USDA Extends ARC and PLC Deadlines
    WASHINGTON, March 27, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, 2015, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres also will be April 7, 2015.
  • USDA Announces Grants for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs
    WASHINGTON - March 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA awarded million in grants to develop childhood obesity intervention programs through colleges and universities in 12 states and Puerto Rico. The grants are funded through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), the flagship competitive grant program authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill.
  • USDA Expands Investments in Next-Generation Bioenergy Development
    Phoenix, Ariz, Feb. 26, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of up to .7 million in funding for bioenergy research and education efforts as well as publishing the final rule for a program that provides incentives for farmers and forest landowners interested in growing and harvesting biomass for renewable energy.
  • USDA Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuel
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is making .6 million in grants to 220 producers across the nation to support the production of advanced biofuels, and is awarding more than million in additional grants that will advance the bioeconomy and reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.
  • Vilsack Announces Farm Bill Funding for Bioenergy Research, Converting to Biomass Fuel Systems
    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced up to .5 million in funding for two USDA bioenergy programs made available through the 2014 Farm Bill. USDA’s Rural Development (RD) announced it is accepting applications from companies seeking to offset the costs associated with converting fossil fuel systems to renewable biomass fuel systems, while USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of http://www.usda.gov/cgi-bin/usdarss.pl?navid=LATEST_RELEASES.5 million in grants to enhance national energy security through the development of bio-based transportation fuels, biopower, and new bio-based products.

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