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USDA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month: Vilsack Highlights Support for Native Americans

By   /  November 13, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today commemorated Native American Heritage Month and recognized USDA programs that strengthen Native Americans and their communities. “This month, USDA is highlighting its support for Native Americans and the Department’s longstanding partnership with Tribes and tribal members,” Vilsack said. “We take [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP ANNOUNCES $248,000 USDA GRANT FOR FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

By   /  October 30, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal FORT VALLEY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement announcing the awarding of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist Fort Valley State University (FVSU) in Georgia. Multiple grants were awarded throughout the United States through the National Institute of Food [...]

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ASU wins USDA grant to assist farmers

By   /  August 24, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Tenry Troutman demonstrates equipment to USDA

Tweet Alfred Greenlee can determine if a field he farms 30 miles away in Mitchell County needs watering without leaving his south Albany home. A grant through the Flint River Water Planning and Policy Center at Albany State University enables him to use remote sensing technology to boost crop yields and reduce irrigation costs. The [...]

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