U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

6:00am

Tue October 4, 2011
Business

USDA Grant Dollars to Benefit Northern Colorado Organization

Creative Commons

A Longmont-based organization that works with Native American communities across the U.S. is one of several recipients of grant money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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1:07pm

Thu September 29, 2011
Biofuel grants

Colorado Companies Share in Aviation Biofuel Grants

U.S. Forest Service

Two Colorado companies are being awarded part of a larger federal grant to develop biofuels from trees.

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5:26pm

Mon September 19, 2011
Business

USDA Grant Helps Rural Business Boost Renewable Production

Four Colorado businesses – including one in Windsor – are among the recipients of $27-milllion in USDA funding to implement renewable energy and efficiency measures into their operations.

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2:12pm

Tue August 16, 2011
Education

CSU Pays $23,000 for Animal Research Violations

Colorado State University

The Colorado State University-Fort Collins campus has paid more than $23,000 in fines to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for violating parts of the Animal Welfare Act, a federal law that regulates the treatment of animals in research.

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12:36pm

Tue August 16, 2011
Farming & Business

Farmers Markets Grow Nationally, in Colorado

A scene from the Greeley farmers market
greeleygov . com

New figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that farmers markets are becoming more common across the country – and Colorado is among the top five states seeing growth over the past year. 

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