Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced loans and grants for more than 500 agricultural producers and rural small businesses across the country to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in their operations.
"This funding is an important part of the Obama Administration's plan to help the nation's farmers, agricultural producers and rural small businesses conserve natural resources, create more green jobs and lead us on the path to becoming an energy independent nation," Vilsack said. . .View full article
USDA Funds 500 Rural Clean Energy Projects
Source: Brighter Energy (9/19/11)
"More than 500 agricultural producers and rural small businesses received grants to implement renewable energy in their operations."