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Projects get AARA funding

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack yesterday announced projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for invasive species projects. In total, there are 19 projects, funded at more than $38 million, in 14 states. 

Mississippi is receiving $2.767 million for two unspecified projects.

 

These funds will be used to suppress and control species such as kudzu, cogon grass and hemlock woolly adelgid.

About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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