Projects get AARA funding
by Ross Reily
Published: May 15,2009
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.
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