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Grant sets table for healthy food choices

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 27th, 2013

Suzanne Stluka

• SDSU lead institution on $4M, five-year USDA grant

BROOKINGS – A research project led by South Dakota State University will help ensure that families who live in isolated communities will have nutritious food choices.

An announcement about SDSU’s $4 million grant, which is part of $75 million in grants for research and outreach activities at 21 universities, was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today at SDSU.

SDSU is the lead institution on its grant with participation from researchers at Michigan State University, Purdue University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Missouri-Columbia and Ohio State University. The project director of the five-year grant will be Suzanne Stluka, director of the Food and Families Program at SDSU.

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