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SDSU leadership applauds farm bill progress

Posted: Monday, Feb 3rd, 2014

Kevin Kephart

Prospects for Sun Grant reauthorization looking good, Kephart says

BROOKINGS Kevin Kephart, vice president for research at South Dakota State University, said Friday that university leadership is pleased with the progress of the new farm bill, the Agricultural Act of 2014, that passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday. The U.S. Senate is expected to take up the bill for consideration in the next few days.

The legislation includes language reauthorizing the Sun Grant Program, a national network of land-grant universities and federally funded laboratories working together to further establish a bio-based economy.

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