|Media Advisory No. 4313.10
USDA Office of Communications
Under Secretary Dallas Tonsager to Announce the Recipients of Rural Energy for America Program Funding
WASHINGTON, November 8, 2010 – TOMORROW, Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager will host a national media conference call to announce the recipients of funding made available under USDA’s Renewable Energy For American Program (REAP) .
This program, authorized by the 2008 Farm Bill, helps farmers, ranchers and small rural business owners reduce their energy usage. This year more than 1,000 recipients were selected to receive funding under the program.
||Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager to host national media conference call to announce REAP awards made by USDA Rural Development. |
||Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 9, 2010|
2:30 p.m. EDT
||Audio Bridge Number: 888-989-5163
PASSCODE: BMTC (Given verbally)
Trouble number – 202-720-8560
All callers using the above pass code will be placed in listen only mode. To join the Q&A portion of the meeting, these callers are instructed to press *1 on their touch tone phone. For help during the call: *0
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