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Advertising/Ag Comm professor's team awarded grant from the US Department of Agriculture

10/3/2011  1:45 pm

Advertising and Agricultural Communications Professor Katie Abrams is on a team that was recently awarded a $598,616 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Program. Abrams is a co-principal investigator leading the project in Illinois. The three-year project will equip beginning farmers and ranchers with the knowledge of and ability to use online marketing tools to make informed marketing decisions to promote their agricultural operations. It is a multi-institutional grant with agricultural communications faculty from Texas Tech University (lead institution) and the University of Georgia. Read the USDA announcement: