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MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- The University of Idaho has been awarded a $199,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help farmers and ranchers with disabilities.
It's part of $4 million in grants distributed by the USDA under the AgrAbility program. Other schools awarded the grants include Utah State University and Colorado State University, which were each awarded $199,000.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the grants Wednesday. He said in a prepared statement that the program gives disabled farmers the tools they need to enhance their quality of life and run profitable farms.
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