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Morris lab part of USDA grant to research renewable jet fuel for U.S. military

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MORRIS - Scientists in Morris may be helping the United States military increase their use of biofuels thanks to a research grant from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy.


The $7 million grant - which is spread among a number of United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service offices, university, and industry partners over the next four years - will be used to research ways to make biofuels a more economically viable option for the U.S. military.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.