April 14, 2006 -- The American Lamb Board (ALB) approved six matching grant proposals and is in the process of forwarding the grants to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for review and approval.
The ALB developed the Matching Grant Program to expand their marketing and promotions activities by working collaboratively with industry organizations. The matching grant proposals that were approved include:
Chair Margaret Magruder of Clatskanie, Ore., stated, ?We are excited to collaboratively work with industry partners to leverage our dollars to increase promotional activities for American lamb.?
ALB is a national promotion, research and information organization whose purpose is to strengthen the position of lamb and lamb products in domestic and foreign markets.
Reprinted from ALB Press Release