The Secretary may make grants under this section to an eligible entity described in subsection (b)—
(1)to improve the cost-effective movement of specialty crops to local, regional, national, and international markets; and
(2)to address regional intermodal transportation deficiencies that adversely affect the movement of specialty crops to markets inside or outside the United States.
(b) Eligible grant recipients
Grants may be made under this section to any of, or any combination of:
(1)State and local governments.
(3)National, State, or regional organizations of producers, shippers, or carriers.
(4)Other entities as determined to be appropriate by the Secretary.
(c) Matching funds
The recipient of a grant under this section shall contribute an amount of non-Federal funds toward the project for which the grant is provided that is at least equal to the amount of grant funds received by the recipient under this section.
(d) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as are necessary for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
“Secretary” as meaning the Secretary of Agriculture, see section
8701 of this title.
“Specialty crop” as having the meaning given the term in section 3 ofPub. L. 108–465, set out as a note under section
1621 of this title, see section 10001(1) ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section
1622b of this title.
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