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The money, which will be given if the state legislature approves the departments proposed budget, would be used for two research projects. "Pharmacokinetics of extra-label drugs in food animals," one of the projects, is to reveive $69,413 in state funding. The second project, called "withdrawel time for extra-label use of gentamicin in dairy cattle" will receive $83,480 in state money. State agriculutre secretary Boyd E. Wolf said that the universities and the research which they perform have been and will continue to be important to the state's farm business. "Research is crucial to agriculture, and our commitment to it will help farmers meet tomorrow's challenges to Pennsylvania's leading industry," he said in a statement. "Our universities have helped farmers protect consumers, animals, investments and the environment while increasing production."

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