Derived from plants and other renewable agricultural, marine, and forestry materials.

   Provide an alternative to conventional petroleum derived products.

   Products do not include food, animal feed, or fuel.

The program’s purpose is to spur economic development, create new jobs and provide new markets for farm commodities. The increased development, purchase, and use of biobased products reduces our nation’s reliance on petroleum, increases the use of renewable agricultural resources, and contributes to reducing adverse environmental and health impacts.