Plea for More Funding of Agricultural Research

June 15, 2016

Increased federal funding for agricultural research will bolster the economy, improve nutrition and food safety, protect public health, and strengthen the environment, officials of 13 universities argue in a new report. The report, "Retaking the Field: The Case for a Surge in Agricultural Research," is backed by the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation and includes case studies of work done by the mix of public and private research universities.

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