Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR): Focusing our best scientific minds on feeding America and the world.
SoAR members are working with policymakers and the public at large to help them understand why a sound, modern research policy is absolutely essential for achieving a host of national priorities.
In 2008 the United States Congress established the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) in response to long-standing call from the scientific community for a strong critically reviewed research.
Federal funding for competitive agriculture grants encourages more investigators both within traditional agriculture disciplines and from many other areas of science to propose innovative, collaborative and creative solutions to problems agriculture is uniquely suited to solve.
Enlarging the Scientific Circle
In 2008 the United States Congress established the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) in response to long-standing call from the scientific community for a strong critically reviewed agricultural research program that defines the key challenges in food and … Read More
All Hands on Deck for Agriculture
Today, we look to agriculture to confront an array of challenges including obesity, energy independence, sustainable development and US global competitiveness. It’s time for an all-hands-on deck approach to research. Agriculture must contribute to solving an array of major challenges including … Read More
SoAR for Science
Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) is a new non-partisan science-based coalition seeking sound research policies that focus more of our best minds on feeding America and the world. SoAR is working with major research … Read More