SoAR champions food and agricultural research.

Our mission is to increase support for USDA's AFRI program, which funds competitive science for thriving farms and a healthy nation.

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Food is too important to the human race to be a research afterthought. — Dr. William Danforth, SoAR Founder

New Report: “Retaking the Field: Science Breakthroughs for Thriving Farms and a Healthier Nation” highlights research from the SoAR Foundation and 20 FedByScience universities. Explore the stories

North Carolina State University

Sensing Safety: Deploying sensors to safeguard the food supply

Fort Valley State University

Deploying Drones: Helping farmers utilize new technology to improve efficiency

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Diversifying Dinner: Creating hybrid wheat for improved productivity and nutrition