03.23.2018

Science Magazine: Advocates Celebrate Funding Bump for USDA-funded Research

By Kelly Servick, March 23, 2018

(Originally posted on Science Magazine)

Farm science advocates had some success this year in boosting federal funding for the discipline…Read more)

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Letter to the Senate on Proposed NIFA Relocation

On August 9, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the department’s intention to relocate the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS) to outside of Washington, DC effective the end of 2019. In response, SoAR sent a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow encouraging leadership to ask for a more detailed justification for the change.

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