11.11.2017

High Plains Journal: Agriculture Groups Call for Doubling of USDA Research Budget

By Editorial Staff, November 11, 2017

(Originally posted on High Plains Journal)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s research, education and Extension budget should be doubled to $6 billion during the five-year life of the 2018 farm bill, according to a broad coalition of 63 organizations involved in almost every facet of the U.S. agricultural sector…Read more.

More Stories from the community

The Hill Op-Ed: Barren Fields Grow Terrorists by John McDonnell

The fall armyworm is the name of a two-inch-long brown caterpillar with a yellow stripe. It has a military name because common infestations are both large and destructive. The insect recently arrived in Africa and its impact on the Lake Chad region — already plagued by violence from terrorist group Boko Haram — has security experts concerned.

Read More