09.13.2016

Farm Scientists See Ripening Opportunity for Greater Federal Support

Farm Scientists See Ripening Opportunity for Greater Federal Support

By Paul Basken, September 13, 2016

(Posted on the Chronicle of Higher Education)

Agricultural researchers — and the companies that support them — say it’s time for Congress to boost its investment in their work…Read more

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