03.23.2015

E&E: Panels to Debate Need for Research Dollars, Biotech Laws

By Tiffany Stecker, E&E reporter, March 23, 2015

(Published by Environment & Energy Daily

Agricultural research is a tough sell on the Hill. Though everyone benefits from it, it doesn’t offer the near-immediate gratification of other programs…Read more.

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