06.21.2016

IndyStar: Purdue Joins Call for More Agriculture Funding

Purdue Joins Call for More Agriculture Funding

By Christopher Doering and Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY, June 21, 2016

(Published on IndyStar)

Representatives from 13 schools and the Supporters of Agricultural Research Foundation will make their case in Washington this week…Read more.


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SoAR Foundation Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Advancing a $25 Million Budget Increase for USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

Today, the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation commended the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations for approving a $25 million increase for the USDA’s AFRI program for fiscal year 2017. If this funding level makes it to the finish line, AFRI will have received a 15 percent increase over the past two fiscal years.

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