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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