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AGree Releases Research & Innovation Report

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - Sara Suriani

On June 24, 2015 AGree released a comprehensive consensus report on food and ag research, Research & Innovation: Strengthening Agricultural Research, which includes nine recommendations to strengthen the impact of public research dollars by reforming the system and also makes the case for increased research funding. As a driver of innovation, research is essential to face down the consequential challenges of our time, ranging from water shortages to animal diseases, while also bolstering the U.S. economy. Targeting, tracking, and transparently sharing vital food and ag research will maximize the return on investment and build support for increasing that investment.  Read the full report here: http://www.foodandagpolicy.org/sites/default/files/AGree_RII_2015.pdf