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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Agricultural Research Needs to Be a Priority

Director Sonny Ramaswamy talks about the importance of agricultural research and President Obama's request for $700 million in funding for the Agricultural and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Under Represented Students STEP-Up to Careers in Agriculture

The lack of women and minority representation in the professional agricultural workforce has become so pronounced that in STEM Stratplan 2013 President Obama called for an “all-hands-on-deck approach to science, technology, engineering, and math” (STEM) education.