No more left to cut in agriculture budget

March 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/29/2012, p3
The article presents a message by wheat farmers, researchers and bakers before members of U.S. Congress that there is no more to cut from federal funding for agriculture research. Some of the facts shared with policy makers which include funding for U.S. Department Agriculture's Research Service (ARS) to be down 12%, a cut of 180 million U.S. dollars which was not restored due to the elimination of earmarked spending and 30% cut in funding for university researchers.


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