Farm Progress America, Sept. 25, 2018

Max Armstrong looks at the investment in ag research in the U.S., which is falling

Max Armstrong shares insight on the value of investing in agricultural research. Max noted that a panel of the Farm Foundation shows that the return on investing in ag research is 20 to 1. There’s information that shows that U.S. spending on ag research is falling too; but in China ag research and development investment is up almost eight fold.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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