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USDA Secretary Announces Creation of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the creation of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR) and the appointment of a 15-member board of directors. The new foundation will leverage public and private resources to increase the scientific and technological research, innovation, and partnerships critical to boosting America's agricultural economy.
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For more information on the FFAR board members, please visit http://www.ree.usda.gov/ree/news/FFARBios2014.pdf.

USDA partners with industry leaders to propel agricultural research forward. Read USDA’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Catherine Woteki’s statement.

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