February 4, 2021

USDA offers strategy on ag innovation research

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced in February 2020 the Agriculture Innovation Agenda, with a goal of increasing U.S. agricultural production by 40%, while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050. One component of the AIA is the formulation of a U.S. Agriculture Innovation Strategy – seeking to establish discovery goals that align with or inform both the public and private-sector research ecosystems. Read more