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August 4th, 2020
Rapid Response to COVID-19

In both good and bad times, agricultural researchers, educators, and extension professionals diligently toil to provide us with nutritious, abundant, and affordable food. The SoAR Foundation highlights their stories of discovery – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner – in the FedByScience storybank. Today, as our nation and the world struggle to fight COVID-19, medical professionals are working tirelessly to understand the virus, heal stricken people, and develop an effective vaccine. At the same time, agricultural professionals are rapidly responding to protect our farmworkers and the food system. Below are a few examples that describe how they are helping in various ways. These research, education, and extension efforts require sufficient USDA funding during this pandemic and into the future.

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Fedbyscience Partners Are Increasing States’ Capacity to Battle Covid-19

Veterinary labs at Colorado State University, Purdue University, Iowa State University, and other...

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Neglecting Agricultural Research Leaves a Livestock Body Count

THE HILL --- BY THOMAS GRUMBLY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE...

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Senate Budget Provides Welcome Boost for Agricultural Research

WASHINGTON, DC (September 20, 2019)—The Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation...

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“agriculture? As In, Farming?”: A Student’s Perspective

In the urban setting of Arlington, Virginia where I grew up, there is little attention paid to...

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Soar Co-hosts 3rd Annual Agricultural Research Congressional Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill

The Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation - in partnership with the National...

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Training a Veterinary Workforce to Feed a Hungry World

“We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry.” —Jimmy...

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Underfunding Ag Research Puts America at a Competitive Disadvantage

American agricultural research has sparked innovation that changes the lives of Americans and...

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Uw/industry Partnerships Yield Better Solutions

Wisconsin agriculture is making big news. As we embark on new global partnerships and get set to...

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Increased Ag Research Funding Needed to Provide a Bright Future for Our Next Generation

On behalf of FedByScience and the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation, welcome...

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