ASM and SoAR Foundation Comment on AFRI Funding Levels

ASM and other Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation members requested $445 million in the FY 2020 budget for the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) from the leadership of both Appropriations Subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. 

We are writing to respectfully request $445 million in the FY 2020 budget for the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI). This competitive grant program funds science that will help the U.S. build thriving farms and a healthier nation.

The entire letter and list of SoAR members can be found here