What Can Be Done to Reinvigorate U.S. Agricultural Research?

Pardey, Philip G., Julian M. Alston, and Connie Chan-Kang

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2013 Special Issue: What Is a Farm Bill, What Is in the 2013 Version, and What Does It Mean to California Agriculture?

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Abstract

Agricultural R&D yields very high returns, but total public and private spending has stalled. Innovative funding approaches combining private and public funds to finance publicly performed research could revitalize U.S. agricultural R&D.

Keywords

public agricultural R&D, funding, underinvestment, public-private partnerships, United States, farm bill

Citation

Pardey, Philip G., Julian M. Alston, and Connie Chan-Kang. "What Can Be Done to Reinvigorate U.S. Agricultural Research?" ARE Update 16(6)(2013):9-12. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2013/16/6/what-can-be-done-to/