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Agriculture & Food Research Initiative

AAU joined the AFRI Coalition's letter to the House and Senate Chairs of the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittees requesting at least $445 million for AFRI in FY20 and commends USDA for requesting $500 million for the program. 


AAU supports the administration’s request to fund the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative at $500 million in FY20.
AAU joined the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation in a letter urging Congress to provide $445 million for AFRI in FY20.
This table represents the current status of FY20 appropriations for AAU’s funding priorities at the Departments of Education, Energy, and Defense as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, AFRI, and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $420 million for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) in FY19.