Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, April 07, 2020

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Groups seek $50M for DARPA-like ag program

Nearly three dozen farm groups and university researchers are calling on House and Senate appropriators to fund the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AgARDA), authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill but which has yet to receive any money.
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FDA on mission to explain its animal biotech approval process

The Food and Drug Administration, facing increased criticism of its regulatory process for gene-edited animals, is mounting a new effort to defend its policies to farmers, researchers and developers, but the industry is backing the Agriculture Department's push to take over some of FDA's oversight role.
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