The threat of budget cuts to higher education in North Dakota’s next legislative session, potentially $50 million in state appropriation funds, challenges agriculture research funding. NDSU President Dean Bresciani says more budget cuts are tough to swallow. “It’s a big gulp for us. We consider what we do in terms of research and development for agriculture sector critical to its success. We’re struggling to find ways to maintain how we support the industry, undercuts and looming cuts.”
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