The House Agriculture subcommittee overseeing research reviewed Title VII of the farm bill Thursday morning. Lawmakers repeatedly stressed the importance of agricultural research and land grant colleges. Purdue University Senior Associate Dean Bernard Engel was asked about the public-private partnership in ag research. “Private partners are an important part of what we do; another incredibly important resource we have in this state and in other states are checkoff organizations. Corn and soy make investments in applied research and make investments in longer-term research as well.”
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