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Ag Research Needed
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 15, 2014 01:31 PM CST

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- A need to expand agriculture research and development investments has been absent from all of the debate that has delayed passage of a new farm bill, a former U.S. secretary of agriculture and a USDA official lamented during a panel presentation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Tuesday.

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman said he believes the U.S. is positioned to lead the world in agriculture research and development -- regardless of what Congress elects to do in the ongoing farm bill debate.

"You probably never get great leadership out of the U.S. Congress ...

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