Did you know? Just 1.6 percent of the $142 billion federal investment in research is allocated toward agriculture research, according to American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Historically, the amount of funding dedicated to wheat research has been dwarfed by the funding dedicated to other major crops. Wheat relies on public, private and grower funding for crop innovation. Growing the investment in wheat research over time is critical to achieving the innovation needed to sustainably support a rapidly growing world population.