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Max Armstrong shares that ag research facilities around the country are in need of an update

August 12, 2021

Max Armstrong reports on the state of agriculture research facilities, which are out of date. Max shares insights from Ernie Minton who is director of the Kansas State Extension Service. He wrote an editorial for the Kansas City Star that says ag research facilities need a significant update. Many of these facilities were built in the 1950s and 1960s. And Max shares that a majority of those facilities are more than 25 years old and in need of an update.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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