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USDA Agencies Funded $287.7 Million for Specialty Crop Automation or Mechanization Projects

Gregory Astill

Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2020, vol. April 2020, issue 03

Abstract: A study by ERS researchers identifies $287.7 million in USDA funding to 213 research projects that during 2008-18 supported the development and use of automation or mechanization in the production and processing of U.S. specialty crops. These projects were funded by research programs in the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) during the above period.

Keywords: Crop Production/Industries; Production Economics; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.302919

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