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The Agriculture Innovation Agenda, introduced by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, will set benchmarks for food loss and waste, carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions, water quality and renewable energy.

USDA Secretary Perdue launches agricultural innovation initiative

Department looks to help increase ag production 40% by cutting environmental footprint in half by 2050

While speaking at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Outlook Forum last Thursday, Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a new Agriculture Innovation Agenda with the goal to stimulate the innovation of American agriculture by increasing production 40% while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050.

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