Agriculture Research

Res #: 24-07M
Number: 24
Year: 2007
Midterm: Yes
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Resolution No. 24 – 07M
Agricultural Research

WHEREAS agricultural research provides significant benefits for producers and for society at large;

WHEREAS research is essential to the future competitive position of Canadian agriculture in the world; and

WHEREAS in relative terms, Canadian public funding for such research has fallen far behind our international competitors;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM make it a priority to lobby for significant expansion of thepublic sector research effort; and

FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the fruits of such research be retained by the public and producers.