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News and Updates

Congrats to Dr. Karen Plaut of Purdue University for being selected as our NCRA winner of the 2024 agInnovation Excellence in Leadership Award!

The agInnovation MRF (Multistate Research Fund) Impacts social media monthly toolkits are available here. Please share and use the materials as you see fit.

National agInnovation Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards, due to DCC via Rick Rhodes ( by 6/30/2024

The agInnovation/ESS rebranding informational webinar from 9/8 is available now at

We now have a LinkedIn page! Please check it out and follow us at

Strong work, NCERA137, Soybean Diseases! Congrats on being the 2023 winner of the National Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award!

Not sure how we all fit and work together? Check out the updated Association for Public and Land-grant Universities' (APLU) Commission on Food, Environment, and Renewable Resources organizational chart.

The national Experiment Station Section (ESS), of which the NCRA is one of five member associations, is now agInnovation! Read more about our brand and national impacts at We do science that feeds the world! #agInnovation

Congrats to Dr. Jeff Jacobsen, retired NCRA Executive Director, on being selected for the 2023 NC Excellence in Leadership Award!

NCRA business meeting minutes from our 2023 meetings are available at

ESCOP (now agInnovation) Science Roadmap briefs are available for viewing and printing. Visit

Science Breakthroughs to Advance Food and Agricultural Research by 2030 report released:


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