Morris Sun Tribune: Morris Ag Research Lab Slated for Closure

EXCERPT: “The USDA Agricultural Research Service lab in Morris is slated to be closed under President Donald Trump’s budget but a local advocacy group is already working to make sure it doesn’t happen . . . The ARS lab in Morris has an annual budget of $2.8 million, representatives of the Barnes-Aastad Soil & Water Conservation Research Association said. The Morris lab website lists 23 people on site at Morris. The Barnes-Aastad group was formed about 60 years ago to help establish the ARS lab in Morris and it’s committed to making sure it stays here.” FULL STORY: