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Ground broken on $2M ag tech center

Posted: Thursday, Oct 24th, 2013

• 30,000-square-foot commercialization center needed to scale-up research for rural economic development

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University has become a leader in scientific research. It’s now the nation’s fastest-growing land-grant university in terms of agricultural and ag-related research.

Over the past five years, the school’s annual research expenditures have increased by more than 100 percent.

And just this summer, university officials rolled out a new, five-year strategic plan that calls for increasing overall research spending from $68.7 million to more than $115 million annually.

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