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Collaboration sprouts innovation.
We harvest the impacts.

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Collaboration

Administered by USDA-NIFA, the Hatch Multistate Research Fund provides capacity funding to land-grant universities working together on projects tackling regional issues in agriculture.

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Innovation

Multistate research projects are innovating agriculture and impacting the environment, economy, and society. Our impact statements capture the activities and impacts of these projects.

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Communication

Communicating the impacts of publicly funded research is a vital part of being accountable and gaining support. The Multistate Research Fund Impacts Program shares the impacts of Hatch Multistate projects via infographics and social media. We also train others to report their impacts.

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Collaboration

Administered by USDA-NIFA, the Hatch Multistate Research Fund provides capacity funding to land-grant universities working together on projects tackling regional issues in agriculture.

Asian market farm crops_USDA Flickr photo_bw.jpg

Innovation

Administered by USDA-NIFA, the Hatch Multistate Research Fund provides capacity funding to land-grant universities working together on projects tackling regional issues in agriculture.

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Communication

Administered by USDA-NIFA, the Hatch Multistate Research Fund provides capacity funding to land-grant universities working together on projects tackling regional issues in agriculture.

Climate Monitoring
Climate Monitoring

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iStock-1307665897_pecan nuts

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Climate Monitoring
Climate Monitoring

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Multistate research impacts the economy, environment, and society.

Multistate Research by the Numbers

$339M

$60M

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020

allocated to Hatch Multistate projects in FY2020

~275 

$339M

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020

active Hatch Multistate projects in 2022 across all regions

~2,400

researchers and Extension educators participating in Hatch Multistate projects in 2022

Multistate projects have a unique capacity to impact high-priority regional and national issues.

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Multidisciplinary teams bring in diverse expertise to tackle complex problems.

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Multistate
participation allows projects to address widespread issues and provide targeted solutions for specific areas.

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Sharing
tools, facilities, data, and other resources is encouraged.

 

Collaboration
makes research more efficient by reducing duplicative efforts.

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The History of the Multistate Research Fund

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1862 Morrill Act

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1887 Hatch Act

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1998 AREERA

2012 MRF Impacts

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1862

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020

2012

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020

1887

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020

1998

allocated to State Agricultural Experiment Stations in FY2020