UK’s leading agricultural research facility facing funding crisis

Exclusive: Rothamsted Research is having to pause ‘non-essential’ work, according to a letter from its director

The UK’s leading agricultural research facility is facing a funding crisis with its future work in jeopardy, it can be revealed.

Rothamsted Research in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, is one of the oldest agricultural research institutions in the world, having been founded in 1843, and its research has been credited with preventing crop failures across the globe.

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