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Jane Maland Cady: New Gates Foundation grant strengthens program roots

​November 12, 2013 - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has approved another five years of support for McKnight's crop research efforts.

While driving down a rural southern Minnesota highway, in the midst of the corn and soybean harvest, I received the long awaited call that a renewal grant for the McKnight Foundation’s Collaborative Crop Research Program had been approved by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A fittingly agricultural location, albeit far removed from sub-Saharan Africa where the funding will have its impact.

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