Biden: Our country’s agricultural sector features the most productive, innovative farmers and scientists in the world. Undertaking continued investment in innovation and technological advances will allow our farmers and ranchers to remain world leaders in agricultural production, benefitting workers, businesses, consumers, and exporters alike–and our administration commits to supporting the research and technological development necessary to achieve this. In addition, in leadership roles across our administration, we will appoint officials who value and invoke scientific evidence to guide decision making and the regulatory process, as opposed to using their positions to score political points or to profit personally.