The idea to move two federal research agencies from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City area is a good one.
But the plan being used by U.S. Department of Agriculture leaders to turn the idea into reality is seriously flawed, raising the risk that the move will be a huge failure.
The Trump administration in June announced it would move the USDA Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to new offices in the Kansas City area.
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