Environment Secretary Owen Paterson said the UK could have a "leading role in feeding the world".
Mr Paterson made the announcement at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, today.
He said the Government will help companies and research providers to overcome any barriers they may face in the UK - ensuring that it is the "best place" for them to carry out their work.
"The farmer benefits. The consumer benefits. The environment benefits," he said
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Another fine sunny day.
Mothering Sunday will stay dry with plenty of sunshine. A cool easterly breeze will take the edge off coastal temperatures. Highs of 15°C.