ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2015 (Webmaster) Science Policy activities at the 2015 ASA, CSSA & SSSA Annual Meeting <p>The Science Policy Office is hosting several events for Annual Meeting</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Congress passes bipartisan budget deal <p>Last week, the White House and House Speaker John Boehner revealed the bipartisan</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Ask Congress to support geoscience research and restore cuts to NSF GEO <p>This year, the House appropriations bill that funds the National Science Foundation</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Societies ask for research funding support in FY2016 appropriations negotiations <p>This week, thirteen science coalitions representing over 500 industrial, academic</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Agency won’t give GOP internal docs on climate research <p>The federal government’s chief climate research agency is refusing to give House</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Give U.S. national labs freer rein, commission urges skeptical senators <p>For decades, directors of the national labs have grumbled that DOE micromanagement</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Farmers want reasonable UAV regulations <p>The National Corn Growers Association is assuring the government that farmers </p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 White House honors Champions of Change in sustainable agriculture <p>On Monday, the White House honored 12 Champions of Change for Sustainable</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Stabenow eyes GMO labeling bill by end of year <p>Federal regulators defended the safety of biotech foods at a congressional hearing</p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Senators continue efforts to strengthen American R&D policy, competitiveness <p>U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), members of the U.S. </p> Policy News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announces first projects <p>The newly formed Foundation for Food and Agricultural held its first public meeting</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Science is cool in ‘The Martian.’ Can it be compelling in the classroom too? <p>Cool science: an oxymoron? Not according to thousands of moviegoers who have</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 California’s growers bear brunt of drought woes <p>The historic drought in California, and much of the West, has caused farmers to </p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 APLU study finds $8.4 Billion in deferred maintenance at schools of agriculture in U.S. <p>Sightlines and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) released</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Call for white papers: Decadal survey for Earth science and applications from space <p>The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has begun the next</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 SoAR Foundation announces Scientific Advisory Committee <p>The Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation announced the</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Study claims that rising temperatures will sharply cut economic productivity <p>In a sweeping new study, a team of researchers say there is a strong relationship</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 U.S. rivers show few signs of improvement from historic nitrate increases <p>During 1945 to 1980, nitrate levels in large U.S. rivers increased up to fivefold in</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 GMO backlash threatens beet farmers as foodmakers swap sugars <p>America's sugar beet growers are under siege as U.S. food companies increasingly</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Good news for ag science majors: The job market is hot <p>Close to 60,000 jobs are set to open up in agriculture, food and natural resource</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 We need an energy miracle <p>Bill Gates is on a solo global lobbying campaign to press his species to accomplish</p> Science News 2015-11-04 12:00:00 China’s vanishing coastal wetlands are nearing critical red line <p>Along China’s coastline, rapid development has transformed marshes and mudflats</p> International Corner 2015-11-04 12:00:00 EU lawmakers block opt-out from GMO rules <p>European Union lawmakers have rejected a draft law that would have allowed</p> International Corner 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Where to next for Cuban food and agriculture? <p>The United States has begun to normalize its relationship with Cuba and many</p> International Corner 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Neuroscientist tapped as Australia’s chief scientist <p>Neuroscientist Alan Finkel will be Australia’s next chief scientist, Prime Minister</p> International Corner 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Paris climate summit will hinge on climate aid-poor nations <p>Poor nations say they are far more vulnerable than the rich to powerful hurricanes</p> International Corner 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Specialty Crop Research Initiative Request for Pre-Applications <p>The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Solid Waste Management <p>Funds may be used to: Evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program <p>The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories <p>Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSMLs) are off-campus facilities for</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications <p>This Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Environmental System Science <p>The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 UF Fellowships in Biological Engineering in Food Systems <p>Three fellowships in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00 Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program <p>The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-11-04 12:00:00