ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) Science Policy activities at the 2016 ASA, CSSA & SSSA Annual Meeting <p>The Science Policy Office is hosting several events for Annual Meeting</p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 White House launches efforts to expand and diversify ag workforce <p>The White House announced new efforts to "expand and diversify" the agricultural </p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Bipartisan coalition of Senators endorses Earth Science Week <p>In a positive display of bipartisanship, U.S. Senators from across the country have</p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 House subcommittee on research and technology holds hearing on academic research regulations <p>The House Science, Space, & Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology </p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 AAAS unveils dashboard on federal budgets <p>The AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program has just launched a new resource</p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 EPA postpones scientific review of glyphosate <p>The EPA is postponing its Scientific Advisory Panel review of glyphosate until</p> Policy News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 ACSESS Diversity and Inclusion Statement <p>The ACSESS Board of Directors recently adopted a Diversity and Inclusion Statement</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Drainage phosphorus loss proves tricky to ‘MANAGE’ <p>As the 2014 Lake Erie toxic algal bloom and other phosphorus-driven blooms</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Four scientists honored for accomplishments in biofortification at World Food Prize <p>Four biofortification experts received recognition for their contributions to</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 What Michael Pollan gets wrong about Big Ag <p>Journalist Michael Pollan deserves credit for elevating the national conversation</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Noted astronomer urges viewers to unlock the secrets in the soil <p>Dr. Laura Danly of California’s Griffith Observatory is helping USDA’s Natural</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 A message from the Director of the National Science Foundation <p>Shorter days and cooler temperatures may signal the end of the growing season</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Science of industrial hemp: On the leading edge of a growing industry <p>Industrial hemp is a cultivar of the Cannabis sativa plant and falls under stricter</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Farm groups urge food companies to think twice on GMO bans <p>Several leading U.S. farm groups are urging food companies to think twice </p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Greenhouse gas emissions from beef production only 1.9 percent of U.S. total <p>When it comes to protecting the environment, blaming greenhouse gas emission </p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Agriculture economists release report on big ag data <p>The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (C-FARE), the national</p> Science News 2016-10-19 12:00:00 A stronger voice for U.K. science—but at what cost? <p>Who would be the most effective advocate for scientists at a time of desperate </p> International Corner 2016-10-19 12:00:00 China’s $450 billion farm plan could determine our fate <p>Four hundred and fifty billion dollars. That’s the amount of money Chinese officials </p> International Corner 2016-10-19 12:00:00 The Paris climate agreement is entering into force. Now comes the hard part. <p>The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify the Paris</p> International Corner 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Bayer has no plans to introduce GMO crops in Europe <p>German chemicals firm Bayer has said it will not introduce genetically</p> International Corner 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Northeastern Integrated Pest Management <p>The Integrated Pest Management Partnership program supports projects that</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Southern Integrated Pest Management <p>The Southern IPM Center (SIPMC) is soliciting proposals that will enhance</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00 North Central Integrated Pest Management <p>The North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) announces</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Chesapeake Bay Program Partnership <p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program Office</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Organic Farming Research Foundation <p>The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) grants program is accepting</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00 Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act <p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests interested entities to submit restoration</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-10-19 12:00:00