ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2015 (Webmaster) Domestic programs rally for relief from sequestration <p>Federal research agencies and other discretionary government programs </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 House Republicans plan to call for action on climate change <p>A co­ali­tion of House Re­pub­lic­ans is gear­ing up to make waves by call­ing </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Societies voice concerns over open access legislation <p>In July, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 State legislatures urge federal support of GMOs <p>While Chipotle and Whole Foods are moving away from the use of genetically </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 House Science Committee hearing on NEON <p>The House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology’s Subcommittee on </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 U.S. to sell rice to no. 1 user: China <p>U.S. rice producers are about to get access to China, the world’s largest market</p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 It's time to get serious about reducing food waste, feds say <p>Word that Americans throw away about one-third of our available food has </p> Policy News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Do soils and geology always protect groundwater from pathogens? <p>Countless ways exist for water-borne bacteria to die or get stuck in soil and</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 New report addresses environmental research and education <p>The nation is at an environmental crossroads, states a report released today</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 How researchers are trying to grow an unusual urban crop: rice <p>There is a new project based on rice where, instead of growing rice it in the </p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Congressman Lamar Smith: The Science Teacher <p>For Rep. Lamar Smith—who’s in his second term as chair­man and has served</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Study of U.S. farm data shows loss of crop diversity <p>U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, </p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Water markets would pay farmers for cleaner streams <p>Farmers make a living by raising and selling crops. But what if they could also</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 The hunt for antibiotics in soil <p>Slava Epstein feels a reverence for soil. In January, the Northeastern University </p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Will EPA limit use of 76 pesticides following court ruling? <p>The power struggle over blaming pesticides and specifically the neonicotinoid </p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Most scientists in this country are Democrats. That's a problem. <p>It is no secret that the ranks of scientists and engineers in the United States</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Extreme weather and food shocks <p>Recent events highlight concerns about the risks to global food security posed</p> Science News 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Can the Chinese government get its people to like GMOs? <p>In China, which has one-fifth of the world’s population but just seven percent</p> International Corner 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Australia gets a new science minister <p>Australia has a new science minister Christopher Pyne, a lawyer and veteran </p> International Corner 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Cities across China and U.S. announce deep carbon cuts <p>At a U.S.-China joint summit on climate change yesterday in Los Angeles, California, </p> International Corner 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Europe should launch satellite to monitor faint glow of plants, panel says <p>An advisory panel has recommended that the European Space Agency (ESA) </p> International Corner 2015-09-23 12:00:00 France bolsters ban on genetically modified crops <p>France is to use a new European opt-out scheme to ensure a ban on the </p> International Corner 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Golf Course Superintendent Associate of America Research Grant Program <p>GCSAA invites you to submit a proposal to the to the 2015 Research Grant Program. </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-09-23 12:00:00 CSSA-USAID Travel Grant to attend Pan African Grain Legume Research Conference <p>This CSSA-USAID travel grant is intended to allow ten graduate students to </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Advancing Soil Health, Conservation and Outreach on Grazing Lands <p>The National Grazing Lands Coalition’s mission is to promote ecologically and </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-09-23 12:00:00 Registration open: Congress on Sustaining Western Water <p>The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation Congress delegates will assess </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2015-09-23 12:00:00