ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2017 (Webmaster) Societies urge Congress to develop a bipartisan budget deal <p>In addition to a delayed appropriations calendar, Congress has to deal</p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 FY 2018 research funding largely spared in Senate <p>Even though Congress got a late start this year, but that hasn't stopped</p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Nominee for USDA Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics announced <p>Sam Clovis has been nominated by President Trump to serve as USDA</p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Trump EPA eyes former Obama energy official to lead climate science face-off <p>U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt</p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Pentagon climate work in the GOP crosshairs <p>Brick by brick, the Obama administration’s climate legacy is being</p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Input sought on National Academies study on the future of food and agriculture research <p>There’ still time to submit ideas for <a href="">Science Breakthroughs 2030</a></p> Policy News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Registration open for Crop Residues for Advanced Biofuels Workshop <p>Advanced biofuels and bioproducts are being made from crop residues</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Measured soil moisture improves wildfire prediction <p>Despite the known connection between soil moisture and wildfire danger</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Climate change to deplete some U.S. water basins, reduce irrigated crop yields <p>A new study by MIT climate scientists, economists, and agriculture experts</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Facts don’t matter when agvocating. Here’s why. <p>“Probably the scariest thing for me to learn as a scientist is that facts</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Register for upcoming geoscience webinar <p>Register for the upcoming webinar, Building the Modern World</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Farm drainage ditch sediments generate urea <p>Harmful algal blooms can occur when noxious aquatic organisms</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Farmers are capitalizing on carbon sequestration: How much is your carbon-rich soil worth? <p>Carbon farming—a catch-all phrase to describe the cultivation</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Scientists grow seedless watermelon to withstand soil-borne diseases <p>Consumers love the convenience and taste of seedless watermelons</p> Science News 2017-07-26 12:00:00 China will import American rice for the first time <p>China will import American rice for the first time after a new trade deal</p> International Corner 2017-07-26 12:00:00 French funding agency president resigns amidst tensions <p>Michael Matlosz, president and CEO of the French National Research Agency</p> International Corner 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Brazil leads on sustainability <p>Over the last 50 years, Brazil has experienced a real revolution in the countryside</p> International Corner 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Inside China’s $43 billion bid for food security <p>The worst famine in human history occurred in China from 1959 to 1961</p> International Corner 2017-07-26 12:00:00 NAREEE Advisory Board Seeking Nominations 2017 <p>The National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2017-07-26 12:00:00 NIFA Extends Deadline Seeking Research Topics from Commodity Boards for FY 2018 AFRI Program <p>The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is extending the deadline</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2017-07-26 12:00:00 RFA: Tipping Points <p>This Request for Applications (RFA) encourages applications for developing</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2017-07-26 12:00:00 EarthScope <p>EarthScope is an Earth science program to explore the 4-dimensional structure</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2017-07-26 12:00:00 Whitehall Foundation: Bioscience Research Projects <p>The Whitehall Foundation assists scholarly research in the life sciences through</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2017-07-26 12:00:00