ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) USDA AFRI budget doubled in President’s budget request <p>USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack, and Director of the White House Office of Science</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 What will Obama’s last budget request mean for science? <p>When President Barack Obama unveils his 2017 budget request it will honor</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 U.S. House tees up controversial bill on NSF research <p>This week the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to repeat a warning</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears <p>The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 AGree calls to action Presidential candidates <p>The right food and agricultural policies can improve the health of America’s</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Heads Up: 2018 Farm Bill <p>The topics of the day are the upcoming presidential caucuses and primaries</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 House Science Committee thinks Paris climate agreement is bad for Americas <p>Countries both poor and rich participated in a historic moment on December</p> Policy News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Tree crowns, trunks: Another type of green infrastructure? <p>Green infrastructure systems for handling urban runoff naturally focus on soil</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 How 'more food per field' could help save our wild spaces <p>Agricultural expansion is a leading cause of wild species loss and greenhouse</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Status of the World’s Soil Resources <p>The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 A diet change to fight climate change: eat more pulses <p>Climate change may seem to many of us a challenge too daunting to tackle</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Risk of lead poisoning from urban gardening is low <p>Using compost is the single best thing you can do to protect your family from</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 America’s 50 most powerful people in food for 2016 <p>Who wields power in the American food world? For the sixth year in a row</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Soil policy in the EU <p>Although agriculture and forests occupy 78% of the surface of the EU, currently</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Will climate change move agriculture indoors? <p>As climate change does its thing to America, what it is going to do to the nation’s</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 #Agfacts for Super Bowl 50 <p>It’s that time of year again for American’s to gather around the big screen to catch</p> Science News 2016-02-10 12:00:00 China cracks down on illegal GM crops ahead of Syngenta deal <p>Chinese officials have issued warnings to seed dealers and farmers not to use</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster <p>Cattle, thin like their owners, wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Australia’s national lab network to cut staff and trim research efforts <p>Outrage has greeted a decision by the head of Australia’s premier research agency</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Are robots taking over the farm? In Japan, they are. <p>A Japanese firm said on Monday it will soon open what may be the most futuristic</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 India plans to borrow $12.6 billion overseas to fund irrigation <p>India plans to raise $12.6 billion in overseas loans to fund irrigation projects due</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 French law forbids food waste by supermarkets <p>France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing</p> International Corner 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Call For Nominations: ASA, CSSA, & SSSA Awards <p>The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00 USDA Grant Funding for Agricultural Research – new guidelines <p>Competitive and Noncompetitive Non-Formula Federal Assistance Programs</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Long-Term Ecological Research <p>To address ecological questions that cannot be resolved with short-term observations</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Alfalfa and Forage Research Program <p>AFRP supports integrated, collaborative research and technology transfer to improve</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Farm Business Management and Benchmarking <p>The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00 Capacity Building Grants for Non Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture <p>NLGCA Institutions may use the funds: (a) to successfully compete for funds from</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-02-10 12:00:00