ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) Stopgap funding measure likely, but timing still unclear <p>Political momentum is building in both chambers for a short-term stopgap</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 What do the presidential candidates think about science and technology? <p>Three of the four major candidates for U.S. president have responded to “America’s</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Congressional Caucus for Earth and Space Sciences gets launched <p>One year after federal legislation threatened to restrict funding for the Earth</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Researchers studying "teen sex" and flesh-eating maggots win 2016 Golden Goose Awards <p>Since 2012, the Golden Goose Awards have recognized quirky, federally funded</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Report urges Trump, Clinton to make room for science in the White House <p>A new report on how the next U.S. president should manage the nation’s science</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Clinton and Trump: Where they stand on ag <p>It’s been a long election season all across the country, and as presidential candidates</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Congressional panel battles over subpoenas of scientists <p>A sharply divided U.S. House of Representatives panel on science debated its own</p> Policy News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Unprecedented maize yield gains under Striga infestation <p>Maize is a food security crop in West Africa threatened by Striga hermonthica</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Agricultural R&D is on the move <p>The geographical distribution of food and agricultural research and development</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 New guidance allows some NIFA Industrial Hemp research <p>A Federal Register notice provided information on how federal law applies to activities</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Bayer clinches Monsanto with improved $66 billion bid <p>German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer clinched a $66 billion takeover of</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 The standoff between big oil and big corn <p>A decade ago, lawmakers in Washington tried to address a trifecta of thorny challenges</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 EPA weighs in on glyphosate, says it likely doesn't cause cancer <p>No chemical used by farmers, it seems, gets more attention than glyphosate, also</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Soil properties drive biosolids effects on winter wheat <p>Environmental concerns limit fall biosolids application to winter wheat in Virginia</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Plating up solutions <p>The food system—that is, all the processes involved in feeding the global population</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Getting Iowa farmers to embrace the 'C' word <p>Iowa Public Television host Mike Pearson asked farmer Kevin Jesse a question that</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Phytotron facelift facilitates cutting-edge research on plants <p>The laboratory is a control freak's dream come true! Welcome to the North Carolina</p> Science News 2016-09-21 12:00:00 China to invest $450 billion modernizing agriculture by 2020 <p>The Agricultural Development Bank of China, one of the country's main policy lenders</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Irrigation turns drought to cash for Cameroon's vegetable farmers <p>Farmers in this poverty-mired region of northwest Cameroon used to watch their vegetable</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 UN agrees to fight 'the biggest threat to modern medicine': antibiotic resistance <p>All 193 United Nations member states are set to sign a declaration agreeing</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Wheat, one of the world’s most important crops, is being threatened by climate change <p>One of the biggest concerns about climate change is the effect it will have on</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Brazil ratifies Paris climate deal <p>Brazil has become the latest country to ratify the Paris climate agreement. </p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 This simple Indian irrigation tech is helping farmers hit hardest by climate change and drought <p>Across much of India, farmers are struggling to adapt as their crops fail season</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Farm boost of $30 billion aimed at helping Africa 'feed itself' <p>African farmers are set to benefit from tens of billions of dollars pledged by</p> International Corner 2016-09-21 12:00:00 NSF Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan <p>The National Science Foundation is preparing to launch its next strategic plan</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Call for Authors and Technical Inputs for the Fourth National Climate Assessment Now Open <p>Development of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) is underway</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 California Pest Management Research Grants <p>National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Description California</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission <p>The Agricultural Products Utilization Commission supports the development</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grant <p>Agriculture professionals in Cooperative Extension, Natural Resources Conservation</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 Southern SARE Producer Grant <p>Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE) is accepting</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00 National Environmental Exchange Network Grant Program <p>The Exchange Network Grant Program provides funding to states, territories</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-09-21 12:00:00