ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) USDA, NSF and DOE funding bills released by House and Senate <p>Last week, the House Agriculture and Energy & Water (E&W) and the Senate E&W</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Roberts calls for GMO labeling pressure as BIO flies in <p>As biotech industry representatives head to Capitol Hill, GMO labeling will likely</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 To fight global warming, Senate calls for study of making Earth reflect more light <p>Budgetmakers in the U.S. Senate want the Department of Energy (DOE) to study</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 U.S. House's group hears Cuban ag trade benefits <p>The Cuba Working Group, a bipartisan group of U.S. House Members supporting</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Agricultural research is the farmer’s ultimate antacid <p>The $25 million bump that House appropriators are proposing for competitive</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 GAO finds holes in USDA biotech regulation <p>The Government Accountability Office is urging the Agriculture Department to set</p> Policy News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Nitrogen, harvest moisture, and cultivar selection effects on rough rice and milling yields <p>Proper on-farm practices in Mid-South rice production are key to optimizing</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Could global warming's top culprit help crops? <p>Many scientists fear that global warming will hit staple food crops hard, with</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Neonicotinoid seed treatments produce higher soybean yields in the Southern US <p>Scientists from Mississippi State University have found that treating soybean</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 How grad students get paid affects where they work <p>It’s only one study. But a novel analysis finding a link between how U.S. graduate</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Land grant university programs helped keep farmers on the farm <p>Federal cooperative extension programs have helped more than 137,000 farmers</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Reducing food waste could curb climate change <p>It’s easy not to think about food waste when your rotting tomatoes and days-old</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Study examines the effects of exposing nitrogen-fixing bacteria in roots to fertilizer <p>Plant biologists at the University of Illinois and Michigan State University have</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 NSF test finds eliminating deadlines halves number of grant proposals <p>In recent years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia, has</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Remediating brine-contaminated soils from the surface <p>In the oil and gas industry, drilling and fracturing operations produce saline-sodic</p> Science News 2016-04-20 12:00:00 E.U. urged to free all scientific papers by 2020 <p>One of the perks of holding the rotating presidency of the European Union is that</p> International Corner 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Indian grain output seen testing record with stronger monsoon <p>Forecasts for the first above-average monsoon in India in three years is set to</p> International Corner 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Research and application of biochar in China <p>China is facing major environmental challenges, among which are soil contamination</p> International Corner 2016-04-20 12:00:00 European Parliament backs glyphosate but with conditions <p>European politicians advised on Wednesday that the herbicide glyphosate should</p> International Corner 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Rural water, not city smog, may be China’s pollution nightmare <p>More than 80 percent of the water from underground wells used by farms, factories</p> International Corner 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Emergency: Citrus Disease Research and Extension <p>The Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Ultraviolet Radiation Monitoring and Research Program <p>The USDA has long been concerned about high levels of ultraviolet radiation</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration <p>The ARPA-E program, Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Stave-Level Conservation Innovative Grants <p>The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Food Safety Outreach Program <p>The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 Bioenergy Research Centers <p>The Genomic Science Program (GSP) in the Office of Biological and Environmental</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00 'One Shared Place' Contest Invites Educator-Student Videos <p>Leading up to Earth Science Week 2016, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-04-20 12:00:00