ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) Appropriations process stalls as Congress leaves for 7 week recess <p>The Appropriations committees in both the House and Senate have written</p> Policy News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Budget chairman to propose overhaul of congressional budget process <p>Senate Budget Chairman Michael Enzi unveiled ideas for changing the budget</p> Policy News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Comments sought on National Climate Assessment <p>The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) published a notice in the</p> Policy News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Republicans just escalated the war over ExxonMobil and climate change <p>Call it a tit for tat over subpoenas, one that escalates an ongoing spat over what</p> Policy News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 More for less in pastures <p>Getting more for less is an attractive concept. But it isn’t that easy when it comes</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 To protect the food supply, spend more federal money <p>When a deadly disease that was killing millions of piglets suddenly arrived in the</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Americans think national parks are worth U.S. $92 billion, but we don’t fund them accordingly <p>The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this summer. In a new study</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Did herbicide resistance exist before GMO crops? <p>Society may think weeds resistant to herbicides are a new phenomenon linked to</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists <p>Science is in big trouble. Or so we’re told. In the past several years, many scientists</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Walmart brings muscle to the 'ugly' produce movement <p>Tasty, if ugly potatoes? Funky-skinned but sweet, firm apples? In a series of low-key</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Everglades Foundation launches $10 million prize to clean up toxic algae blooms <p>Removing the phosphorus that causes toxic algal blooms in bodies of water around</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Food security’s ability to unite, power to protect <p>In today’s chaotic world with numerous conflicts and unprecedented numbers</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 At 101, Loyd Ratts of St. John embraces technology changes <p>Loyd Ratts first began irrigating his farm fields in 1973 and said he's better much</p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Food waste on the farm <p>Food waste doesn’t just come from your plate or the back corners of your refrigerator. </p> Science News 2016-07-27 12:00:00 An upgraded 3,000-year-old pea could ease India’s inflation problem <p>On a campus in southern India, Kiran Sharma and his team of biologists are perfecting</p> International Corner 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Turkish academics targeted as government reacts to failed coup <p>In the wake of a failed coup attempt last weekend, the Turkish government</p> International Corner 2016-07-27 12:00:00 A week of political bloodletting, but U.K. science minister keeps his job <p>For researchers worried about the future of science in the United Kingdom</p> International Corner 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Nation that suffered worst drought in decades is water exporter <p>Jaiveer Arya wipes sweat from his brow as he squats in the shade and watches</p> International Corner 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Israel’s botanical gardens face funding crisis <p>Israel’s 11 botanical gardens are scrambling to cope with deep cuts in funding</p> International Corner 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Input sough on phytobiomes and phenotyping <p>The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is holding two</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Promote Weed Control Collaborations <p>The Pulling Together Initiative, a program of the National Fish and Wildlife</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Bioscience Research Projects – Whitehall Foundation <p>The Whitehall Foundation assists scholarly research in the life sciences through</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program <p>The purpose of this competitive undergraduate scholarship grant program</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Small Business Innovation Research Program <p>Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. Proposed Phase I </p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience <p>The Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) contributes to NSF’s Improving</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-07-27 12:00:00