ASA-CSSA-SSSA Science Policy Report ASA-CSSA-SSSA Bi-Weekly Science Policy Report en-us Copyright 2016 (Webmaster) Appropriations process inches forward <p>When it comes to funding the government, the House and Senate have become</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 OSTP announces national microbiome initiative <p>The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced a</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 State officials investigated over their inquiry into Exxon Mobil’s climate change research <p>Since last November, a growing number of state attorneys general have been</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Senate Committee passes small business research reauthorization <p>The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee passed a bipartisan</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 New chair of science board helps make NSF’s case to U.S. Congress <p>The new chair of the board that oversees the National Science Foundation</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Celebrity chefs hope to press Congress on food waste <p>Celebrities often land on Capitol Hill to testify about world atrocities, advocate</p> Policy News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Effective sampling for digital soil mapping <p>Field soil samples are key inputs to digital soil mapping for provision of soil</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 SoAR Foundation and university collaborators release ag research breakthroughs report <p>Thirteen prominent research institutions in the United States joined the</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 How the world’s most popular foods have traveled all over the planet <p>From the grains in your breakfast cereal to the grapes in your wine, there’s</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Global Soil Partnership endorses guidelines on sustainable soil management <p>The Global Soil Partnership (GSP) endorsed a set of voluntary guidelines </p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 USDA partners with the Department of Defense to fight climate change <p>The Department of Agriculture and Department of Defense have an extensive</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 'Thirsty Land' highlights ag's resilience in wake of water shortage <p>The Daugherty Water for Food Institute in Lincoln kicked off in April with a</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Food and Agriculture CEOs: Industry Making Strides on Sustainability <p>Food and agriculture companies are making important strides on improving</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Chemical inputs can be reduced without significantly reducing yields <p>Low-input and organic systems have been proposed to reduce the negative</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Report: bioenergy can support food security <p>Energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Land O'Lakes, Minnesota partner on water quality initiative <p>The state of Minnesota and Land O'Lakes announced a partnership to improve</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Field to Market releases report on opportunities to advance soil health <p>Over the past decade, Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture</p> Science News 2016-06-15 12:00:00 EU fails to get sufficient majority in vote to extend glyphosate use <p>The future of weedkiller glyphosate, the active ingredient of Monsanto Co.’s </p> International Corner 2016-06-15 12:00:00 India moves toward U.S. on climate change <p>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed to attempting to ratify the</p> International Corner 2016-06-15 12:00:00 China unveils plan to cleanse contaminated soil <p>China has released an ambitious plan to make 90 per cent of its polluted </p> International Corner 2016-06-15 12:00:00 With Brazil in political crisis, science and the environment are on the chopping block <p>In the midst of Brazil’s political turmoil, pro-development forces are moving</p> International Corner 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Air and water problems are worsening on a global scale, U.N. says <p>In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the United Nations Environment Programme</p> International Corner 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Northeast SARE Professional Development and Research and Education Grants <p>Northeast SARE have two grant announcements available. The Professional</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Announcement for Input from National-State Commodity Boards <p>The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is reaching out to eligible</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-06-15 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 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) Prize Competition <p>The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is announcing the I-FAST</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-06-15 12:00:00 Research Experiences for Undergraduates <p>The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active</p> Research, Education, Extension Funding Opportunities 2016-06-15 12:00:00