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UI Receives Funding As NIFA Invests Over $5.4M in Biobased Products Research
UI Receives Funding As NIFA Invests Over $5.4M in Biobased Products Research
Earlier this week, the Department of Agriculture announced $5.4 million in bioprocessing, bioengineering, biofuels and biobased products research investments through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. NIFA recently awarded $4.8 million for 12 Bioprocessing and Bioengineering grants under NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, and more than $600,000 for six Biofuels and Bioba
Schrier Returns To Ag Biotech, Hort Subcommittee
Schrier Returns To Ag Biotech, Hort Subcommittee
On Tuesday, Congresswoman Kim Schrier announced she has once again been named to the House Ag Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research. Schrier served on this Subcommittee during the 116th Congress. “The Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Subcommittee is an important Subcommittee to our district and Washington state, with jurisdiction over policies relating to tree fruit gr
NASDA, NPPC, Applaud USDA Steps to Modernize Animal Biotech Regulations
NASDA, NPPC, Applaud USDA Steps to Modernize Animal Biotech Regulations
Livestock and agriculture welcome the recent proposal to shift animal biotech regulations from the FDA to the USDA. The proposal, announced last week by the USDA would move the regulatory framework to the agency. In a statement, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture says, “Using the law as intended by Congress to bring order and efficiency to our current process welcomes in
President Trump Issues Executive Order For Biotech Crops
President Trump Issues Executive Order For Biotech Crops
“Farmers are not only promoting our prosperity; you are protecting our security as a nation,” President Trump said at an ethanol plan in Iowa this week.  During his trip to the Hawkeye state, Trump discussed a host of Ag issues, from year round sales of E-15, trade deals, disaster help for farmers, as a host of others. In addition,...

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