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USDA awards $5.2 million in grants for nanotechnology research

The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced an investment of over $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities....

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Washington state bill would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp

According to the Capital Press website, House and Senate lawmakers in the state of Washington approved Senate Bill 6206 establishing regulations...

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Free webinar Wednesday, February 17 on link between oil, gas and earthquakes.

Posted February 11, 2016 Ross Pifer, director of the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law at the Penn State University Dickinson...

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Agricultural & Food Law Consortium announces funding opportunity

Posted February 3, 2016 The Agricultural & Food Law Consortium is seeking formal collaboration with individuals, organizations, and institutions to conduct...

Webinar January 20: The Power of the Web – Free Internet Legal Research

Posted January 7, 2016 On Wednesday, January 20 at 12 pm (EST), join us in our continuing webinar series sponsored by...

House Panel Passed Industrial Hemp Bill

  • February 2, 2015

Posted February 2, 2015 A House panel passed legislation that would allow industrial hemp to be grown in Virginia, according...

Legislation Signed to Grow Industrial Hemp in NY

  • December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to grow and research industrial hemp, according to a...

OSU Hosting Big Data and UAVs Webinar Dec 12

  • November 26, 2014

Ohio State University’s (OSU) Agricultural & Resource Law Program has announced its inaugural webinar, Big Data and UAVs: Legal Issues...

North Carolina Launches AgBio[sphere]

  • November 24, 2014

Posted November 24, 2014 North Carolina launched an economic development platform branding the state as the “AgBio[sphere], the complete ecosystem...

Farm Organizations, ATPs Reach Agreement on Big Data

  • November 14, 2014

Posted November 14, 2014 U.S. farm organizations and agriculture technology providers (ATPs) have reached an agreement on data privacy and...

USDA Seeking Input on New Beef Checkoff

  • November 10, 2014

Posted November 10, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking public input to guide...

IDWR to Conduct Winter Aquifer Recharge Effort

  • September 23, 2014

Posted September 23, 2014 The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) and three irrigation water providers will conduct the state’s...

Wheat Commission Agreement Unveiled

  • September 17, 2014

Posted September 17, 2014 An Oregon Wheat Commission administrator introduced terms of agreement between the commission and Oregon State University...

USDA Announced Availability of Funding for Tribal Land-Grant Colleges

Posted July 3, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability...

Big Data Project to Obtain Agricultural Data

  • June 24, 2014

Posted June 24, 2014 Iowa farm and community organizations are supporting a project that will “harness the power of...

Senators Criticize Science-Related Farm Bill Provision

  • January 2, 2014

Posted January 2, 2014   Thirteen senators recently expressed concern about the potential effects of an “anti-science” provision in the House...

USDA Invests in Research to Convert Beetle-Killed Trees into Biofuel

  • November 13, 2013

Posted November 13, 2013   USDA recently announced an award of almost $10 million to a consortium of academic, industry and...

Investments in Agricultural Research Yield High Returns

  • September 10, 2013

Posted September 10, 2013   Julian Alston, agricultural and resource economics professor at the University of California-Davis, says that investments in...

Charitable Agricultural Research Act Introduced in Congress

  • August 27, 2013

Posted August 27, 2013 Members of both houses of Congress recently introduced new legislation, the Charitable Agricultural Research Act (CARA). ...