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  • Farm Groups Sweet on Improving Honey Bee Health
    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Varroa mites first arrived in the United States about 20 years ago, and in just two decades, they have had a devastating impact on honey bees. Consider how you would cope with several rat-sized, blood-sucking parasites attached to your body, feeding on you and infecting you with numerous life-threatening viruses. This is the plague honey bees are facing today.
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  • Calling for Canola Research Applications
    Calling for Canola Research Applications

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    Posted: 2/23/2018
    The Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive Grants Program supports the development of canola as a viable supplemental and alternative crop in the United States. Its goal is to significantly increase canola production and/or acreage by developing and testing superior germplasm; improving methods of planting, cultivation and harvesting; and transferring new knowledge to producers as soon as practicable. Extension, education, and communication activities related to the research areas above must be addressed in proposals. Total program funding is $767,000. The deadline for 2018 applications is Wednesday, April 18. https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/supplemental-and-alternative-crops-sacc
  • USCA on Deregulation of Nuseed Biotech Canola
    Posted: 2/22/2018
    The U.S. Canola Association (USCA) is concerned about Nuseed Americas Inc.'s Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Canola Genetically Engineered for Altered Oil Profile.

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