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Posts from the ‘Public Policy’ Category

29
Jun
FFAR

Updates from FFAR

By Dr. Cassie Welch, ASAS Public Policy Committee

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has been busy over the past few months! Below is a summary of their most recent activities, and to stay in the loop, you can sign up for the FFAR newsletter or follow them on Twitter @FoundationFAR. Read more »

29
Jun
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$20 in ’17 Campaign launches

ASAS has launched a new campaign to support our Public Policy program. It is called the $20 in ’17 Campaign. ASAS is asking each professional member to donate an extra $20 in 2017! Please read this letter to learn more about this important effort. Read more »

29
Jun
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Changes in D.C. will be felt in rural America

By Dr. Casey L. Bradley, ASAS Public Policy Committee

In the last few months, President Donald Trump has issued an Executive Order for Agriculture, and we have seen Sonny Purdue confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture. Read more »

29
Jun
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Meet D.C. intern Ben Rietmann

We are pleased to introduce you to Ben Rietmann, Oregon State University. Ben is one of six ASAS Science Policy interns currently in Washington, D.C. Ben is interning with the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Read more »

29
Jun
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ASAS-ASN food security symposium is July 8

There is still time to join ASAS and the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) on July 8 for a pre-conference symposium focused on “The Role of Animal Sourced Foods in Ensuring Food Security and National Security.”

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