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Agency Update: Senate Confirms New Deputy Secretary of Energy; Other Nominations Languish
Post by Tyrone Spady, Monday, September 29, 2014
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Policy Update: National Research Council Releases Report Reviewing Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
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Funding Opportunity: NSF Releases Solicitation for Science and Technology Centers (STC) Competition
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Appropriations Update: Congress Gears Up for a Continuing Resolution to Fund the Government into FY 2015
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Budget Update: White House Issues Guidance to Federal Agencies on FY 2016 Budget Formulation and Science and Technology Priorities
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Funding Opportunity: NSF Releases Solicitation for Fifth PIRE Competition
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Budget Update: House of Representatives Begins Consideration of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug
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Budget Update: House Appropriations Committee Announces Funding Allocations to Expedite Action on Spending Bills
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Policy Update: National Science Board Releases Report on Administrative Burden
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Policy Update: Senate Appropriations Committees Holds Hearings on Driving Innovation through Federal Investments
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Update on NIFA Matching Provision
Posted in Public Affairs, Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Some of you may be aware that the new Farm Bill included language requiring funds awarded by the National Institutes of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) ... more »

ASPB Applauds the America COMPETES Act
Posted in Public Affairs, Thursday, August 07, 2014

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) applauds the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2014 (S.2757), legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate last week that would provide ... more »

Plant Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Posted in Public Affairs, Friday, May 02, 2014

SPB Members Elected to National Academy of Sciences Plant biologists join select group of top scientists  ROCKVILLE, MD — Several distinguished plant scientists – most of them ... more »

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