Research

UPDATE: Defense Logistics Agency Rescinds Notice on Soy Products in Military Dining Instillations

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has rescinded its earlier notice that would have required food manufacturers to disclose prohibited ingredients by Sept. 30, so that … Read More »

New Project to Increase Soybean Yields by Harnessing Photosynthesis

Information provided by FFAR. A new project aims to more efficiently turn the sun’s energy into food and sustainably increase worldwide food productivity. The Foundation … Read More »

Research Interests Work Toward Common Position for Farm Bill

Agricultural research stakeholders met in a session convened by the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) to refine proposals for the Research Title of the farm … Read More »

Case Studies Show Big Economic Benefits of Soil Health Practices

Information provided by the National Association of Conservation Districts. Soil health practices such as cover crops and no-till can result in an economic return of … Read More »

ASA Works to Find Answers on Herbicide-Related Damage

Following reports of dicamba-related damage to soybean crops, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois farmer Ron Moore releases the following statement committing the association’s … Read More »

Wellman Calls on Congress to Address Ag Research in Farm Bill

In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, former American Soybean Association President and Nebraska farmer Steve Wellman called on Congress to renew American leadership … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Funding for Food Research in 2018 Budget

Soy growers are asking Congress that $425 million be included in the FY 2018 budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Research Initiative … Read More »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Members Issue Farm Bill Principle

Honey Bee Health Coalition members brought their vision for collaboration and cross pollination to Capitol Hill this week in a letter to policymakers working on … Read More »

Soy Growers Oppose White House Budget

The American Soybean Association (ASA) signaled strong opposition to proposed cuts in the FY-2018 budget released by the White House this morning. “By shredding our … Read More »

National Academies Launch Groundbreaking Initiative to Produce a New Scientific Strategy for Food and Agriculture Research

Information provided by a news release from SoAR and FFAR. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is launching Breakthroughs 2030, an innovative effort … Read More »