USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Jan. 19 announced four grants totaling $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease. The agency has awarded $400 million to fight the disease since 2009.
USDA Local Food Promotion Program – The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking applications for its program which “… offers grant funds with a 25% match to increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and[…]Read More »
Precision gene editing in plants is a way for scientists and researchers to increase nutritional value and decrease susceptibility to diseases. Plant breeders want all the tools in the tool box to make quick efficient changes, and gene editing is another instrument. Read moreRead More »