Action Alerts

U.S. EPA Greenlights Ultra-low Gossypol Cotton Seed for Human Consumption

Monday, October 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, October 11th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved new GMO cotton technology as safe for food consumption. The technology provides for an ultra-low gossypol cotton seed, which can be used as a protein product in food and animal feed. The approval could be a major boost to […] Read more...

Trump Administration Officials Reinforce Commitment to Biotech

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On October 7th, the Trump administration held an all day meeting titled “The Summit on America’s Bioeconomy” at the White House with biotech industry leaders in which administration officials reinforced their commitment to reducing regulatory barriers to agricultural biotechnology. The Trump administration indicated a plan of working with industry to develop a strategy to promote […] Read more...

U.S. and China Reach Partial Agreement on Trade

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, October 11th, President Trump indicated that the U.S. and China have agreed to an initial “phase 1” trade deal following a week full of high level trade negations between the two nations in Washington, D.C. While the agreement was not full scale, it did indicate some relief in the trade tensions with the […] Read more...

October 10 U.S. Crop Production Report

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Production Report for the United States. The report showed slight decreases in production from the September estimates for corn, soybean and cotton. The estimates did not incorporate potential issues associated with early winter storms affecting the upper […] Read more...

USA Rice Offering Scholarships for Promotion Videos

Friday, October 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice is offering up to $4,000 in scholarship money to high school graduating students who provide 3 minute promotional videos for U.S. rice. Video submissions must be made by October 31st. More information about the scholarship competition and instructions on how to enter the competition are linked below. More below: Rice Month Scholarship Information  Rice, […] Read more...
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