Extension of Deregulation to Corn Developed Using Genetic Engineering

May 26, 2021 Dear BRS Stakeholder, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending deregulation to Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.’s (Pioneer), corn variety developed using genetic engineering, designated as DP56113 maize. The corn variety is engineered for maintenance and recovery of male-sterile corn breeding lines for use in …

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Join us for the upcoming webinar: Human Dimensions of Pollinator Conservation

View as Webpage May 25, 2021 We can't wait to see you again! Currently in-person events are still on hold, but we will resume as soon as it is safe and appropriate. In the meantime, we are committed to presenting as many events online as we can. Please visit xerces.org/events for a full list of …

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Incubator Farms can support new and small farms with programs and facilities:

Incubator Farm Project: Example NC Incubator Farms There are many excellent efforts underway to support new farmers in North Carolina, including programs of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA), Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), and National Center for Appropriate Technology. Additionally, farm business planning services and educational programs and resources for beginning farmers are …

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SCRA Workshop June 8-9, “Nuts and Bolts” of U.S. Biotechnology Regulations

Dear BRS Stakeholder, The Specialty Crop Regulatory Assistance (SCRA) is holding its 2021 workshop on the “Nuts and Bolts” of U.S. biotechnology regulations virtually on June 8-9, 2021. SCRA assists public and private-sector developers of biotechnology-derived specialty crops in their efforts to navigate the U.S. regulatory process. The workshop will cover the U.S. regulatory system …

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U.S. Department of Agriculture / Small and Midsize farmer Resources

https://www.usda.gov/topics/farming/resources-small-and-mid-sized-farmers Small and midsize producers provide new opportunities for American agriculture across the country. This page provides small and midsize producers valuable resources and program information about access to capital, land management and conservation practices, managing risk, finding local markets, and other educational resources. Accessing Capital USDA has made changes to the Farm Storage Facility Loan …

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Wings Spring 2021: Celebrating Fifty Years of Science-Based Conservation

View as Webpage May 18, 2021 This year we are celebrate our fiftieth anniversary. Since it was launched in 1971, the Xerces Society has grown to become a widely respected organization, leading the way on the protection of insects and invertebrates in North America and beyond. The articles in this new issue reflect our growth …

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AGW Farmers Win Big, New Blog, Tech Resources

+ how to help us highlight your Memorial Day specials View as Webpage Photo Credit: Hanalei Garden Bison Co, LLC in Kilauea, Hawaii Dear Rebecca, Last week was full of great farmer press, and we expect this week to be full of good information to share as well. We’re starting an educational series around animal …

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