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Scientists Address Need for Protecting Genetic Diversity of Food Animal Livestock in New Paper
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October, 2019

September 30, 2019 | Ames, Iowa The genetic diversity of livestock and poultry is dwindling, […]

Food Loss and Waste–New CAST Issue Paper
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December, 2018

Humans have always wasted food, but the scale of the problem today is unprecedented in […]

Marty Matlock Honored at the 2018 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Ceremony
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October, 2018

For the ninth year in a row, the winner of the Borlaug CAST Communication Award […]

Impact of Free-range Poultry Production Systems–New CAST Issue Paper
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July, 2018

Despite the ever-increasing separation between farming and the general public, today’s consumers are increasingly interested […]

Genome Editing in Agriculture–New CAST Issue Paper
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July, 2018

Twentieth-century advances in plant and animal breeding did much to help meet the increasing food, […]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids–New CAST Special Publication
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May, 2018

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids have received a great deal of research attention in the past […]

2018 BCCA Award Goes to Marty Matlock
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April, 2018

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) announces that the 2018 Borlaug CAST Communication […]

Animal Welfare–New CAST Task Force Report
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April, 2018

The drive to address agricultural animal welfare increases as the demand for food of animal […]

Regulatory Barriers–New CAST Issue Paper
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March, 2018

Regulatory Barriers to the Development of Innovative Agricultural Biotechnology by Small Business and Universities The […]

Why Does Bee Health Matter? New CAST Commentary
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June, 2017

Why Does Bee Health Matter? The Science Surrounding Honey Bee Health Concerns and What We […]

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