Ask Congress to not cut research funding for the next decade
On April 26, 2023, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2811, the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023 by a 217-215 vote. The bill is a one-time suspension of the debt ceiling through either March 31, 2024 or through a $1.5 trillion increase from the current ceiling, whichever comes first. The debt ceiling is a mandated constraint on the amount of money the U.S. Treasury may borrow to fund federal operations. The U.S. government has...
Report of Bryan Miller Symposium
Location: UC Davis Date/Time: April 13-14, 2023 Attendees: 200 in-person and 450 virtual Judged Poster Session (3 hours, 8 judges, 34 posters both undergraduate and graduate students) Our winners: Bailey Wong and Jesi Lee (both graduate students) We donated $1000 to Poster Awards (one undergrad and one graduate student)
CA Dept. of Food and Ag looking for Chemist
The California Dept. of Food and Ag, Division of Measurement Standards is recruiting to fill 1 Environmental Scientist vacancy. The position will perform quantitative and qualitative analysis in accordance with established laboratory test procedures for the analysis of fuels, lubricants, and automotive products to generate accurate and defensible data to meet the requirements of State and Federal laws and regulations. Click here to...
National Ag Week Event at Clarksburg Winery
The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth throughout California about the importance of agriculture in their daily lives, is hosting an event at Silt Winery in Clarksburg. See the flyer below. Click here to register.
ACS Agro Division Offering Travel Award
CALLING ALL STUDENTS AND EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS! ACS AGRO is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the agricultural science by supporting students as well as early career researchers with awards and funding for travel to the Fall 2023 meeting. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for the 2023 Education Travel Award and present a poster at the Fall meeting. We are also seeking nominations for scientists who...