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Genetically-Engineered Crops Study

The public gets conflicting information about GE crops. Proponents tout the benefits while opponents emphasize the risks. This study will provide an independent, objective assessment of what has been learned since GE crops were introduced. Learn more about this ongoing study.

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Report

Report Release: BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program

This report reviews the science that underpins the Bureau of Land Management's oversight of free-ranging horses and burros on federal public lands. Public webinars were held June 18th and 26th. Read more for webinar playback, slides, summaries, and interactive maps.

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Workshop

Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

With tens of thousands of farmers using herbicides for weed control over millions of acres of farmland, herbicide resistant weeds are emerging at increasing rates and are becoming a significant problem that threatens farm sustainability.

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Report

Site-Specific Risk Assessment for NBAF in Kansas

The updated site-specific risk assessment for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility is a substantial improvement over the original 2010 assessment, but is still inadequate in fully characterizing the risks associated with operating a high biocontainment facility.

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Report

New edition: the Nutrient Requirements of Swine

This eleventh edition evaluates the most recent scientific literature to provide updated information, including a review of the value of corn and soybean-based byproducts from the biofuel industry as food for swine, and revised and revamped nutrient tables.

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