Below is our archive of news articles.
Young Agriculturalists Ride a Tide of Innovation and Technology: many students take advantage of research, articles, and information available through CAST’s education program.
New CAST Issue Paper about Pesticides Presented on Capitol Hill--Legislative Sessions and Panel Discussion
CAST's new Issue Paper provides a brief background about the use of pesticides and then a thorough look at why they have become popular and widely used.
http://www.cast-science.org/about/evp/After years of successful service, CAST's EVP Linda Chimenti will retire from the organization in May of 2015. A search has begun for her successor.
Alison Van Eenennaam Receives 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award and Delivers Memorable Keynote Address
CAST's new paper examines how to control nuisance aquatic plants that are threatening fresh water in the United States.
Dr. Mark Armfelt was chosen as the 2014-15 CAST President-Elect. He will assume his responsibilities in October of 2014.
CAST announces that the 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Award goes to Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, a specialist in the field of animal genomics and biotechnology at the University of California, Davis.
New CAST Issue Paper Looks at the Controversy Surrounding the GE Food Labeling Debate
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A statue of famed agriculturalist Norman Borlaug will be unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on March 25. Borlaug contributed to CAST from the beginning, and his legacy lives on.
Influential CAST publication now available as a video--Animal Feed vs. Human Food: Challenges and Opportunities in Sustaining Animal Agriculture Toward 2050
Borlaug CAST Communication Award Winners Continue to Influence the World of Agriculture.
Jeff Simmons received the 2013 Borlaug CAST Communication Award and he joined a panel of experts to discuss food security issues.
Conversation Focuses on International Trade, Water Issues, and CAST Research
Check out this opportunity to join in the Meals from the Heartland event.
With ag issues in the headlines, Agriculture Chair Senator Stabenow received the CAST President's Award in Washington, D.C.
Three briefings in Washington, D.C., and lots of online buzz for CAST's new Issue Paper
After a research-based analysis and peer-reviewed process, the authors of this CAST Issue Paper make it clear: "The precautionary principle may well be the most innovative, pervasive, and significant new concept in environmental policy over the past quarter century. It may also be the most reckless, arbitrary, and ill-advised."
David Songstad will be the new President-Elect for CAST beginning in October, 2013.
During an event at the World Bank, Jeff Simmons was announced as the 2013 BCCA winner. This experienced agriculture leader uses his communication skills to promote solutions for food security around the world.
Readers want credible information, but many don't have time to read extended research papers. That's where the new Ag quickCAST comes in. Readers can download the free publications and get the latest CAST research information in a concise form.
The theme of the 2012 Annual Report is the expansion of CAST into the realms of publication translations and videos, as well as our ever-growing social media presence.
Food, Fuel, and Plant Nutrient Use in the Future---examining the important connections between the world's needs for food and fuel and the thoughtful use of nutrients. Led by the task force chair, David Zilberman, the authors cite key research, make specific observations, and point out trends that will affect food production in the coming decades.
Hola! The new Spanish version of CAST Issue Paper #49 (49 SPA) is available online at the CAST website: Herbicide-resistant Weeds Threaten Soil Conservation Gains: Finding a Balance for Soil and Farm Sustainability