Below is our archive of news articles.
An April 16 event featured a thought-provoking speech by Alison Van Eenennaam and the announcement of Dr. Channapatna Prakash as the 2015 Borlaug CAST Communication Award recipient.
The 2015 BCCA recipient, Dr. Channapatna Prakash, is a respected plant geneticist and agriculture expert who uses research and communication skills to promote food production.
Kent Schescke prepares to return to his Midwest roots as he will take over CAST leadership on June 1.
CAST and associates are developing the "Top 50 Food Questions" video series to answer key questions about food and food safety.
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.