Blogs

Nominations are Open for the 2020 BCCA
Blog/News
November 8, 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award, an honor that recognizes […]

A Message For CAST’s Future
Blog/News
November 8, 2019

In 1972, CAST was created to be a source of credible and trusted scientific information […]

Yes, You’re Exposed to Pesticides in Food; No, You Won’t be Harmed
Press Release
October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019 | Council for Agricultural Science and Technology—Ames, Iowa Consumers are concerned about […]

Mitloehner Receives Award at 10th Annual BCCA Event
Press Release
October 16, 2019

On Wednesday, October 16, CAST celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Borlaug CAST Communication […]

10 Students Selected for Science Communication Scholarship
Blog/News
October 10, 2019

Ten graduate students from the University of Arkansas will receive the 2019 CAST Science Communication […]

CAST Event Features Influential Ag Communicators
Blog/News
October 9, 2019

On Wednesday, October 16, CAST will officially present Dr. Frank Mitloehner with the 2019 Borlaug […]

Importance of Genetic Diversity
Blog/News
October 4, 2019

While genetic selection strategies around the world have improved livestock productivity and consistency, a lack […]

Student Member Spotlight Q&A: Sarah
Blog/News
October 2, 2019

Our members are the lifeblood of our organization. They are students, farmers, researchers, department heads, […]

Scientists Address Need for Protecting Genetic Diversity of Food Animal Livestock in New Paper
Press Release
September 30, 2019

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

The Future of Food: Takeaways from What We Can’t Know for Certain
Blog/News
September 26, 2019

Innovation, plant-based, sustainability, protein, CRISPR, consumers, millennials, gen-z, technology, vertical farming… I can easily list […]