Following a 2-day workshop sponsored jointly by CAST and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, an 11-member task force undertook the writing of this publication to present in summarized form the contributions made by the diverse group of workshop participants, as well as those who submitted comments before and after the formal meetings.
New Special Publication. This new publication compiles national, state, and territory winning entries from an essay contest for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The contest was conducted by CAST, with support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s™ Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service and other sponsors.
Scientists offer 18 recommendations as a platform to focus and stimulate efforts toward food safety improvements.
New and changing circumstances require examination of policy options by governments, agribusinesses, food producers and processors, and consumers. In response to this need, CAST sponsored a November 1997 conference to explore the complex relationships among food safety, sufficiency, and security on a global and U.S. basis.
Summary of a workshop designed to create awareness of critical changes in the workplace. Members […]
This CAST Report summarizes Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) policy literature and a survey of key […]
Summary of a January 1995 conference sponsored by CAST. Topics include legislative, environmental, conservation, rural […]
The five members of a CAST task force who reviewed the National Research Council (NRC) report agree that the report is a thorough, balanced, and objective summary of available information on the subject.
Reviews by 44 leading scientists support and criticize the 1989 National Research Council report, Alternative Agriculture. The authors represent the disciplines of agricultural engineering, food science, toxicology, animal sciences, crop and soil sciences, economics sociology, weed science, entomology, and plant pathology.