Publications

Whether you’re a policymaker, a member of the media, or just someone seeking well-researched, trusted, and non-partisan scientific information, CAST offers a wealth of publications on a wide range of agricultural science topics.

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FIFRA, ESA and Pesticide Consultation: Understanding and Addressing the Complexities
February, 2024

FIFRA, ESA and Pesticide Consultation: Understanding and Addressing the Complexities For decades growers have been […]

Developing and Adopting Economically Effective Pesticide Mitigation Strategies: Critical to the Survival of Agriculture and Endangered Species
January, 2024

Developing and Adopting Economically Effective Pesticide Mitigation Strategies: Critical to the Survival of Agriculture and […]

RNA Interference in Agriculture: Methods, Applications, and Governance
January, 2024

RNA Interference in Agriculture: Methods, Applications, and Governance DOI: https://doi.org/10.62300/IRNE9191 RNA interference (RNAi) is a […]

Improving the FIFRA/ESA Process by Addressing Key Obstacles and Incorporating Better Data and Tools
January, 2024

Improving the FIFRA/ESA Process by Addressing Key Obstacles and Incorporating Better Data and Tools The […]

A Legal Discussion of the FIFRA/ESA Consultation Process Over Time
December, 2023

A Legal Discussion of the FIFRA/ESA Consultation Process Over Time The second webinar in CAST’s […]

FIFRA and the Endangered Species Act: Finding a Balance between Agricultural Efficiency, Environmental Sustainability, and Regulatory Stability
November, 2023

FIFRA and the Endangered Species Act: Finding a Balance between Agricultural Efficiency, Environmental Sustainability, and […]

Food Traceability: Current Status and Future Opportunities
September, 2023

Food traceability has been defined as “the ability to track and trace any food through […]

Zoonotic Diseases in Animal Agriculture and Beyond: A One Health Perspective
November, 2022

By looking through the lens of One Health, we identify key lessons learned in the […]

Goals, Strengths and Limitations Governing the Use of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Food and Agriculture
January, 2022

Life cycle assessment (LCA) considers a product’s life cycle & quantifies the relevant impacts caused by it. The agricultural & food communities need to familiarize themselves with LCA use & interpretation because of its use to examine & quantify the impacts of agricultural production & its growing influence on decision-making.

Gains Foregone by Going GMO Free: Potential Impacts on Consumers, the Environment, and Agricultural Producers
November, 2021

Innovation in agricultural production is necessary to aid in combatting the negative effects of climate change and new pest and disease pressures that result from trade between geographical regions.