Apps for Ag Hackathon Prizes Awarded

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A gardening and produce-sharing app took top prize in the Apps for Ag hackathon, after contestants pitched judges at the California State Fair in Sacramento on Sunday (July 17). The first place team, GivingGarden, took home $7,500 in prize money, custom rodeo belt buckles and a six-month, top-tier membership to the AgStart Incubator in Woodland.

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First-Ever National Academy of Sciences Prize

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Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Establishes National Academy of Sciences Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Support Nominations Now Open for First Annual $100,000 Prize Recipient The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a national nonprofit organization that supports innovative science addressing food and agriculture challenges, established the first-ever National Academy of …

Conaway on Senate’s Biotechnology Labeling Bill

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s recently passed legislation requiring products of biotechnology to be labeled. “After spending the past week and a half studying the legislation and meeting with agricultural producers, along with a variety of other stakeholders, I have come to the conclusion that the Senate bill …