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In the News

Feb 2013

Selected "In the News" items previously featured on NISIC for this month. See the In the News Archives to view previously posted items by year and month.

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Roses

CBP Inspects Millions of Cut Flowers for Valentine's Day (Feb 12, 2013)
DHS. Customs and Border Protection.
As Valentine's Day quickly approaches U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) diligently inspects shipments of imported cut flowers to prevent the spread of insects or pests that may damage national and local agriculture.

Climate change

USDA Reports Synthesize Literature on Climate Change Effects and Adaptation Strategies for U.S. Agriculture and Forests (Feb 5, 2013)
USDA. Forest Service.
USDA has released a comprehensive syntheses of the scientific literature on climate change effects and adaptation strategies for U.S. agriculture and forests. Scientists from the Federal service, universities, non-governmental organizations, industry, tribal lands and the private sector contributed to the national stakeholder workshops and the peer-reviewed studies. The reports evaluate current conditions and look ahead to the next 25 to 100 years and the potential consequences of climate change.

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