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USDA Science Nerds Kept Home
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Oct 24, 2012 08:51 AM CDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (DTN) -- Dozens of top USDA scientists stayed at home this week rather than sharing their work with other agronomists and crop and soil scientists because of tighter government travel restrictions and a last-minute move by USDA to strictly enforce the rules.

The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America are holding their annual joint meeting in Cincinnati. The event, known as the "tri-meeting," is the biggest annual scientific gathering for crop and soil science societies with hundreds of presentations and poster discussions on the latest research being conducted. This ...

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