Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - During the first two weeks of November, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will present three workshops and two webinars on the 2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) competitive solicitation process. Workshops will feature an overview of the program, a review of the concept proposal questions, a live demonstration of the online application system, helpful grant writing tips and more. All prospective SCBGP applicants are encouraged to participate.
Ambassador Jenkins Travels to Sierra Leone To Attend the Regional Global Health Security Agenda Meeting on Laboratory Strengthening
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Special Envoy and Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, will be in Freetown, Sierra Leone on October 15 – 16, 2015 to attend a meeting hosted by the African Society for Laboratory Safety and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO).
- Written by California Bob Johnson
Sacramento, California - Hundreds of farmers around the state are upgrading their irrigation systems with the financial support of a California Department of Food and Agriculture grant program for projects that improve water and energy efficiency, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Written by IVPost
Washington, DC - Drug overdose is the leading cause of injury death in the United States – mostly due to abuse and misuse of prescription opioid pain relievers, benzodiazepines (sedatives/tranquilizers), and stimulants. Information from state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) can be used to detect and measure prescribing patterns that suggest abuse and misuse of controlled substances, according to a report released today in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Surveillance Summary.
University of California, Davis, and Mass/Central America Win the Affordability Contest and Stevens Institute of Technology Wins in Market Appeal at U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
- Written by Green liver
Irvine, California - Demonstrating just how cost-effective, appealing and livable energy-saving houses powered by solar energy can be, the University of California, Davis, and Mass/Central America (Western New England University, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, and Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana) tied for first place in the Affordability Contest, and Stevens Institute of Technology claimed first place in the Market Appeal Contest, at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
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