Imperial Valley News
U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research: Connecting Tomorrow's Leaders Today
Washington, DC - In May 2013, President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research (herein referred to as FOBESII) to expand opportunities for educational exchanges, scientific research partnerships, and cross-border innovation.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ahmedabad, India, on January 10 to attend the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sacramento, California - CDFA’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the University of California’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) are offering nitrogen management training and certification for certified crop advisers (CCAs). In early 2015, the training will take place in three locations in California and is open to CCAs who did not attend the nitrogen management training program in 2014.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has approved a final amendment to its Cooling-Off Rule that increases the exclusionary limit for certain “door-to-door” sales. The Cooling-Off Rule previously provided that it is unfair and deceptive for sellers engaged in “door-to-door” sales valued at more than $25 to fail to provide consumers with disclosures regarding their right to cancel the sales contract within three business days of the transaction.
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today took the oath of office as Attorney General of California and delivered her inaugural address at Crocker Art Museum.
Corvallis, Oregon - Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and Washington State University have discovered that endangered Chinook salmon can be detected accurately from DNA they release into the environment. The results are part of a special issue of the journal Biological Conservation on use of environmental DNA to inform conservation and management of aquatic species.