Ag Right with Agweek's Jonathan Knutson
Until recently, I hadn't heard ofPLOS ONE, the peer-reviewed, open-access online publication from the San Francisco-based Public Library of Science. But I came across it in researching articles on GM crops and wolf control efforts, and I've found it to to be both useful and influential
Its work includes a collection of essays and studies examining the crucial issue of "How Will We Feed the Wor...
March 04, 2015 - 3:05pm
Social Security: Information & Updates
On March 4, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Frances Perkins to be Secretary of Labor.
This nomination was the first instance of a woman being appointed to a Cabinet position, a position she held for twelve years, longer than any other Secretary of Labor.
As Secretary of Labor she played a key role writing New Deal legislation, including minimum wage laws. However, her most i...
March 04, 2015 - 11:48am