The REE Mission Area is dedicated to the creation of a safe, sustainable, competitive U.S. food and fiber system and strong, healthy communities, families, and youth through integrated research, analysis and education.

USDA to Host Listening Sessions on Public Access to Scholarly Publications and Digital Scientific Data

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2015 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
is seeking public comment on the development of a policy to increase access to the results of
federally-funded agricultural research. Dr. Catherine Woteki, the USDA’s Chief Scientist and
Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (REE) announced today that USDA
will receive comment at two live teleconferences and via email through Dec. 9, 2015. Read More... 

Read the Public Access Fact Sheet.

Special Report:

Findings and Recommendations on Animal Care and Well-Being at ARS

For the Phase I and II reviews of the animal care and well-being at the Agricultural Research Service, plus public comments and more, click here.

New Steps to Promote Pollinator Health

As part of our renewed effort on pollinator health, REE is pleased to announce the release of four USDA reports that will help make progress toward the goals outlined in National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators that President Obama released in late May:

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