NBAF http://kbia.org en Limited progress on animal lab site in Kansas http://kbia.org/post/limited-progress-animal-lab-site-kansas <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">In Manhattan, </span>Kan<span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 1.2em; line-height: 1.7em;">., the site of National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is still just a huge hole in the ground nearly a year after the initial ground-breaking.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:50:05 +0000 Laura Ziegler 27450 at http://kbia.org Limited progress on animal lab site in Kansas Business Beat: February 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-february-29-2012 <p sab="853">This week: NBAF opponents are gaining strength in their&nbsp;fight against the Disease&nbsp;Laboratory.&nbsp; Plus,&nbsp;the American&nbsp;Soybean Association is&nbsp;looking for&nbsp;fewer restrictions&nbsp;from the European Union on genetically&nbsp;modified&nbsp;soybeans.</p><p sab="854"> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:21:40 +0000 Nick Adams 9748 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: February 29, 2012 NBAF opponents gaining strength http://kbia.org/post/nbaf-opponents-gaining-strength <p>Opponents of a controversial Kansas lab designed to study and combat biological diseases have recently found new momentum, as work on the Department of Homeland Security project stalled. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:30:00 +0000 9739 at http://kbia.org NBAF opponents gaining strength NBAF no longer part of 2013 Budget http://kbia.org/post/nbaf-no-longer-part-2013-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.7em; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 1.2em">The White House budget for 2013 provides no construction funding for a planned livestock disease lab in Kansas and calls for a &ldquo;comprehensive assessment of the project in 2012&rdquo; to consider &ldquo;the cost, safety, and any alternatives to the current plan.&rdquo;</span></p><p style="line-height: 1.7em; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; margin-bottom: 1.1em; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 1.2em"> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 00:13:16 +0000 9307 at http://kbia.org NBAF no longer part of 2013 Budget HPM: Is the NBAF worth the risk? http://kbia.org/post/hpm-nbaf-worth-risk <p>Kansas political leaders and top officials at Kansas State University are united in support of a plan to bring the nation&#39;s premier agricultural disease laboratory to the K-State campus. But many people remain uneasy about bringing dangerous pathogens into the nation&rsquo;s heartland -- pathogens that could devastate the livestock industry and possibly harm humans as well. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:56:47 +0000 8873 at http://kbia.org HPM: Is the NBAF worth the risk?