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Team-up: Organic farmer and geneticist promote cooperation for sustainability

The following is an excerpt. Raoul Adamchak and Pamela Ronald believe the key to sustainability in agriculture is not insisting ...

Groundbreaking tech — including GM — smothered by anti-technology ideologues

The following is an excerpt Groundbreaking new technologies commonly face intractable opposition from various quarters–often from vested interests or societal ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...

Plant scientists hope to use epigenetics to improve crops

The following is an excerpt. Plant scientists long have known they can alter crops genetically to improve performance; they’ve been ...

Northeast Organic Farm Association discusses GMOs at conference

The following is an excerpt. “They’ve got a beautiful package. They’ve got seeds that are resistant. They phase out the ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...
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Q&A with Mark Lynas and plant geneticist Nina Fedoroff

Nina Fedoroff, a leading geneticist and pioneer in transgenics, critiques Lynas' recent speech and discusses the future of plant biotechnology ...

Environmentalists push for GMO labeling in Hawaii

The following is an excerpt. HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups are urging Hawaii lawmakers to require all genetically modified food ...
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The problem with GM is Big Business

The safety concerns of GM food will not go away while GMOs are developed for-profit, argues John Vidal, environment editor ...

Spider venom inspires new farming methods

The following is an excerpt. Producing food will undoubtedly get more difficult and expensive as the combined challenges of climate ...
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The problem with GM is Big Business

The safety concerns of GM food will not go away while GMOs are developed for-profit, argues John Vidal, environment editor ...
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The “GM genocide”: A case of misplaced blame

Approximately 16,000 farmers in India have committed suicide every year since 1995. A theory that blamed GM crops for the ...
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The “right time” to have children

Are older parents trading the financial security of age for increased risk of disorders like Down syndrome, multiple or premature ...
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The “right time” to have children

Are older parents trading the financial security of age for increased risk of disorders like Down syndrome, multiple or premature ...

India farmer suicides a case of misplaced GM blame

The following is an excerpt. Numbers are hazy and disputed, but since 1995, facing crippling debt, thousands of Indian farmers ...

Indian farmers trapped and desperate

The following is an excerpt. A wave of suicides has swept through the Indian farming community in recent years as, ...

Anti-biotechs promote subsistence level farming

The following is an excerpt. The dream world lead by Luddites and New Age gurus are proposing a return to ...

Chickpea genome map to benefit poor farmers

The following is an excerpt. A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, led by the ...
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Taxpayers don’t have to pay for overpriced food labels

PolicyMicFarm Bill Cuts $22 Million From Organic Food Funding: Taxpayers Don't Have to ...PolicyMicIn November, California voters rejected Proposition 37, ...

India: Agriculture minister suspects U.S. lobbies of funding anti-GM campaigns

The following is an excerpt. NAGPUR: Union agriculture minister andNCPsupremoSharadPawar gave a new twist to the controversy on genetically modified (GM) crops like ...
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Anti-GM activists pounce on viral DNA in transgenic plants

The GLP examines the increasingly desperate efforts of staunch anti-GM activists and journalists to regroup in the face of "defeats" ...

Who’s afraid of GMOs?

Who's afraid of GMOs?National PostJeremy Rifkin was the first junk dealer to make big money by scaring people about the ...

Transgenic salmon prove tough to tackle

The following is an excerpt. On January 9, the Clatsop County, Oregon Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution asking ...

Opinion: My family farm isn’t under “corporate control”

The following is an excerpt. As a farmer who is active on social media, I’ve seen a lot of posts ...

Nigeria can’t afford to neglect biotechnology in agriculture

The following is an excerpt. With a growing population that is expected to hit 400million people by 2050, the question ...