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Organic fungicide copper sulfate endangers humans, animals and insects.

Organic farming is not chemical free. Copper sulfate is a popular one. How does it work and how does it ...
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More meat with less environmental impact? CRISPR and one gene change could improve the sustainability of beef production

Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have successfully produced a bull calf, named Cosmo, who was genome-edited as an ...
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Bayer launches carbon capture program to support ‘eco-friendly’ farming

Bayer AG launched a pilot program in the United States and Brazil on [July 21] that will pay farmers for ...
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Food crops could be engineered to summon wasps that kill deadly plant pests

Plagued by stemborers, a type of crop parasitism, maize can launch a chemical defense that essentially calls in the cavalry ...
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CRISPR could yield cyanide-free cassava, helping protect health of a billion people

“Roughly a billion people around the world rely on cassava as a source of calories, including around 40 percent of ...
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Filipino farmer: Growing GMO crops ‘changed my life completely’

Ryan Lising, a biotech corn farmer from Magalang, Pampanga said that planting biotech corn changed his life completely. Before planting ...
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Flood-proof crops? Plants engineered to grow taller may survive unstable environments

Stature matters to plants. Short crops can carry more grain without bending under their own weight—a key trait that helped ...
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Over 90 percent of US corn, cotton and soybean produced from GMO crops, latest USDA data show

Genetically Engineered (GE) seeds were commercially introduced in the United States for major field crops in 1996, with adoption rates ...
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After planting illegal GMO herbicide-tolerant cotton, Indian farmers poised to grow biotech eggplant, soybean and corn

The member farmers belonging to the Shetkari Sanghatana in Maharashtra, who have already broken the law by planting genetically modified ...
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KFC developing world’s first bioprinted chicken nuggets for planned rollout in Russia in fall 2020

KFC is taking the next step in its innovative concept of creating a “restaurant of the future” by launching the ...
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Video: Burger King’s lemon-grass fed eco-Whopper not backed by evidence, animal scientist says

On [July 14], Burger King launched promotions for its new “eco-friendly” Whopper, burgers made from cattle that have been fed ...
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Consumers are as open to seafood labeled ‘cell based’ as they are to ‘wild caught’ and ‘farm raised’

The research found common names using the word cell — including cell-based and cultivated from the cells of — did ...
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Growing fish in space: Lab-grown tuna could feed astronauts of the future

.... [S]ending items into space is extremely expensive—about $10,000 a pound. Space dwellers will need to find a way to ...
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10 things everyone should know about GMOs in Africa

1. Biotechnology, genetic modification, genetic engineering and GMOs are terms for essentially the same process: breeding crops and livestock to ...
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Why grow GMOs? Over 23 years, biotech crops boosted farm income $225 billion, cut pesticide use and slashed carbon emissions

Farmers who grow biotech crops have earned an additional $225 billion and greatly reduced agriculture's contribution to climate change, according ...
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Pesticide fears spark winegrower interest in CRISPR-edited, disease-resistant grapes

According to a study conducted in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, wine grapes were first domesticated around 8000 ...
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African women are leading biotechnology advance across the continent

Women researchers are strongly influencing the adoption of agricultural biotechnology in Africa. “As African women, we are the ones who ...
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Viewpoint: How biotech crops, lab-grown meat and other food innovations could jump start post-COVID economic recovery

COVID-19 threatens to slow or halt agricultural innovation in the US by exacerbating the decline in public R&D and threatening ...
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CRISPR could cut development time for high-yielding seeds by 5-10 years

Crop hybrid technologies have contributed to the significant yield improvement worldwide in the past decades. However, designing and maintaining a ...
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Biotechnology gives plant breeders a leg up in ‘evolutionary arms race’ against crop diseases

While crop pests and diseases can be spread by environmental factors, such as the wind, they also move into new ...
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‘Eat them, poison them, drive them to cannibalism’: Kenyan scientists explore creative solutions to East Africa locust swarms

Eat them, poison them, and use scent to drive them to cannibalism - as a second wave of locusts threatens ...
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Viewpoint: Fish farming has a sustainability problem and genetic engineering might be the solution

As the world endures the impacts of a rapidly changing climate—sea level rise, extreme weather events, warming and acidifying oceans ...
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Uganda proposes ‘stop-gap’ rules to block GMO crops that could be brought illegally across Kenyan border

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), plans to draft regulations that will guide the environmental release of Genetically Modified Organisms ...
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USDA proposes measures to crack down on fraud in organic farming

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposes amending the USDA organic regulations to strengthen oversight ...
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Viewpoint: Activist opposition to GMOs fueled by an ‘extremist’ vision of nature

We would like to take the opportunity on #Worldenvironmentday to come back to a problem we have been thinking about ...
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Animal-free ice cream maker Perfect Day eyes launch of lab-made milk and mozzarella cheese

As many investments, new products and R&D have been slowed down in recent months, Perfect Day is continuing to grow ...
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Farming a ‘climate villain’? IPCC may have inflated greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that agriculture is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, ...
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AquaBounty US facility grows non-GMO Atlantic salmon as it prepares to produce biotech fish

AquaBounty Technologies’s land-based facility in Albany, Indiana, began producing non-GMO Atlantic salmon while waiting for federal permission to import the ...
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