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CRISPR gene-edited cassava could help stave off food crisis in Nigeria

CRISPR gene-edited cassava could help stave off food crisis in Nigeria

Eleanor Hasenbeck | 
Cassava brown streak disease can keep a cassava farmer awake at night. It can lead to complete crop loss, is difficult to ...
Gates Foundation accused of spreading 'GMO propaganda' by activist groups

Gates Foundation accused of spreading ‘GMO propaganda’ by activist groups

Rich Keller | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Right to ...

How GM labeling could bankrupt small Vermont dairy farm

Joanna Lidback | 
As a farmer in Vermont, I'm worried that a senseless food label will ultimately put our family farm out of ...

USDA considers categorizing GM sorghum as noxious weed

Rich Keller | 
Word filtered from U.S. Department of Agriculture sources is that a genetically modified sorghum developed for use in cellulosic ethanol ...

Sec of Ag: Technology offers alternative to mandatory GMO labeling

Tom Vilsack, the Secretary of Agriculture, told a House subcommittee his department is talking with the U.S. Food and Drug ...

Julie Borlaug, daughter of ‘Green Revolution’ founder, says biotech necessary to fight hunger

In her address at the 9th annual Ag Issues Forum in San Antonio, Julie Borlaug, granddaughter of Nobel Peace prize laureate ...
GMO labeling battleground shifts to Oregon

GMO labeling battleground shifts to Oregon

Colleen Scherer | 
After GMO labeling measures were recently defeated in California and Washington, labeling advocates are turning their attention to Oregon, which ...

Commentary: Biotechnology could encourage outside investment into Africa

Rich Keller | 
Knowledge about genetically modified organisms or genetically engineered crops is extremely small by African farmers, but their acceptance of GMOs ...

The world needs GM potatoes

Rich Keller | 
At least one conventional crop breeder and even an organic farmer consider genetically modified crops worth being allowed on the ...

FBI investigates GM sugar beet destruction in Oregon

Colleen Scherer | 
The following is an edited excerpt. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to solve who destroyed fields of genetically ...

There is no Monsanto Protection Act

Rich Keller | 
The following is an edited excerpt. During recent negotiations on the continuing budget resolution, farm state senators included a “Farmer ...
Activist attacks against agricultural biotechnology on the rise

Activist attacks against agricultural biotechnology on the rise

Colleen Scherer | 
Attacks against agricultural biotechnology have increased noticeably this fall around the world and the tactics being used are more sophisticated ...

New Zealand may reverse its stance on GMOs

Colleen Scherer | 
The debate of whether New Zealand should grow genetically modified crops could be shifting away from the anti-GM stance the ...

GM food production increasing

Rich Keller | 
The future in feeding the projected more than 9 billion world population by 2050 will require doubling the world’s food ...

Anti-GM protesters arrested outside Monsanto plant

Colleen Scherer | 
Nine anti-genetically modified food activists were arrested this week during their protest against Monsanto, who is against Proposition 37, which ...

Two-thirds in Britain support GM crop testing

Colleen Scherer | 
Public opinion in Britain has turned in favor of allowing experiments on genetically modified crops, according to a ComRes survey ...

A greener way to raise cotton and combat nematodes

Richard Davis, a plant pathologist with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Tifton, Ga., and his colleagues are hunting for ...

Advanced techniques could propel crop improvement

Scientists could take greater strides toward crop improvement if there were wider adoption of advanced techniques used to understand the ...

GMO mosquitoes saving lives in Brazil

Rich Keller | 
When it comes to life or death, genetically modified organisms win out over leaving the environment untouched, and those with ...

Commentary: GMO grass mix-up is embarrassing

Colleen Scherer | 
Last week, reports flew through over the internet and the social media universe that cows in Texas were dying from ...

Unlikely support for Bt/GM crops

Rich Keller | 
The Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacteria protein in plants have not harmed monarch butterflies, honey bees, rats or shown up in ...

GM crops may be grown during lawsuits

Colleen Scherer | 
The House of Representatives voted this week to allow farmers to grow genetically modified crops from Monsanto while any lawsuits ...

Russia to allow GMOs in order to enter WTO

Colleen Scherer | 
As Russia aims to join the World Trade Organization, it is sweetening the deal by offering to drop its restrictions ...

Use of GM to produce sterile male insects

Scientists at a British company have been able to genetically modify the Diamondback moth, one of the world’s most damaging ...

Researchers find gene that boosts sugar beet yields

A European team of researchers has discovered a gene with the potential to increase sugar beet yields. Presented in the ...

Who influences GMO approvals?

Colleen Scherer | 
An article from the Harvard Business School proposes a theory about what factors influence how genetically modified crops are approved ...

Grant will help scientists uncover hidden soybean genes

Soybeans are the world's largest single source of vegetable protein and edible oil, already used to make livestock feed, soymilk, ...