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We depend on bees for 1/3 of our food? Pesticides threaten bees? Farmer challenges pollinator myths

Jack DeWitt | 
.... [W]ithout [bee] pollination efforts, the world would still have plenty of food .... The vegetables we eat don’t require ...
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Glyphosate contaminates food? Simple testing method could dispel exaggerated weedkiller risk claims

Researchers at Leipzig University in Germany say they have developed a quick and simple way of testing for glyphosate in ...
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Iowa farmer: I was duped by misleading ‘organic’ food labels. Learn from my mistakes

Michelle Miller | 
Years ago, I watched a “documentary” about the American food supply. While I’m not going to tell you the U.S ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Monocultures’ unnatural? Mother Nature grows them, too

Tim Durham | 
....[Wh]at’s often in the crosshairs of activists is the philosophy of the planting system — the “dreaded” monoculture. Row crops ...
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Could indoor ‘freight farms’ provide ideal growing conditions for CRISPR-edited crops?

Jaclyn Krymowski | 
The technology and innovation moving within modern day agriculture is so fast-paced and expansive, you can find futuristic solutions, ideas, ...
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Viewpoint: Avoid these 6 bogus labels at the grocery store to save money

Michelle Miller | 
Are you paying more for certain food labels? Who can blame you! With the rise of labels and wanting to ...
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Consumers love technology, survey shows—but not when it comes to GMOs and farming

Technology in agriculture is how we’ll feed a growing population, make farming more sustainable and improve the lives of farm ...
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Neonic pesticides offer negligible benefits to farmers? ‘Nonsense,’ says Iowa soybean grower

Wayne Fredericks | 
Most people would say that life is unpredictable. We have our plans and routines, but there’s no way to tell ...
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Viewpoint: Want to understand crop biotech? Avoid these discredited anti-GMO sources

Ryan Tipps | 
Here’s a tip for all the anti-GMO activists out there: If you ever want to get the last word in ...
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Food waste-reducing non-browning Romaine lettuce edges closer to market

The agriculture industry is constantly trying to reduce food waste. To continue that effort, Intrexon Corporation announced it is advancing ...
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Ethos Chocolate, candy brand that hypes its GMO ingredients, back by popular demand

In its debut in February, the debut of Ethos Chocolate made a big, wonderful, delicious splash — the initial batch of 10,000 ...
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Video: Fine-tuning beneficial mutations breeds higher yielding tomatoes

Zachary Lippman | 
Unexpected interactions between mutations can be a thorn in the side for plant breeders, especially when they’re trying to promote ...
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IBM, Yara International announce digital platform to optimize crop production for individual farms

Yara International, a leader in crop nutrition, and IBM announced [April 26] an agreement to build the world’s leading digital ...
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Viewpoint: Do pesticides boost autism risk? New report says ‘possibly’ but correlations are ‘weak’ and ‘misleading’

Recently a study titled “Prenatal and infant exposure to ambient pesticides and autism spectrum disorder in children: population based case-control study” ...
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Bayer releases 107 Roundup safety studies as glyphosate-cancer legal battle continues

With recent legal battles, Bayer [has released]....all 107 Bayer-owned glyphosate safety study reports that were submitted to the European Food Safety ...
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CRISPR crops spur farming innovation despite climate change, water shortages and exploding food demand

Oliver Peoples | 
The discussion and debate surrounding advances in agriculture have become frequent topics of discussion....[N]ow more than ever, the concept of ...
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5 farmer tips to avoid ‘fear-based’ food marketing at the grocery store

Whether you realize it or not, we are inundated with fear-based marketing labels every time we set foot in a ...
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Viewpoint: Conventional, organic farming advocates should stop fighting and focus on feeding world’s growing population

Ryan Tipps | 
For years, discussions about the future of the agricultural industry have converged on the arbitrary yet consequential date of 2050, ...
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Viewpoint: Many organic farmers aren’t anti-GMO, and they’re tired of ‘meaningless’ food labels

Michelle Miller | 
[In February], I attended the MOSES Organic Farming Conference, the largest such gathering in the U.S., with thousands of people in ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers offer to teach popular organic activist ‘Food Babe’ about GMOs—so she bans them on social media

Michelle Miller | 
In the four and a half years I’ve been blogging and doing social media as a career, I have banned ...
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Is the anti-GMO movement following PETA’s animal rights activist playbook?

Michelle Miller | 
From drenching fields in chemicals to factory farming, there is so much misinformation out there about what happens on today’s ...
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New vectoring technology turns bees into soldiers in the war against plant pests

Kevin Folta | 
Bees are being armed as soldiers in the war on plant pests, leading the charge toward sustainable farming. Farming is ...
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This farmer says more food producers should stand up for agriculture—here’s 5 reasons why

Michelle Miller | 
....An advocate for agriculture, sometimes referred to as an AGvocate, can be anyone who works to tell the inclusive story ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-glyphosate activists are ‘rich, organized, and powerful’—don’t underestimate them

Amanda Zaluckyj | 
The campaign against glyphosate started a few years ago. The fairly benign herbicide was so closely tied to Roundup Ready ...
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Video: What are GMO crops—and are they natural? Pioneering plant scientist Mary-Dell Chilton explains

Michelle Miller | 
I write about GMOs on a somewhat regular basis, but sometimes it’s a topic worth revisiting on a very basic ...
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Will fear-based product labels fade in 2019? 5 food and farming predictions for the new year

Michelle Miller | 
Welcome, 2019! [In 2018 we] experienced newer diet trends where Keto and Whole30 reigned as some of the most popular ...
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Are we ‘meddling with creation’ by growing GMO crops?

Tim Durham | 
[F]or some, it’s a stretch to reconcile faith with new developments in agriculture, especially when it involves (perceived) meddling with ...
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‘Secret Ingredients’: Expert says the latest anti-GMO ‘shockumentary’ is clever, provocative—and wrong

Tim Durham | 
We’ve all see this in a science classroom or conference: The monotone reading from a prepared script, coupled with PowerPoint ...
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