Viewpoint: Why I avoid buying food with the Non-GMO Project label

Viewpoint: Why I avoid buying food with the Non-GMO Project label

Katie Pinke is the general manager/publisher of AgWeek I decided to visit the Non-GMO Project website and Twitter profile to ...
Farmers' choice: GMOs help make Thanksgiving food abundant and affordable

Farmers’ choice: GMOs help make Thanksgiving food abundant and affordable

Farmers utilizing choices in seed technology, such as GMOs, allow us to have an abundance of food choices at affordable ...
'We are those farmers': Why you shouldn't villainize farmers who use GMOs—or the food they grow

‘We are those farmers’: Why you shouldn’t villainize farmers who use GMOs—or the food they grow

[Editor's note: Kate Lambert and her husband grow corn and soybeans in Brookfield, Mo.] We are those farmers they want you ...
Opposition to Dow-DuPont merger emerges among major farmer group

Opposition to Dow-DuPont merger emerges among major farmer group

[Editor's note: The National Farmer's Union is the second largest general farm organization in the country. It represents more than 200,000 ...

Food companies may go ‘non-GMO’ for marketing reasons

[Editor's Note: The author of this excerpt, Shiloh Perry, is a communications assistant for the American Farm Bureau] Companies often make ...

For science to carry more weight in GMO debate, it needs to be more transparent

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The larger problem in ...
GMO labeling bill could allow organic farmers to sue for GMO "contamination"

GMO labeling bill could allow organic farmers to sue for GMO “contamination”

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Unless it’s drastically altered, ...

British scientists urge Europe to revamp GMO regulation

Europe’s stringent regulation of genetically modified (GM) crops has no rational basis and should be revamped to allow countries who ...

China decreases GM research funding

Chinese research funding into genetically modified organisms (GMO) has fallen by 80 percent in the past four years, according to ...

Genetic mechanisms may cause herbicide resistance in weeds

(Summary) Farmers in Illinois have noticed over the last few years that the invasive waterhemp weed has become resistant to ...

Pursue practical food labels

The following is an excerpt. Is a truce in the long war over genetically modified (GM) food in the works? ...

Energy beet project moves forward

An energy beet project is going toward planned commercialization in 2014 in North Dakota, despite the loss of a key ...