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Faster, more accurate crop breeding for today’s ‘gene jockeys’

Gord Leathers | 
Today’s new generation of plant breeders are often called “gene jockeys,” although they’re actually more like cowboys rounding up “genotypes” ...
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How do you know what information to trust about glyphosate, GMOs? Do a ‘SMELL test’

Gerald Pilger | 
Editor's Note: This article, written by Country Guide agriculture columnist Gerald Pilger, discusses how to determine whether an article is ...

International activist group, Avaaz, working to ban glyphosate in Canada, other countries

Gerald Pilger | 
In the September issue of Country Guide I wrote about the Avaaz movement’s effort to ban glyphosate in “The Target is Glyphosate“ ...

How to combat misinformation about GMOs

Gerald Pilger | 
The good news is that farmers are finally recognizing the damage that misinformation is doing to our industry... The bad ...

Farmers struggling to counter activist demonization of safe herbicide glyphosate

Gerald Pilger | 
Is agriculture reacting to the GMO debate when we should be focusing on protecting glyphosate? These are questions we need ...
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Will combining ‘microbials’ and biotech be next big thing in agriculture?

Ralph Pearce | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. When the word “biotech” ...

Public perception of farmers in decline, hurting agricultural industry

Gerald Pilger | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For the agricultural industry, ...

GMOs and herbicide resistant weeds stumbling blocks to sustainable farming

Richard Kamchen | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Have we become more ...
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