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Agriculture industry risks PR disaster if it doesn’t educate the public about CRISPR

Sylvain Charlebois | 
Gene-editing experts claim that the technology has the potential to make some foods more nutritious without increasing costs and can ...
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Nanotechnology helps farmers battle increasingly pesticide-resistant weeds, insects with fewer chemicals

Lilian Schaer | 
A University of Toronto graduate school project is now extending the life of widely used crop protection products. Vive Crop ...

AI-powered devices deliver ‘micro-dose’ of herbicide to cut agriculture’s chemical use

Alexis Stockford | 
Above a Saskatchewan field, a line of drones rises in formation, sensors primed to pick out enemy targets below. But ...
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Canada’s neonicotinoid insecticide rules haven’t hit farmers, and tighter regulations coming?

Alexis Stockford | 
Health Canada’s April decisions on three neonicotinoid insecticides won’t change much for growers this year — but it also won’t ...
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Why some Canadian farmers don’t want glyphosate-tolerant GMO wheat

Allan Dawson | 
Delegates attending the Keystone Agriculture Producers’ (KAP) advisory council meeting [in Manitoba] Nov. 12 passed a resolution .... to lobby ...

How one farmer and his family convinced a fearful skeptic that GMOs are safe

Amanda Bibeau | 
With fearmongering headlines and the general misunderstanding of what goes into our food (hello, image of a syringe in a ...

Viewpoint: ‘Precision plant breeding’ better describes crop biotechnology than misused ‘GMO’ term

Sandi Knight | 
[I]n agriculture we continue to use terms such as GMO, GE, GM, transgenic, CRISPR, TALEN, genome/gene editing and biotech crops ...
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Monsanto looks to launch new herbicide-tolerant canola, soybean varieties in coming years

Allan Dawson | 
Dicamba-tolerant canola is coming and so is a triple-threat soybean, resistant to glyphosate, dicamba and glufosinate. That’s just some of ...
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Canadian farmers, beekeepers: Neonicotinoid replacement ineffective, bad for bees

Alex Binkley | 
A proposed replacement for a key neonicotinoid pesticide is proving unpopular with everyone — including farmers and beekeepers. Farmers adopted ...

Many of Non-GMO Project’s labels are illegal in Canada

Karen Daynard | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . ...

Will GMO labeling deprive anti-GMO activists of their best ammunition?

Laura Rance | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It would appear that ...

Biotech companies should release all GMO study results

Daryll Ray, Harwood Schaffer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  The larger problem in ...

GMOs can be developed to promote soil health and fertility

Shannon VanRaes | 
Biotechnology can be used to improve soil health but that’s not necessarily happening the way it is being used today, ...

Biotechnology continues to change the face of Canada’s canola industry

Jennifer Blair | 
Maurice Delage says he only needs to look at his canola crop for proof of how biotechnology has helped his ...
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