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Without glyphosate, farmers in seven Asian countries face $1.4-$1.9 billion increase in weed control costs, study finds

Graham Brookes | 
A new paper published in the journal Agbioforum points to higher weed control costs, less effective weed control, more difficult access ...

Post-Brexit, UK should abandon EU’s misguided biotech crop rules, researcher urges

Graham Brookes | 
Failure to diverge from some aspects of EU regulation of crop biotechnology and new breeding techniques (NBTs) after Brexit will ...

17 million farmers around the world grew GMO crops in 2017, industry studies show

[T]he International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics, Ltd. released new studies highlighting the continued ...
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GMO crops provide billions in economic benefits each year—with majority going to farmers in developing countries, industry analysis says

Graham Brookes, Peter Barfoot | 
This paper estimates the value of using genetically modified (GM) crop technology in agriculture at the farm level. It follows ...

Ag biotech offers ‘significant economic and environmental gains’ to Ukraine

The following is an edited excerpt.  A new assessment of the potential impacts of using existing commercialised crop biotechnology in ...
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Food security: Socio-econonomic and environmental impacts of crop biotechnology

The economic impact of crop biotechnology continued to grow, according to a recently released report. The growth was particularly dramatic ...
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