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Viewpoint: Outcomes over ideology — Why biotechnology innovations like pesticides and GM crops are essential tools in advancing regenerative agriculture

Viewpoint: Outcomes over ideology — Why biotechnology innovations like pesticides and GM crops are essential tools in advancing regenerative agriculture

Pierre Petelle | Real Agriculture | 
We hear a lot about regenerative agriculture these days, but everyone has their own definition of what this term means ...
Viewpoint: Hard truths about regenerative agriculture — When marketing hype is embraced as policy

Viewpoint: Hard truths about regenerative agriculture — When marketing hype is embraced as policy

Shaun Haney | Real Agriculture | 
Words like artisan, craft, sustainable, and now regenerative are used to promise something better to the consumer, but at the ...
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Has coronavirus killed consumer interest in food fads and junk science?

Cam Dahl | Real Agriculture | 
A recent survey by Proof Strategies found that Canadians’ trust in doctors and scientists has increased by over 10 per ...
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Non-GMO Project label doesn’t mean product is non-GMO, Canadian Food Inspection Agency says

Andrew Campbell | Real Agriculture | 
After forcing some companies to change their labels over complaints of the Non-GMO Project Verified seal, the Canadian Food Inspection ...
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Largest threat to honey bees in Canada? Bears

Kelvin Heppner | Real Agriculture | 
Contrary to what some headlines and marketing campaigns would lead us to believe, honey bee numbers in Canada are at ...
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Farmers criticize use of non-GMO labels

Andrew Campbell | Real Agriculture | 
I’ve committed myself to the same job that tens of thousands of other farmers have committed to as well. It ...
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EU approves imports of three new GMO soybean varieties for animal feeds

Kelvin Heppner | Real Agriculture | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The European Union has ...
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Food and farming trade disruption looms as EU again postpones glyphosate renewal

Kelvin Heppner | Real Agriculture | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. After failing twice to ...

In Canada, many ‘non-GMO’ labels violate country’s labeling standards

Andrew Campbell | Real Agriculture | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The challenge is we ...

Reporters bungle coverage of ‘glyphosate probably causes cancer” determination

Kelvin Heppner | Real Agriculture | 
Headlines around the globe have proclaimed “the world’s most-used pesticides are probably causing cancer.” A UN agency has classified some common ...

Ontario farmers claim they are ‘bullied’ by proposed neonics ban

Lyndsey Smith | Real Agriculture | 
In November, the Ontario premier’s office and the ministry of the environment and climate change revealed its plan to restrict the ...

Video: World Food Prize kicks off–Norman Borlaug’s legacy and challenges of global hunger

Julie Borlaug | Real Agriculture | 
The World Food Prize annual gathering is being held this week in Iowa. Julie Borlaug, the granddaughter of Norman Borlaug, father ...
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‘Shill’-calling tactic to smear credibility in GMO debate needs to stop

Andrew Campbell | Real Agriculture | 
Talking about food and farm practices, there is never a shortage of ideas and opinions. Some of it is great debate, ...

Audio: What if agriculture didn’t have biotechnology?

Lyndsey Smith | Real Agriculture | 
Another day, another petition pushing for a ban of biotechnology in a region. The latest that crossed my desk is ...

Why the love for new technology in gadgets but not new technology in farming?

Andrew Campbell | Real Agriculture | 
Thinking about the March Against Monsanto, what do people do to vent their frustrations at corporations like this one? They ...

Video: Mark Lynas says, “GMOs are green”

Lyndsey Smith | Real Agriculture | 
Mark Lynas, a UK-based environmentalist and former anti-biotech activist, spoke to Real Agriculture editor Lyndsey Smith before giving the keynote address at ...
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What happened when an organic farmer visited the ‘evil empire’ Monsanto?

Rob Wallbridge | Real Agriculture | 
After organic farmer Rob Wallbridge wrote a blog post earlier this year about the acrimonious tenor of the national debate ...

When the clergy says stupid things about GMOs, credulous congregants lose

Lyndsey Smith | Real Agriculture | 
Winnipeg-Canada based Lyndsey Smith, a writer for the Real Agriculture blog, discusses why religion and science often don't mix well--and ...

10 reasoned responses to “10 reasons we don’t need GMOs”

Cami Ryan | Real Agriculture | 
You may have run across this article “10 Reasons We Don’t Need GM Foods” on the FoodConsumer website.  It’s been ...
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