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Goodbye gin and tonics? Invasive plant disease threatens juniper berries used to make gin

Ken Fletcher | Scottish Farmer | 
The gin industry, which is worth £3.2bn to the UK economy, has the potential to be devastated by an invasive ...
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Post-Brexit Britain ponders break from EU GMO, gene-editing restrictions, embracing US model

Claire Taylor | Scottish Farmer | 
With so much focus and attention on Brexit, there’s another ‘B’ word that has been fretted over for decades, causing ...
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Post Brexit UK ag biotech policy: USDA official calls European approach to GMOs and food safety ‘old-fashioned, based on traditions and not modern science’

Claire Taylor | Scottish Farmer | 
Addressing The Scottish Farmer, amongst other UK journalists at a food show in Chicago, Foreign Agricultural Service administrator Ken Isley ...
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Viewpoint: EU precautionary pesticide bans threaten sustainable agriculture

James Porter | Scottish Farmer | 
Don’t blame it on sunshine or moonlight … Don’t blame it on good times (remember them?) … Don’t even blame ...

Citing ‘unintended’ environmental impacts, Scottish politician urges UK to ditch EU’s neonicotinoid ban post Brexit

Gordon Davidson | Scottish Farmer | 
EUROPE’S ban on neonicotinoid pesticides should not be transferred into the UK’s post-Brexit legislation, according to Scottish Conservative MP Colin ...
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Will glyphosate’s legal troubles pave the way for greater use of robots in agriculture?

Kelly Henaughen | Scottish Farmer | 
Following a major blow in Californian courts recently, widely-used herbicide glyphosate has continued to take a battering, as industry professionals ...
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How the European Court of Justice could open the door to gene editing and revive crop biotechnology in EU

Gordon Davidson | Scottish Farmer | 
A “landmark opinion” from the European Court of Justice on the definition of genetically modified organisms could pave the way ...

Farmers, not politicians or corporations, must lead debate on GMOs to gain public trust

Gordon Davidson | Scottish Farmer | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Speaking at the annual ...

GM maize move leaves UK ‘cold’

Scottish Farmer | 
The following is an excerpt. The annoucement that Italy intends to ban the cultivation of GM grown maize following a ...
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