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USDA launches genomics ‘blueprint’ initiative to enhance sustainable farming as global food demand booms

A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) blueprint, published [May 16] in Frontiers and Genetics, will serve as a guide for ...
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Argentina, Brazil, Canada, US call for ‘science-based’ biotech crop import rules to prevent global trade disruptions

The Ministers of Agriculture from Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States highlighted that food demand is rising while agricultural ...
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New USDA research shows honey bee numbers stable—and probably growing

In 2006, large and mysterious losses of honey bee colonies led entomologists to classify a set of diagnostic symptoms as ...
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With USDA support, organic farming shows record growth

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Department of ...

One percent of U.S. organic farmers reported economic losses due to GMO commingling

Aaron Adalja et al. | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. U.S retailers are seeking ...

USDA seeks public comments on range of alternatives to current biotech regulations

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Department of ...
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USDA: Pesticide residues in food below allowable levels, not safety risk

Peter Wood | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Department of ...

USDA urges alternatives to antibiotics for livestock health

Steven Kappes | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Antibiotics are lifesavers. We ...
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Organic food sales rising but US acreage remains miniscule

Catherine Greene, William D McBride | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Despite the strong interest ...

USDA responds to accusations it silenced scientist over neonics

Catherine Woteki | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. USDA is one of ...
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USDA rebukes EPA for claiming neonics provide no ‘clear’ farmer benefits

Robert Johansson | 
During a public comment period for a review of the use of neonicotinoids by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Robert ...
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US farmers adopt biotech cotton, corn and soy in record numbers

USDA says farmers in the US adopt, in record numbers, genetically engineered corn, soy and cotton crops that are herbicide-tolerant, ...

USDA geneticists search for more nutritious rice

The following is an edited excerpt. U.S. researchers have discovered varieties of rice that appear to have increased calcium and ...

What is the role of open agricultural data in on global food security?

Wayne Maloney | 
The following is an excerpt. Later this month, Secretary Vilsack will lead the U.S. Delegation to the G-8 International Conference ...

Newly found genes may lead to nematode-resistant cotton

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have made significant progress in finding genetic resistance to two key cotton pests—the root-knot ...