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Why local food production doesn’t prevent shortages in a pandemic

Throughout this pandemic, there have been many prognostications about the future of eating and proposals to make sure we are ...
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Golden Rice, Part 4: Cost-effective GMO crop can save lives and dramatically boost developing economies

Golden Rice is safe, and there is excellent human evidence that it will work ...
ORGANIC FARM

Viewpoint: Do organic farms really produce ‘chemical free, healthier food’?

The multi-billion-dollar organic industry is thriving in large part because of dishonesty ...
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Viewpoint: Everyone needs to feel the benefits of an ‘AI-reliant society’

[A]rtificial intelligence technology could actually boost the global economy. If it’s allowed to play a major role, AI will make our ...
Global glyphosate herbicide ban would cause substantial damage to economy and environment, study shows

Global glyphosate herbicide ban would cause substantial damage to economy and environment, study shows

A new study finds that a ban on glyphosate would cause billions of dollars in economic losses and increase the ...
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EU re-approval of glyphosate herbicide dodges farming economic woes—for now

If the European Union eventually phases out all the popular glyphosate herbicide, the loss of farm productivity could cost Europe ...
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Podcast: Global ag biotech snapshot: Is GMO adoption on the decline?

UK researcher Graham Brooke on the rising economic and regulatory costs of crop biortechnology--Is it worth it? ...
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20-year GMO report card: Biotech shrinks ag’s ecological impact, increased farm income $167 billion

Genetic modification has had a dramatic impact on crop production, agricultural sustainability and the economics of farming, in the 26 ...
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Trade and economic growth, not pesticides, major driver of beehive declines?

Declines in bee health have been blamed on pesticides and other factors. A new study suggests that economic changes may ...