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The real sustainability revolution in farming rests with CRISPR and other New Breeding Techniques. Why are organic farmers blocked from using them?

David Warmflash | 
New breeding techniques allow increased precision and much shorter time periods than conventional breeding ...

Viewpoint: Science denialism threatens the potential of gene-edited crops

Steven Cerier | 
Undermining science that does not fit into one's intellectual or political framework is dangerous ...

Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops

Steven Cerier | 
The same meritless arguments leveled against GMOs resurface for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) ...
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Proposed U.S. regulation of gene-edited food animals is not fit for purpose

Alison Van Eenennaam | 
Both plant and animal breeders need access to gene editing tools to introduce sustainability traits ...

US regulators grapple with oversight of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

Marc Brazeau | 
In the first installment of this series, we looked at the regulatory framework in the US for the products of ...

‘Low-emission’ cows that produce less methane gas take center stage amid growing climate change fears

Jonathan Watts | 
From low-emission cows to robotic soil management, the farming industry will have to explore new approaches in the wake of ...

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 ...
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Will Gene Editing and Other New Breeding Techniques Provide a ‘Second Chance’ for Worldwide Embrace of Genetically Engineered Crops?

Jon Entine | 
Jon Entine, Executive Director of the Genetic Literacy Project | June 13, 2018Highlights: Anti-GMO activists, aided by Russian propaganda, have ...
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Viewpoint: Why organic farming activists oppose New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

David Zaruk | 
There was a brief moment in 2015 where organic farming researchers were having an open discussion on adopting certain innovative ...

Viewpoint: Regulatory overreach looms as obstacle for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in agriculture

Steven Cerier | 
The fast-moving world of plant breeding — fueled by advances in CRISPR and other techniques — has tossed a wrench ...
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15 surprising GMO and gene-edited crop advances underway in South and Central America

Daniel Norero | 
Latin America is a vital region in the global production of genetically modified (GM) crops, with Brazil and Argentina ranked ...
Viewpoint: Will Europe botch regulation of gene editing as it has GMOs?

Viewpoint: Will Europe botch regulation of gene editing as it has GMOs?

Hannes Kollist | 
Plant biologist: Europe's precautionary stance toward agricultural biotechnology has all but blocked the introduction of GM crops and could provide ...
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