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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?

New breeding techniques allow increased precision and much shorter time periods than conventional breeding ...
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Viewpoint: Science denialism threatens the potential of gene-edited crops

Undermining science that does not fit into one's intellectual or political framework is dangerous ...
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Anti-GMO forces target New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) despite similarities to conventional crops

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

Both plant and animal breeders need access to gene editing tools to introduce sustainability traits ...
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US regulators grapple with oversight of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

In the first installment of this series, we looked at the regulatory framework in the US for the products of ...
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‘Low-emission’ cows that produce less methane gas take center stage amid growing climate change fears

From low-emission cows to robotic soil management, the farming industry will have to explore new approaches in the wake of ...
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Post-Brexit, UK should abandon EU’s misguided biotech crop rules, researcher urges

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, 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)

There was a brief moment in 2015 where organic farming researchers were having an open discussion on adopting certain innovative ...
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Viewpoint: Regulatory overreach looms as obstacle for New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in agriculture

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

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?

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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