Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 5: Soil health ― When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than 'natural' organics

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 5: Soil health ― When synthetic pesticides are more sustainable than ‘natural’ organics

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
Most consumers believe organic farming avoids pesticides and prioritizes the health of the environment more than conventional farming. However, this ...
Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 2: Have pesticides improved?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
it is important to balance risks with the benefits that pesticides provide ...
Pesticides and Food: It's not a black or white issue — Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

Pesticides and Food: It’s not a black or white issue — Part 1: Has pesticide use decreased?

Kayleen Schreiber, Marc Brazeau | 
What is the truth about crop pesticides and their residues in food in 2018? ...
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‘Monsanto on the attack’: How an aggressive defense contributed to the ‘dicamba debacle’

Marc Brazeau | 
It's pretty clear that the ag industry has a problem. But what is the nature of it? ...
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Argentina and GMOs: Exploring the nation’s long relationship with biotech crops

Steven Cerier | 
In 2019, Argentina will begin the commercialization of the first genetically modified drought-and salt-tolerant soybean. This will be a particularly ...
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Dicamba controversy: EPA’s decision on herbicide’s future expected by end of September

Margy Eckelkamp | 
Throughout this year, EPA has been monitoring reports during the application season and it’s expected the agency will announce its ...
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EPA investigates illegal use of dicamba as it mulls herbicide’s re-approval

Stephen Steed | 
Despite being banned for in-crop use this summer in Arkansas, dicamba is a suspect in damage to thousands of acres ...
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25 years of GMO crops: Economic, environmental and human health benefits

Stuart Smyth | 
Since the first GMO crop was developed in 1994, genetically modified foods have provided countries around the world with economic, ...
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Lessons learned from the 2017 Monsanto dicamba herbicide fiasco

Cameron English, Kevin Folta | 
Farmers, university scientists, the EPA and ag companies are working together to figure out what went wrong and how to ...
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European Union reviews, rebukes bizarre Ayyadurai claim of formaldehyde in GMO soy

Andrew Porterfield | 
The "study" claiming that formaldehyde accumulates in genetically modified soybeans--widely touted by anti-GMO activists-- is an example of junk science--no ...

Dow Chemical’s Enlist Duo weed killer—designed for use with GMO seeds—tied up in lawsuit

Barbara Liston | 
A court fight over use of a new Dow Chemical herbicide on genetically engineered U.S. corn and soybean crops is ...

Complaint against EU authorisation of GM soybeans

Several organisations such as the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) are filing a complaint against ...

US and South American farmers unite to support biotechnology in the European Union

Farmers who produce 90 percent of the world’s soybean exports have joined forces to support biotechnology in the European Union ...

Slow EU approvals seen growing threat to soy trade

Nigel Hunt | 
Slow European Union approval of genetically modified soybeans is likely to pose a growing threat to trade as the pace ...
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