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Pentagon's plan to engineer insects to protect food crops sparks fears of misuse as bioweapons

Pentagon’s plan to engineer insects to protect food crops sparks fears of misuse as bioweapons

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Jane Polston and I are walking over to some greenhouses at the University of Florida, where she’s a professor. She wants ...
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Surviving climate change: These 5 key crops will be forced to migrate northward

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Climate change is coming like a freight train, or a rising tide. And our food, so dependent on rain and ...
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Arkansas farmers defy authorities, spray banned GMO dicamba resistant soybean and cotton

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The fields and back roads of eastern Arkansas were a crime scene this past summer. State inspectors stopped alongside fields ...
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Arkansas battle over dicamba: Farmers don’t have to obey state ban on spraying herbicide, local courts say

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The wild battle in Arkansas over dicamba, the controversial and drift-prone herbicide, just got even crazier. Local courts have told ...
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USDA says carrageenan emulsifier is ok for organics—despite opposition within the industry

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided that organic food companies can keep using an emulsifier called carrageenan in foods like ice ...
Monsanto targets Arkansas plant board that voted to heavily restrict dicamba herbicide use

Monsanto targets Arkansas plant board that voted to heavily restrict dicamba herbicide use

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In Arkansas, there's a kind of David-versus-Goliath battle underway over a weedkiller. On one side, there's the giant Monsanto Company ...
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Earth Microbiome Project: DNA reveals global map of soil bacteria, opening door to novel antibiotics

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[Scientists] collect samples of soil and extract all the DNA contained in that sample, from all the organisms living there ...
Organic industry's bitter divide over hydroponics is about philosophy—and market share

Organic industry’s bitter divide over hydroponics is about philosophy—and market share

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Dave Chapman and dozens of other longtime organic farmers packed a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board in Jacksonville, ...
Weed scientists criticize Monsanto for mishandling dicamba herbicide rollout, drift crisis

Weed scientists criticize Monsanto for mishandling dicamba herbicide rollout, drift crisis

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Dicamba, an old weedkiller that's now being used in new ways, has thrust [Kevin Bradley, a professor of weed science ...
Bumblebee queens exposed to neonicotinoid insecticide less likely to lay eggs, lab study finds

Bumblebee queens exposed to neonicotinoid insecticide less likely to lay eggs, lab study finds

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A group of scientists in the United Kingdom decided to look at how bumblebee queens are affected by some widely ...
Arkansas Plant Board votes to ban herbicide dicamba after farmers complain about damages to neighboring crops

Arkansas Plant Board votes to ban herbicide dicamba after farmers complain about damages to neighboring crops

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Arkansas's pesticide regulators have stepped into the middle of an epic battle between weeds and chemicals, which has now morphed ...
Protecting bees from neonicotinoid 'poison dust': Scientists disagree on best method

Protecting bees from neonicotinoid ‘poison dust’: Scientists disagree on best method

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Most of those seeds have been coated with pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics for short. And despite attempts by ...
Labeling war budding between organic companies and Non-GMO Project

Labeling war budding between organic companies and Non-GMO Project

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I did a little experiment the other day. I stood outside a Whole Foods Market in Washington, D.C., with two ...

Next generation GMO corn being developed to battle growing rootworm resistance

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For all the international furor over ... GMOs, the biotech industry has really only managed to put a few foreign genes ...
EPA report: Glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer

EPA report: Glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer

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Glyphosate had been considered among the safest of herbicides. So it was a shock to many, last year, when the ...
Food fight: Organic producers in war with Non-GMO label

Food fight: Organic producers in war with Non-GMO label

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"We've seen exponential growth since our label first launched in 2010," says Megan Westgate, Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, which ...
Spraying of not-yet-approved dicamba resistant soy killing some crops

Spraying of not-yet-approved dicamba resistant soy killing some crops

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Dicamba . . . vaporizes quickly and blows with the wind. And it's especially toxic to soybeans. . . Damage from drifting ...
Fact checking Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant

Fact checking Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Following Here & Now host Jeremy ...

NPR: Bee declines questioned, global food supply not threatened

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. First, the world's biggest ...

Subsidies for US farmers growing, despite years of reform talk

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Farm subsidies don't lack ...
Antibiotic use on farm animals continues to grow

Antibiotic use on farm animals continues to grow

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. If you go by ...
Conflicting conclusions on glyphosate risk may stem from what it's mixed with

Conflicting conclusions on glyphosate risk may stem from what it’s mixed with

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Glyphosate, widely known by ...

Weed-killing microbes could be next crop tech

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What if farmers, instead of picking up some agricultural chemicals at their local dealer, picked up a load of agricultural ...
Is cultural 'animosity' in way of Monsanto-Syngenta merger?

Is cultural ‘animosity’ in way of Monsanto-Syngenta merger?

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Monsanto, the world's biggest seed company, wants to acquire Syngenta, a Switzerland-based company that sells pesticides and seeds, for $45 ...
Organic farmers upset over Whole Foods' plan to brand 'responsibly grown' conventional crops

Organic farmers upset over Whole Foods’ plan to brand ‘responsibly grown’ conventional crops

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Some organic farmers are protesting a new grading system for produce and flowers that's coming into force at Whole Foods ...
5 reasons Chipotle's non-GMO move is 'smoke and mirrors'

5 reasons Chipotle’s non-GMO move is ‘smoke and mirrors’

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Chipotle is trumpeting its renunciation of ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The company says that using GMOs ...

IARC chairman explains glyphosate assessment: Real world circumstances not considered

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An international committee of cancer experts shocked the agribusiness world a few days ago when it announced that two widely ...

Who will breed future strawberries—public or private institutions?

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The future of strawberry breeding at the University of California has been secured. Perhaps. As we reported last summer, more ...