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From smelly roadside nuisance to key biofuel crop? How gene editing could transform stinkweed into an essential canola alternative

From smelly roadside nuisance to key biofuel crop? How gene editing could transform stinkweed into an essential canola alternative

Reuters | 
Botanists, businessmen, farmers and federal lawmakers, they all gathered to peer at the waist-high plant usually considered a pest and ...

Bayer launches carbon capture program to support ‘eco-friendly’ farming

Reuters | 
Bayer AG launched a pilot program in the United States and Brazil on [July 21] that will pay farmers for ...
brazil soybean production

Brazil’s higher-protein GMO soybeans hurting US exports to China

Reuters | 
U.S. soybean growers are losing market share in the all-important China market because the race to grow higher-yielding crops has ...

After settling with farmers, Syngenta turns attention to Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland GMO corn lawsuits

Reuters | 
Syngenta AG moved closer to putting a troubled biotech corn seed launch behind it with a $1.5 billion settlement with ...

Dicamba fiasco: Are Monsanto’s labels too restrictive and confusing for farmers?

Reuters | 
Dicamba, sold under different brand names by BASF and DuPont, can vaporize under certain conditions and the wind can blow ...
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California’s Prop 65 listing of herbicide glyphosate as carcinogen goes into effect July 7

Reuters | 
Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list ...
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China agrees to evaluate 8 GMO crops in trade deal with US, ending long delay

Reuters | 
China's promise to evaluate eight varieties of U.S. genetically modified crops by the end of [May 2017] under a trade ...
in a world made of food

Global GM crop area rebounded in 2016 — increased 3% to new high of 457 million acres

Reuters | 
Plantings of genetically modified (GMO) crops rebounded in 2016 from a decline the prior year, led by increased sowings in ...

Trump’s threatened ‘trade war’ with Mexico could undermine US GMO corn market

Reuters | 
[Editor's note: More than 90% of the US corn market is GMO — a combination of herbicide-tolerant and insect-resistant varieties.] ...

Class action suit against Syngenta over China’s 2014 rejection of GMO corn will proceed

Reuters | 
A U.S. district court judge in Kansas... said lawsuits brought by U.S. farmers against seed company Syngenta AG over sales ...

China buys US corn despite unresolved GMO dispute

Reuters | 
China bought its first U.S. corn in more than two months last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday, ...
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