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What’s going to happen in farm biotech in 2019? Gene-edited foods; lab-grown meat surges; CRISPR regulation clarity

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These are the trends I expect to define biotech in agriculture during 2019.  ...
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2018 biotech review: Second generation of GMOs arrives as US anti-GMO movement falters

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A prediction that the anti-GMO movement would become increasingly irrelevant in 2018 comes to pass ...
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US regulators grapple with oversight of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

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In the first installment of this series, we looked at the regulatory framework in the US for the products of ...
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Fighting weeds: Can we reduce, or even eliminate, herbicides by utilizing robotics and AI?

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A quick look at some of the technical strategies being pursued in farming robotics and AI ...
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Why did Tanzania just pull the plug on its GMO crop trials?

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When the Tanzanian government announced Friday [November 23] they were ending field trials of genetically engineered crops in the country ...
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Edible cotton: How genetically modified cottonseed could revolutionize food and feed production

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Here’s a somewhat boring fact you might already know about cotton: It doesn't make a good food, for humans or ...
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Farmers consider a world without glyphosate—and it’s less than ideal

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"More glufosinate, maybe more paraquat." "I would have to find a different burn down chemical, likely paraquat. Would use more ...
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How is India’s organic-only farming experiment in Sikkim going? Peering past the propaganda, not so sustainably.

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India's farm sector is in massive flux and strife right now. After a massive ten-day strike in June, Indian farmers ...
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Viewpoint: Why saving seeds is an unproductive farming practice that locks in poverty

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Farmers mired in farming systems in which saving and cleaning old seed is an economical use of their time is ...
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Viewpoint: We should just retire the whole ‘feed the world’ thing when it comes to promoting GMOs

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How often do we hear something along the lines of "We won't be able to feed 10 billion people by ...
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What’s in the CRISPR drawer for farming and food?

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Most of us have heard of the gene edited non-browning mushroom that passed through USDA review without the regulatory hurdles ...
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Organic vs conventional food fight: Focus on pesticides distracts from real environmental problems

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Has GMO use really led to a “flood” of pesticide use, as critics contend? That’s not what the data show ...
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Mythbusting gone wrong: How the ‘dangerous’ organic pesticide myth began

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One of the things that surprised me in researching this story was that I could not find a single organic-approved ...
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A behind the scenes look at pesticide use in organic orchards, vineyards and fresh produce

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This is part three of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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4 things that led to the myth that organic farmers use more pesticides than conventional farmers

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This is part two of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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Do organic farmers really use more pesticides than conventional farmers? Not even close.

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This is part one of a four-part series attempting to separate fact from fiction regarding pesticide use on organic farms ...
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Podcast: What it means to be a ‘sustainable’ farmer

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Tim Hammerich sat down with journalist Marc Brazeau, founder and director the Food and Farm Discussion Lab for his Future of Agriculture Podcast. His question ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s what’s wrong with study suggesting glyphosate damages our gut health

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Can glyphosate impact gut health? The Guardian reports on a team of scientists who claim to have demonstrated that it ...
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Agricultural biotechnologies that improved safety, yields, food security in developing nations

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This is the third in a three-part series making the case that the development of the biotech traits for insect ...
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Delving into the GMO traits that cut back pesticide impacts globally

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This is the second in a three-part series making the case that the development of the biotech traits for insect ...
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Let’s recognize Roundup Ready and Bt crops as major contributions to sustainable farming

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This is the first in a three-part series making the case that the development of biotech traits for insect resistance ...
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Making sense of the patchwork US regulatory system for genetically engineered crops and animals

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The faster-growing genetically engineered AquaAdvantage Salmon took 20 years of regulatory scrutiny to gain approval, while the non-browning gene-silenced Arctic ...
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Meat wars: Sourcing from animals may not be what distinguishes meat from ‘meat alternatives’

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The US Cattlemen's Association is making a pre-emptive strike against potentially misleading marketing for the next wave of meat alternatives ...
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GMO labeling emerges as hot-button issue in organic and conventional food industry fights

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Editor's note: This article is part three of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...
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How consumer-friendly GMO foods could change minds about biotech crops and animals

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Editor's note: This article is part two of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...
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Could 2018 mark the end of the anti-GMO movement?

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Editor's note: This article is part one of a three-part series by Marc Brazeau on his 2018 predictions on food, ...
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Addressing GMO concerns: Will Big Ag let farmers save seeds?

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There is a certain emotional appeal to the idea that nobody should be able to patent foods. But how would ...
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Addressing GMO concerns: Are agricultural chemicals hazardous, overused?

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This is the second in a series that explores common objections to GMOs that are found on the internet. This ...
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