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Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

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It seems like every Democratic presidential candidate wants to get farmers sucking carbon out of the air and sticking it ...
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While managed honeybees get all the attention, some native pollinators ‘dwindle toward extinction’

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Those honeybees you’ve been fretting over are getting native bumblebees sick. A new study shows that viruses infecting domestic honeybees ...
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Fungus-resistant hazelnuts illustrate how genetic modification safeguards our food supply

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Ordu is a picturesque city between the mountains and the Black Sea, where a quarter of the world’s hazelnuts grow ...
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‘Regenerative agriculture’: World-saving idea or food marketing ploy?

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You’re about to start seeing the term “regenerative” when you scan packages of Cheerios and boxed mac and cheese in ...
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Billionaires and Bacteria are Racing to Save Us From Death by Fertilizer

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It was January 15, 1881, and the U.S. envoy to Peru had to duck for cover .... Chile had invaded Peru ...
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Why it’s OK to change your mind, from a former anti-GMO activist

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Once upon a time, shortly after the age of bloodletting, people thought that facts could change minds. It may seem ...
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R.I.P. Monsanto. Our hates will go on.

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Welp, this is the end of Monsanto. Not the end of the seed company, mind you, but the end of ...
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Small artisanal farms might not be our environmental salvation

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[Cricket flour] was the first note of a dinner set up by the Breakthrough Institute, a pro-technology environmental think tank, in order ...
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The Impossible Burger wouldn’t be possible without genetic engineering

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[Editor's note: Read a San Francisco Chronicle article about this controversy and letter from the CEO of Impossible Foods here.] ...
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Slugging it out with a new contender in the GMO debate

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“I thought it might be worth meeting,” [said Penn State University  entomologist John Tooker], “because I read the piece where ...
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A crucial climate mystery is just under our feet

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[F]armers could turn their fields into giant greenhouse gas sponges, potentially offsetting as much as 15 percent of global fossil ...
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What the New York Times missed with its big GMO story

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The [Danny Hakim] story is an odd one for the Times because if you take the most mild interpretation of ...
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Americans love genetically modified mosquitoes much more than other GMOs

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When the news started to spread about a plan to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, it seemed ...
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Monsanto’s new GMO soybeans are making a hot mess for farmers

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. . . The leaves are gone from the . . . peach trees on Bill Bader’s orchard . . ., and soy ...

The world’s biggest seed companies are wooing

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. They call the giants ...

Can we finally make gasoline out of corncobs?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . .Take ...

What’s a GMO? Apparently not these magic mushrooms

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

These vitamin-fortified bananas might get you thinking differently about GMOs

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In the winter of ...
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A bill to block GMO labeling fails key Senate vote

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A bill that would ...

Farmers don’t try new things because it’s too risky. This could change that

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The problem with revolutionary ...
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Brazilian state bans pesticide following conspiracy theory linking Monsanto to microcephaly

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. You may have seen ...
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Here’s new news about pesticides and bees

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Bees are struggling, and ...
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It’s practically impossible to define “GMOs”

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Debates rage over what ...

The next big food safety technology could be from this ancient root

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What if our next-generation, futuristic ...
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Here’s how to do GMO labeling so everyone wins

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What would it look ...
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What does “organic” actually mean?

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. What does organic actually ...

No, there’s no ‘human’ in your veggie dogs

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  There was a bit ...
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Senate panel warms to GMOs

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. On October 21st, for ...
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