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France poised to lift neonicotinoid insecticide ban to save pest-ravaged sugar beet industry

Farmers Weekly | 
The French government is planning to lift a blanket ban on the use of neonicotinoids to help save its sugar ...
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Comprehensive pig genomes could advance animal gene editing—and help produce more bacon

Farmers Weekly | 
For the first time, scientists have decoded the whole genetic make-up of pigs in a development that they say will ...
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Bayer, UK farmers appeal EU neonicotinoid insecticide ban, citing lack of scientific evidence

Farmers Weekly | 
Lawyers acting on behalf of the [National Farmers Union] are in court battling to overturn a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, ...

French agriculture minister says glyphosate key to sustainable farming, raising doubts about proposed weedkiller bans

Farmers Weekly | 
France’s agriculture minister has declared glyphosate is an essential tool of the agroecological transition, raising hopes of a change in ...
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Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer boosts cancer risk? New analysis challenges scientific consensus on glyphosate

Farmers Weekly | 
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have published a new scientific analysis of glyphosate (PDF), the active ingredient in Monsanto’s ...
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Conventional dairy farms do less environmental damage than their organic counterparts

Farmers Weekly | 
Organic farming has long been considered more environmentally friendly than intensive, conventional farming. But a study led by scientists at ...
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France to vote on mandatory label for meat and dairy products from animals fed GMOs

Farmers Weekly | 
French politicians have backed a proposal for mandatory labelling of meat and dairy products from animals raised on genetically modified ...
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European farm groups defend neonicotinoids as environmental NGOs calls for total ban to protect bees

Farmers Weekly | 
[Editor's note: On Feb. 28, the European Food Safety Authority issued a report concluding that neonicotinoid insecticides pose risks to ...

#GlyphosateIsVital: British farmers take to social media to defend herbicide’s environmental benefits

Farmers Weekly | 
The Twitter campaign under the hashtag #glyphosateisvital has been backed by a number of British farmers, who have posted tweets ...

Europe risks becoming ‘museum of world agriculture’ because of aversion to genetic engineering

Farmers Weekly | 
Europe is mired in a “shallow debate” around GM technology while the rest of the world benefits from advances in ...
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British oilseed rape farmers face beetle infestation after government rejects neonics emergency request

Farmers Weekly | 
In light of the rejection of their emergency use application last spring to use neonicotinoid seed dressings on autumn oilseed ...

Is future of UK farming eco-friendly GMO crops and lab grown meat?

Farmers Weekly | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. UK agriculture will have ...

Putin wants to establish Russia as world organic capitol

Farmers Weekly | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In an address to ...

Pope says research and debate needed over GMO pros and cons

Farmers Weekly | 
Pope Francis has called for a “scientific and social debate” on genetically modified foods that considers all the information available ...

First trial of GM crops rich in omega-3s harvested in UK

Farmers Weekly | 
Britain’s first trial of GM crops enriched with nutrients to improve health has been successfully harvested. Following a groundbreaking field trial, ...

Food crisis will prompt GM foods rethink, says US aide

Farmers Weekly | 
The following is an edited excerpt. A food crisis may be necessary to make EU consumers understand the value of ...

Developing countries plant most GM crops

Farmers Weekly | 
The following is an excerpt. Developing countries grew more hectares of GM crops last year than industrialised countries but the ...
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