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Anti-GMO claim examined: Does genetic engineering foster monoculture?

Applied Mythology | 
Do GMO crops "foster monoculture?" Plant pathologist Steve Savage dives into the cropping histories of the Midwest's Corn Belt and ...
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GM not just about commodity farming: How it can rescue threatened coffee, chocolate, wine, bananas and OJ

Science 2.0 | 
Many anti-GM campaigners lambast crop biotechnology because the first generation of genetic modification focused on commodity crops such as corn, ...

Organic apple growers not threatened by GE apples but impractical re-defining of genetic ‘contamination’ in organic standards

Applied Mythology | 
There is an interesting new "GMO" apple nearing approval in the US and in Canada called the "Arctic Apple." Certain ...

Busting organic myth: Pesticide residues widely present in organic foods

Applied Mythology | 
There are several different reasons people are willing to pay more for organic produce, but many consumers do so believing that it ...

Scientist challenges Hawaiin activist claim that GMOs increase use of toxic chemicals

Honolulu Civil Beat | 
On February 27, Paul Achitoff of the group Earth Justice opened an op-ed in Civil Beat with the emotive claim that “the ...

Agricultural scientist Steve Savage: Am I A “Shill For Big Ag?

Applied Mythology | 
Because I blog, speak, and comment in support of various agricultural technologies, I am routinely accused of being a "shill ...

An example of how much pesticides have changed

Biology Fortified | 
The pesticides that farmers use to protect their crops have changed a great deal over the last few decades. While ...
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Can botched handling of the trans-fats controversy shed light on the GMO labeling debate?

Applied Mythology | 
Trendy "healthy" labels of foods containing trans-fats raised their popularity, but now the Food and Drug Administration has banned them ...

Steve Savage: USDA should deregulate Arctic Apples

Applied Mythology | 
(Summary) Steve Savage, agriculture scientist specializing in plant pathology, recently came out in support of the deregulation of the genetically ...
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Behind the science of GMOs lies human achievement

Applied Mythology | 
The debate around GMOs seems to miss an important point - that the technology was born from scientific investigation, not ...

Why GMO wine grapes would be “cool”

Science 2.0 | 
I am 99.9% sure that there will never be commercial production of genetically engineered wine grapes ("GMO" to use the ...

When a genetic solution saved the French wine industry

Science 2.0 | 
The mid to late 1800s was a very difficult time for the European wine grape industry.  New pests associated with ...

Is there really GMO pot?

Applied Mythology | 
An interesting issue came up through my volunteer work for the new website, "GMOAnswers.com." Apparently some pot users are concerned that ...
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Agricultural scientist Steve Savage reflects on the anti-GMO bill in Hawaii

Applied Mythology | 
Steve Savage went to Hawaii to try to combat the anti-GMO hysteria surrounding Bill 2491. Farmers who work on the ...
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Hawaii science ‘Swat Team’ part 2: Hawaii must resist anti-GMO scare, defend maize nurseries

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Hawaii is an important player in global agriculture, and important nursery for the development of maize and other crops due ...

Rogue GE wheat is growing in 127 countries! Should consumers be concerned?

Biology Fortified | 
The following is an edited excerpt. After the “crisis” of glyphosate tolerant wheat being found in an Oregon field, I ...

A modest proposal about how to do GMO food labeling right

Science 2.0 | 
The following is an excerpt. Should food with ingredients from genetically engineered crops - "GMOs" - be labeled?  Many argue ...

Gorillas and the future of crop biotechnology

Science 2.0 | 
The following article is an edited excerpt. There are some really cool improvements coming along in several crops that have ...

Is it OK to eat cloned fruit?

Biology Fortified | 
The following is an excerpt. Cloned fruit is widely sold in grocery stores.  Some of it is even cloned mutant ...

Six reasons organic is NOT the most environmentally friendly way to farm

Science 2.0 | 
The following is an excerpt. Contrary to widespread consumer belief, organic farming is not the best way to farm from an environmental ...

Organic farmers depend on decidedly inorganic crops

Applied Mythology | 
The following is an excerpt. Fertilizer that comes from cows or other animals does not really originate with them.  Manure from cows ...

In defense of crop patents

Science 2.0 | 
The following is an excerpt. Patents involving plants are often portrayed as a seriously negative phenomenon.  In fact, they play an important ...
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The muddled debate about pesticides and GM crops

Science 2.0 | 
Science 2.0The Muddled Debate About Pesticide And GM CropsScience 2.0The supporters of crop biotechnology need to maintain the perspective that ...

Counting the cost of the anti-GMO movement

Applied Mythology | 
There is a long and growing list of agricultural, environmental, and health improvement that "could have been" if the anti-GMO ...

Can the damage from agenda-driven junk science be undone?

Biology Fortified | 
But can the damage from the Seralini corn study be undone? It is far more probable that this “cancer link” ...

Plant biotechnologists “time travel” with their use of chemicals

Science 2.0 | 
In the last few months there have been two examples where we have seen brand new biotech crops that are ...
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GMOs and California: To label or not to label?

Science 2.0 | 
Steve Savage, a plant pathologist working with agricultural technology, gives his explanation of why voters should absolutely vote 'no' on ...

GMO crops: To label or not to label?

Biology Fortified | 
This fall, California voters will be asked to vote on Proposition 37, a law which would require that all foods ...
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