Livestock: USDA Wants One-Stop Biotech Shop – DTN Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
Just a week after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically altered pigs for food and medical use, USDA announced Monday the department is soliciting feedback to take over authority […]

U.S. vs. E.U. – Battle Over Ag, Food Systems – DTN Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Kip Tom, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture (FAO), told farmers Wednesday they need to understand the growing debate between the U.S. and Europe […]

Wheat: K-State Scientists Earn 2020 Gene Stewardship Award Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists working on the Kansas State University campus are part of a national team that has earned praise for its pioneering work in building sturdy […]

Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
Agribusinesses, trade groups and farmers are excited about the prospects of gene-editing technology, but a great deal of unknowns remain about regulations and consumer acceptance. Gene editing drew a lot […]

Livestock: Pork Group Wants Gene-Editing Moved to USDA Oversight – DTN Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Arguing against regulations classifying livestock as drugs, the National Pork Producers Council wants the Food and Drug Administration to yield regulatory oversight to USDA for gene-edited animals raised for food. […]

Texas Cotton Researchers Boost Plants’ Natural Defenses Jan 7, 2019

🕔Jan 7, 2019
Development of a cotton plant with stronger natural defenses due to a greater gland density and thus more gossypol in the leaves could soon be a reality, according to a […]

Fertilizer: Researchers Aim to Reduce Nitrogen Use Dec 26, 2018

🕔Dec 26, 2018
Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is lauded as one of the biggest agricultural breakthroughs of the 20th century, sparking a boom in food production that supported a global population that grew from […]

Webinar: New Rice Breeding Tech – CRISPR Gene Editing, Nov. 1 Oct 29, 2018

🕔Oct 29, 2018
Join us Thursday, November 1 at 3:00 p.m. CST for our next Food and Agribusiness Webinar with Dr. Michael Thomson, Professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at […]

Rice Research: University of Arkansas Scientist’s Gene Editing Recognized Internationally Sep 7, 2018

🕔Sep 7, 2018
Research published by a University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientist has been recognized by an international publisher for its high-impact potential.   Vibha Srivastava, professor of crop, soil and […]

Rice: CRISPR-Edited Plants Produce Major Boost in Grain Yield May 23, 2018

🕔May 23, 2018
A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain […]

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