Gene Editing Technology Continues to Develop – DTN

🕔Jul 12, 2019Agribusinesses, 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, 2019Arguing 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, 2019Development 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, 2018Synthetic 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, 2018Join 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, 2018Research 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, 2018A 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 […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2018A mushroom that doesn’t brown. White flour with as much fiber as whole-wheat flour. Corn that can fend off northern corn leaf blight. Soybeans that can tolerate salty soils and […]

New Biotech Products: Federal Agencies May Not be Ready – DTN

🕔Mar 10, 2017New biotechnology products may attempt to enter the market in the next decade at a breakneck pace, but federal regulatory agencies may not be ready to keep up, according to […]

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