Corn: Drought-Tolerance – Past Trends, Where We’re Going Jan 31, 2019

🕔Jan 31, 2019Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published a report that looked at trends in the development of drought-tolerant corn in the United States.  Today’s […]

Rice: Engineering Plants for Improved Photosynthesis Boosts Yields Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019A new bioengineering approach for boosting photosynthesis in rice plants could increase grain yield by up to 27%, according to a study publishing January 10 in the journal Molecular Plant. The […]

Wheat Genetics Research Benefits from Texas A&M Students Dec 24, 2018

🕔Dec 24, 2018Today’s research advances in the world of wheat genetics are getting a big hand from tomorrow’s scientists, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who has had three students […]

Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change Nov 26, 2018

🕔Nov 26, 2018Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack among those who recognize unique challenges created by the world’s rising demand for food and changing climates across the globe. Tack and […]

Cotton: Genetic Engineering Turns Herbicide into Nutrient Jun 4, 2018

🕔Jun 4, 2018A newly developed fertilizer system will provide nutrition to engineered cotton crops worldwide and a deadly dose to weeds that are increasingly herbicide resistant, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN May 17, 2018

🕔May 17, 2018For many years, advances in crop technology have focused on specific production traits like herbicide tolerance or insecticide production. Photosynthesis — the driving force behind all plant life — was […]

Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox Aug 2, 2017

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox. Rice breeders today develop improved varieties from genetic breeding stock […]

Center for Food Safety Sues APHIS Over GMO Info – DTN Aug 26, 2015

🕔Aug 26, 2015USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service violated the Freedom of Information Act by not responding to numerous requests for information from the Center for Food Safety on the agency’s […]

House Bill Advances to Block State Efforts to Lable GMO Foods – DTN Jul 14, 2015

🕔Jul 14, 2015Diving into the contentious food-labeling debate, the House Agriculture Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill that would restrict states’ ability to require labeling for any foods with ingredients from […]

Wheat: Aphid Resistant Gene Fails Test – DTN Jul 2, 2015

🕔Jul 2, 2015The quest for GE wheat was dealt another setback this month, when UK scientists revealed that an aphid-repellant wheat variety didn’t hold up under field conditions. The five-year venture was […]

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