GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds

🕔Mar 14, 2018Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

Corn: Does GMO Increase Crop Yields? 21 Years of Data Says Yes.

🕔Feb 26, 2018While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, they say, are industry talking points drawn from industry-funded studies. […]

GM Corn BT Traits Beneficial and Safe, Study says

🕔Nov 14, 2016Bt traits got international attention this past month, after Mexican scientists released a mega-analysis of Bt-corn hybrids. The team of Mexican scientists conducted an environmental risk assessment of two genetically […]

Viptera: Judge Clears Path for Lawsuit

🕔Sep 22, 2015A recent ruling by a Kansas federal judge cleared the way for farmers, grain handlers and exporters to proceed towards trial in their suits against Syngenta claiming that the company’s […]

Syngenta’s GMO Corn Lawsuits: How Are They Going?

🕔Jul 10, 2015I’ve had many inquiries over the past months from farmers, agribusinesses and their attorneys about lawsuits against Syngenta.  The inquiries usually contain a sense of intrigue and curiosity, combined with […]

AgFax Grain Review: USDA Underestimated 2014 Corn Crop; GMO Seed Theft – National Security Issue?

🕔Apr 1, 2015Legal Grant Rogers reports for The Des Moines Register that 2 Chinese siblings charged with attempting to steal GMO corn seeds from Iowa corn fields are being treated as government […]

AgFax Grain Review: Corn Rootworm Resistance Regulations; Floods Hit Argentina Soybeans

🕔Mar 6, 2015Production Alison Rice reports for AgWeb.com that projected prices for corn and soybeans were announced on Tuesday. “For the majority of the Corn Belt, the approved Projected Price for corn […]

Keith Good: Corn Rootworm Resistance – EPA Proposes Regulatory Measures

🕔Mar 6, 2015Bt corn-on-corn is not good resistance management Jacob Bunge reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “U.S. regulators for the first time are proposing limits on the planting of some […]

AgFax Grain Review: Syngenta Busy in Court; China Cutbacks on Soybeans

🕔Feb 13, 2015Syngenta in the News After 45 years, Syngenta is closing its Paris, Illinois seed corn production facility reports Denise Cravens in the Paris-Beacon News. Syngenta is thinking about a countersuit against […]

Keith Good: U.S. Sorghum Demand Spikes as China Imports Increase

🕔Jan 22, 2015Economic Matters David Kesmodel reported in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “While many U.S. farmers grappled with lower grain prices last year, Mike Baker had an ace up his sleeve: sorghum. “The […]

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