Ag Trade: China Approves 5 GMO Corn, Cotton Traits for Import – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published import approvals for five GM (genetically modified) corn and cotton traits on Jan. 11. Some were approvals for new traits, namely MZIR098, […]

Wheat: Argentina 1st Country to Approve GMO Production, Expects Authorization from Brazil Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
Last week, the Argentine government approved the first transgenic wheat in the world, tolerant to drought and ammonium glufosinate herbicide. The variety HB4 was developed by biotechnology companies Bioceres (Argentina) […]

GMO Plants Consistent With Organic Farming Principles, Danish Researchers Contend Apr 24, 2019

🕔Apr 24, 2019
The EU’s policy on GMO is extremely strict and prevents new GMO crops from being authorized. The policy is based on arguments about the risk and unnaturalness of GMO plants […]

Monarch Butterfly and Milkweed Decline Started Before GM Crops, New Study Feb 7, 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019
To get a better understanding of the monarch butterfly’s future, Jack Boyle built a time machine. Boyle, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow of Environmental Science and Policy at William & Mary, […]

GMO Food Opponents Know Less Than They Think, Research Finds Jan 14, 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019
The people who hold the most extreme views opposing genetically modified (GM) foods think they know most about GM food science, but actually know the least, according to new research. […]

Rice: FDA Gives Golden Rice a Nod – DTN Jun 4, 2018

🕔Jun 4, 2018
The international effort to release a strain of rice known as Golden Rice is nearing completion. On May 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became the third major […]

The Anti-GMO Crisis – Commentary May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
A recent article titled “Are you anti-GMO? Then you’re anti-science, too” by Michael Gerson appeared in a May 3 online post from the Washington Post. The author iterates interesting points […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN Apr 30, 2018

🕔Apr 30, 2018
A 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 […]

GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds Mar 14, 2018

🕔Mar 14, 2018
Field 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, 2018

🕔Feb 26, 2018
While 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. […]

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