Soybean Groups Join to Protect Ag Data
- May 7, 2014
Posted May 7, 2014 Agricultural data analysis and use may the next big development in agricultural production, but it also...
UC-Davis Asks Court to Dismiss Strawberry Commission’s Lawsuit
- April 30, 2014
Posted April 30, 2014 The dispute between the University of California-Davis and the California Strawberry Commission continues over the rights...
President Obama Endorses Biotechnology, Praises Borlaug
- April 21, 2014
Posted April 21, 2014 The dedication of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s statue in the U.S. Capitol last month promoted President Obama...
Study Shows Incidents of GMO Crops in Food and Feed Rising
- March 17, 2014
Posted March 17, 2014 A new study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shows an...
Agriculture Companies Announce Effort to Standardize and Secure Farm Data
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 On Tuesday, Purdue University researchers and a group of agriculture companies announced an open source project...
Maryland Legislature Debates GE Food Labeling
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 The Maryland Senate recently held a hearing to debate a bill that would require manufacturers to...
Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress
- February 26, 2014
Posted February 26, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...
Illinois Lawmaker to Push GMO Labeling
- February 7, 2014
Posted February 7, 2014 An Illinois lawmaker says he will pursue legislation requiring labeling for genetically modified (GMO) foods, according...
UC-Davis Strawberry Lawsuit on Hold for Settlement Negotiations
- February 5, 2014
Posted February 5, 2014 University of California officials say a lawsuit over the rights to berry research and varieties is...
Monsanto Supports Industry Standards for Farm Data
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 Monsanto Co. recently stated its support for industry-wide standards for managing farm data, according to an...
Biotech Companies Sue Kauai County over GMO Disclosure Law
- January 16, 2014
Posted January 16, 2014 Agricultural biotechnology companies, Dow, Syngenta, BASF, and DuPont Pioneer, have filed a lawsuit to block the...
Monsanto Says Biotech Wheat Moving Closer to Market
- January 13, 2014
Posted January 13, 2014 Monsanto recently announced that it was making progress on the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, advancing the...
FDA Declines Judges’ Request to Define “Natural”
- January 10, 2014
Posted January 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decline requested by three federal judges to determine...
USDA Seeks Comments on Deregulation of New Herbicide Resistant Seeds
- January 8, 2014
Posted January 8, 2014 Last week, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recommended the deregulation of genetically engineered...