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NASDA Supports National GMO Labeling, Groups Send Letter to Urge Congress

–> Posted February 11, 2015 The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture passed a resolution to support a national uniform...

Syngenta Counsel Announced

Posted February , 2015 The United States District Court in Kansas has named a team of four attorneys to lead the...

USDA Approved New Monsanto GMO Seeds

Posted January 21, 2015 Monsanto has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for new genetically modified cotton...

China Approves Syngenta Corn, GMO Trait MIR 162

Posted December 22, 2014 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Chinese officials have approved imports of Syngenta GMO corn...

North Carolina Launches AgBio[sphere]

Posted November 24, 2014 North Carolina launched an economic development platform branding the state as the “AgBio[sphere], the complete ecosystem...

Nov. 19 Webinar Addresses Mandatory GMO Food Labeling Laws

Posted October 27, 2014 On November 19, from 2:30 – 3:30 (EST), the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium will host...

House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Benefits of Ag Biotech

Posted July 21, 2014 On July 10, the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to...

Farm Bureau Joins AgGateway Data Group

Posted May 14, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has joined AgGateway, a nonprofit organization for data and...

Food Industry Waits for Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law

Posted May 8, 2014   Kraft Foods Group Inc. and other food companies are facing the prospect of a state law...

Soybean Groups Join to Protect Ag Data

Posted May 7, 2014   Agricultural data analysis and use may the next big development in agricultural production, but it also...

EPA Seeks Comments on Registration of Enlist Duo

Posted May 6, 2014   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments on its proposed decision to register Enlist...

UC-Davis Asks Court to Dismiss Strawberry Commission’s Lawsuit

Posted April 30, 2014   The dispute between the University of California-Davis and the California Strawberry Commission continues over the rights...

USDA Approves Dow GE Soybeans

Posted April 23, 2014   USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently announced its approval of nonregulated status for...

President Obama Endorses Biotechnology, Praises Borlaug

Posted April 21, 2014   The dedication of Dr. Norman Borlaug’s statue in the U.S. Capitol last month promoted President Obama...

AFBF Holds Meeting on Farm Data Privacy

Posted April 11, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) held a meeting on Thursday on how to protect farm...

Study Shows Incidents of GMO Crops in Food and Feed Rising

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

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

Posted March 13, 2014   The Maryland Senate recently held a hearing to debate a bill that would require manufacturers to...

Syngenta Announces Rules for New GMO Corn Seed

Posted March 10, 2014   Syngenta AG will require producers who plant a new type of genetically modified (GMO) corn seed...

Farm Bureau Voices Data Privacy Concerns to Congress

Posted February 26, 2014   The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...