NASDA Supports National GMO Labeling, Groups Send Letter to Urge Congress
- February 11, 2015
–> Posted February 11, 2015 The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture passed a resolution to support a national uniform...
USDA Approved New Monsanto GMO Seeds
- January 21, 2015
Posted January 21, 2015 Monsanto has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for new genetically modified cotton...
North Carolina Launches AgBio[sphere]
- November 24, 2014
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
- October 27, 2014
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
- July 21, 2014
Posted July 21, 2014 On July 10, the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to...
Food Industry Waits for Vermont GMO Food Labeling Law
- May 8, 2014
Posted May 8, 2014 Kraft Foods Group Inc. and other food companies are facing the prospect of a state law...
EPA Seeks Comments on Registration of Enlist Duo
- May 6, 2014
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
- April 30, 2014
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
- April 23, 2014
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
- 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...
AFBF Holds Meeting on Farm Data Privacy
- April 11, 2014
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
- 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...
Syngenta Announces Rules for New GMO Corn Seed
- March 10, 2014
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
- February 26, 2014
Posted February 26, 2014 The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) recently voiced its concerns related to “big data,” ownership and...