Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers’ challenges.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our industry is a public that values instinctual opinion over careful research and the findings of experts who have dedicated years to their field of study.
The introduced genetic material is from wild potato varieties that are resistant to late blight.
Companies who point out the absence of GMOs can hurt may hurt the produce industry as a whole.
Misconceptions about what methods are used to breed new varieties spark need for public outreach.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture allocates funding to help evaluate genetically modified organisms.
Fighting pyllids, better weather, and new varieties will hopefully bring improved yields.
Game-changing technology allows targeted gene modification to fight diseases like citrus greening.
USDA moves Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ variety to nonregulated status; public comment period is forthcoming.
Food prices and greenhouse gas emissions would rise, according to paper by Purdue University agricultural economist.
The measure will be sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill into law.
The bill, which will now move to the House, would stop individual states from legislating labeling requirements that are different from the federal standards.
The measure would nullify Vermont’s first-in-the-nation GMO labeling law, which takes effect July 1.
University of Florida researchers find learning opportunity among poll results regarding genetically modified foods.
We all want the truth. But can we handle it?
Industry stakeholders holding out hope for solutions to HLB through antimicrobials and even transgenics.
Even from the din of skepticism, science-based arguments speak volumes.