Those who know the least about genetically modified foods are absolutely convinced they know the most.
Vonnie Estes, the new VP of Technology for the Produce Marketing Association, provides insight on what the gene-editing tool means to farming and beyond.
From GMOs to glyphosate, more farmers are finding themselves in the middle of a litigation melee.
USDA’s new labeling and disclosure standards come as part of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law.
It seems that if we listened to the anti-GMO arguments, we would freeze plant breeding and innovation in time and stifle advancements in productivity and other positive traits.
Will opposition deny producers and consumers the benefits this technology has to offer?
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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.