Agricultural biotechnology experienced a number of significant developments in the United States last year. Now 2017 promises to usher in even more policy updates that will be important in determining the future path for products made with various modern biotechnologies.
Biotechnology can help Ghana improve its agricultural productivity, achieve food security and reduce childhood malnutrition, say members of Alliance for Science Ghana in an open letter to their president.
While genetically modified crops have achieved significant environmental benefits, decreased insecticide use and boosted profits for farmers in adopting countries, critics counter that they have failed to deliver on promises of increasing yield.
Chile is currently the fifth largest seed producer worldwide, and the first in the production of genetically modified (GM) seeds in the southern hemisphere.
Released new findings that show the widespread adoption of GMO crops by American farmers has resulted in a decreased use of insecticides, but an uptick in the application of herbicides.
A major new report from the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today outlines the importance of improved crops and biotechnology in reducing poverty and addressing the climate change challenge faced by the world's 750 million smallholder farmers.
Too many people make very wide assertions about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or genetically engineered (GE) crops. British author and environmental campaigner Mark Lynas thought things must be looked at case by case basis.
Tanzania planted its first genetically modified maize research trials today under an initiative that is building a new model for advancing agricultural innovation through public-private partnerships.
The purpose here is to put a price tag on the New York PTA proposal to go GMO-free in the State school meals programs, claiming health and environmental benefits.