Hawaii papaya farmer Michael Kamiya discusses returning to the family farm and the benefits and challenges of growing GMO crops.
A farmer's job is often thankless, and made harder by activists in food movements, says Gina Gutierrez, a fifth generation Mexico dairy farmer.
The VIRCA Plus project is bringing together scientists, policy-makers and farmers to develop disease-resistant varieties of genetically engineered cassava in Africa.
Italian farmer Giorgio Fidenato is determined that "arrogant, ignorant people" won't force him to use pesticides to grow maize when GMOs offer a better solution.
Uganda celebrates World Food Day by showcasing the work of its homegrown biotech scientists and emphasizing strong farmer and government support for GMO technology.
Ugandan President Gen. Yoweri Museveni has renewed his call for the African people, especially Christian leaders, to embrace science and crop technology if the continent is to benefit from its vast natural resources and advance socio-economically.
Genetically engineered crops that promise to benefit both farmers and consumers are poised to enter Uganda’s marketplace now that its Parliament has adopted a law to regulate agricultural biotechnology. Ugandan plant scientists are already in the later stages of conducting field trials for banana varieties that are resistant to diseases and can deliver improved content of the vital micronutrient Vitamin A.