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Illegal GM Wheat in Oregon Under Investigation

Illegal GM Wheat in Oregon Under Investigation
The federal government has discovered the presence of illegally planted GM wheat in Oregon. Most of the genetically modified wheat was found growing in a field in Eastern Oregon and can cause commercial problems along the way as it is exported.
Read more May 31 2013, 8:29am CDT
 

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Open source comes to farms with restriction-free seeds

Source: Ars Technica

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niznoz There are now 29 kinds of plant varieties that are available under an open source license, reports NPR. On Thursday, a group of scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison debuted the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI), a set of seeds that can be used by anyone so long as they don't restrict use by others through patents or IP protection. The initiative is one answ ...
Full article at: Ars Technica 2 days ago, 11:36am CDT
 

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The shameful hypocrisy of the modern green movement

Source: The Daily Caller

The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Tour Australia And New Zealand - Day 5
Imagine if Climategate happened to Monsanto o ...
Full article at: The Daily Caller 2 days ago, 10:29am CDT
 

Molecular breeding speeds up development of crops, new plants

Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

WOODLAND, Calif. — Alan Krivanek, a tomato breeder for Monsanto, dons a white protective suit, wipes his feet on a mat of disinfectant and enters a greenhouse to survey 80,000 seedlings. He is armed w ...
Full article at: Santa Fe New Mexican 2 days ago, 7:26am CDT
 

Trait by trait, plant scientists swiftly weed out bad seeds through marker-assisted breeding

Source: The Washington Post

Alan Krivanek, a tomato breeder for Monsanto, dons a white protective suit, wipes his feet on a mat of disinfectant and enters a greenhouse to survey 80,000 seedlings. He is armed with a spreadsheet that will tell him which ones are likely to resist a slew of diseases. The ...
Full article at: The Washington Post 3 days ago, 10:07pm CDT
 

What happens when there are 9 billion mouths to feed

Source: Market Place

Prince Charles Attends A Showcase Of Scottish Food And Drink
As it stands right now, the world has a little over 7 billion people.  Come 2050, however, that "7" will look more like a "9," and those 2 billion extra mouths could mean disaster for the planet's already-strained resources. Jonathan Foley wrote the cover story for the May issue of National Geographic magazine, kicking off an eight-month series on food and sustainability. In his words: "We've got to get more val ...
Full article at: Market Place 3 days ago, 1:00pm CDT
 

French parliament bans genetically modified maize

Source: Russia Today

GM CEO Mary Barra Testifies At Senate Hearing On GM Recall
The law follows a decree last month, which halted the planting of Monsanto’s insect-resistant maize MON810, which will be allowed for cultivation in the EU, Reuters reported. But if any strain of GM crop is adopted in the future at EU level – including Pioneer 1507, which was developed by DuPont and Dow Chemical – it will be subsequently banned in France. Pioneer 1507 could be approved by the EU later this year, after 19 of the 28 EU member states failed to gather enough votes to block i ...
Full article at: Russia Today 4 days ago, 5:07pm CDT
 

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Why Monsanto Remains A Strong Buy

Source: Seeking Alpha

By Wall Street Playbook:Shares of agriculture giant Monsanto (MON) have grown impressively over the past two years. While we don't currently own the stock, we have become strong supporters of the company's operation. But at times, it seems as if we're in the minority.The company is considered "evil" by many critics, given that Monsanto sells genetically enhanced seeds, which are seen as "unnatural." From an investment perspective ...
Full article at: Seeking Alpha Apr 10 2014, 3:03pm CDT
 

Comcast wins! (Worst company in America)

Source: CNet

Dow Falls As Technology Sector Stocks Tumble
In the Consumerist's annual competition, Comcast defeated Monsanto in a pulsatingly close poll -- and just as it's trying to take over Time Warner Cable ...
Full article at: CNet Apr 10 2014, 12:07pm CDT
 

Comcast wins! (Worst company in America)

Source: Car Craft

Dow Falls As Technology Sector Stocks Tumble
In the Consumerist's annual competition, Comcast defeated Monsanto in a pulsatingly close poll -- and just as it's trying to take over Time Warner Cable ...
Full article at: Car Craft Apr 10 2014, 12:07pm CDT
 



 

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