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Earth Day 2009: Ways in Which Biotechnology is Helping to Save the Planet

In recognition of Earth Day, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is encouraging people to think …

EU Farmers Have High Hopes for Obama

Forbes ran a commentary April 2nd authored by Maria Gabriela Cruz, a Portuguese grower of …

Happy Birthday Dr. Borlaug

March 25, 2009, is Dr. Norman Borlaug’s 95th Birthday.  Born on a farm near Cresco, …

Celebrating Agriculture’s Abundance

 Every year, the Agriculture Council of America hosts the annual “National Ag Week” campaign.  But …

In Today’s Economy Consumers’ Are Apt to Pay Attention to Where They Shop

This week when I got my most recent issue of Washington Consumer’s Checkbook,the magazine that …

Biotech Makes Farming Earth-Friendly

BBC News’s weekly “Green Room” features an opinion article about biotechnology’s role in strengthening the …

The World’s Embrace of Biotechnology

On the eve Valentines Day 2009, it’s appropriate to examine the world’s budding romance with …

Stiffer Penalties for Anti-Biotech Activities

Marie Mason, a radical activist who helped set fire to protest research on biotech crops …

New Era in Animal Biotechnology: FDA Approves Therapy Produced with Genetically Engineered Goats

As an animal scientist, today is an exciting day in my career. I know first-hand …

Senator Suggests Biotech to Help Combat Hunger, Climate Change

Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) made a science-based plea this week for the international community to …