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Biotech for Now, and for the Future

Written by Scott Swenson – Scott Swenson is a wheat grower from Elbow Lake, Minnesota, …

Understanding Biotechnology and Food Safety

Since the first biotech crop was commercialized in 1996, some food activists have raised uncertainty …

Approps Amendment Sets a Dangerous Precedent

A number of media outlets including the New York Times reported on the June 15 …

Bill Gates: Innovation is Key to Helping Poor Farmers

“I’ve never been a farmer,” Bill Gates confessed at The Chicago Council’s Symposium on Global …

Face of a "Giant Agribusiness"

The Huffington Post ran on May 13 a very articulate piece authored by Minnesota corn …

Ag Biotechnology Playing Bigger Role in Food Output

CNBC published an online article on April 26 about technology’s role in meeting global food …

Earth Day 2011: Five Ways Biotechnology is Earth-Friendly

As the world celebrates Earth Day 2011, the biotech industry is doing its part to …

Keep Biotech "Risks" In Perspective

The StarPheonix ran a commentary authored by Saskatoon-based farmer and agrologist Kevin Hursh about the …

Debating Technology's Role in Alleviating Hunger

The blog Plenty to Think About focuses on the issues surrounding global food production and …

Frequently Asked Questions about Biotech Foods, Safety and Labeling

Since the first biotech crop was commercialized in 1996, questions have been raised about why …