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Executive Order on Agricultural Biotechnology Is an Important Step Forward

During his June 11th visit to Iowa, President Donald Trump pledged to boost the ethanol …

Plant Biologist: Genetics Crucial for Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

Our world faces daunting challenges as the world’s population approaches eight billion people, particularly a …

Industrial and Environmental Biotech in the Blogosphere

This week we start off with a United Nations report that urges caution on biofuels. …

Data Also Disproves Food v. Fuel Claims

The Wall Street Journal’s Scott Kilman reported earlier this week on a letter sent by …

CBO Calculates Ethanol’s Impact on Food Prices

According to a newly released Congressional Budget Office report, ethanol contributed between 0.5 and 0.8 …

Setting the Record Straight

I was pleased to read AP reporter Deborah Jian Lee’s story on Jan. 12, saying …

How Much Corn Is in a Barrel of Oil?

A segment on the Discovery Channel’s show “How Stuff Works” caught my eye this week …

A Tale of Two Studies

Don Mitchell of the World Bank’s Development Prospects Group has released an official version of …

Not a Secret After All

On Friday July 4, The Guardian newspaper of London published a story (“Secret report: biofuel …

Weather, Not Biofuels Contributes to Food Crisis

Could it be, that weather, not biofuels, are responsible for the increase in corn prices?  …