Ag News: GMO Demonization
Opposition to GMOs is unique in that avoids GM food being promoted as an eco-positive initiative. USDA not to seek regulate emerging gene editing tech.
WOTUS Repeal and Cage Free Eggs
** President Trump’s Waters of the United States repeal Tuesday represents hope and optimism for reducing the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory reach.
That’s according to new administrator, Scott Pruitt who says we have always been able the strike the balance between being a good steward o…
Organic Grain Imports; Beginning Farmers
An economist says organic grain imports are limiting the ability of U.S. farmers to supply the domestic market.
CoBank’s Dan Kowalski tells Brownfield premiums for organic grain are becoming increasingly volatile as organic imports have surged in the last year...
Vilsack Awards Millions, Defining Organics
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service is awarding $200 million to more than 70 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand export markets for U.S. farm and food products...
Labeling of GMO Food; Farmers Earth Friendly
During the Organic Trade Association luncheon last week - Montana Senator and organic farmer Jon Tester said advocates would have to work hard to achieve labeling of genetically modified foods. Tester says more farmers would transition to organic if land-grant colleges paid more attention to organic…

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