Ag News: Syngenta Top Ag Employer
**Syngenta has been recognized as one of the world’s leading biotech employers, and the top agriculture employer, in the 2019 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The company ranked 10 out of 20 top employers in biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries, marking the tenth year of recognition by the prestigious global survey...
Ag News: WTO Rules Against China
A World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel found China has administered its tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn, and rice inconsistently with its WTO commitments.
Trump and Xi Make Trade Pact and Lighthizer Confirmed
**When President Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping about a month ago, they agreed on a 100-day action plan to address trade barriers between the two countries. Now those discussions appear to be clearing the way for more U.S. beef and biotechnology...
AGs Want Pruitt to Change EPA and 2018 Election Taking Shape
**Federal agencies that regulate biotechnology may NOT have the staffing and expertise to handle the plethora of new products expected over the next five to 10 years. According to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the EPA, FDA, USDA will need to be prepared for this potential increase, including finding effective means of evaluation that maintains pub
Nobel Laureates For GMO’s; Is There a Potato Export Ban in Mexico
Last Monday three Nobel Laureates speaking at National Press Club in Washington D.C. called on Greenpeace, the United Nations and governments around the world to support GMOs. They are part of a group that includes 100 Nobel Laureates who signed a letter asking that campaigns against products like Golden Rice be abandoned...