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November 25, 2020

“CIMMYT is at my heart” - Global Wheat Program director Hans Braun retires, leaving behind a legacy of strong leadership and wheat for millions

November 24, 2020

Neue Züchtungstechniken - Die Gentechnikdebatte ist mit Vehemenz zurück (Top Agrar)

Driscoll’s Scott Komar and Plenty’s Nate Storey: “Through this partnership we hope to unlock new flavors and expand our global reach” (HortiDaily)

Nigeria - Genetically modified crops: The myth and the reality (Daily Trust)

SEARCA: Integrate agricultural biotech in variety development up to marketing

November 23, 2020

Deutschland - Grüne setzen bei Gentechnik auf Kompromiss statt Ablehnung (Top Agrar)

Growing young leaders with Corteva Agriscience

Fighting climate change on the farm and in the checkout line

Envisioning a more nimble supply chain

A look at the growing biotech sector in St. Louis, Missouri (St. Louis Business Journal)

Revisiting Dickson Despommier’s book "The Vertical Farm" (HortiBiz)

Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing (Genetic Literacy Project)

This 2-acre vertical farm out-produces 720 acre ‘flat farms’ (Forbes)

Costa Rica - Una ley para la privatización de la semilla (El País)

November 20, 2020

The Philippines - Public comment period commences for commercial propagation of Golden Rice proposed by the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rice Research Institute

Intellectual property databases crucial for innovation in smart agriculture

Tid for å tenke nytt om genteknologi - Vi kan få persontilpassa medisin, meir berekraftig matproduksjon og betre industriløysinga
Time to rethink genetic engineering - We can get personalized medicine, more sustainable food production and better industrial solutions

Zukunft des Gen­technik-Standorts Deutschland im deutschen Bundestag erörtert
The future of Germany as a location for genetic engineering discussed

Agriculture must make big changes to reach climate goals, says report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the ClimateWorks Foundation (The Fern)

Evolving food preferences create new soybean markets (AgWeb)

Community-led governance for gene-edited crops (Science)

North Carolina, USA - Could the Triangle be the home of agtech? Why it should be (Triangle Business Journal)

U.S. National Corn Growers Association comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focus on future acess to Bt technology

November 19, 2020

More transparency recommended for gene-edited crops

ToBRFV or not ToBRFV - Op weg naar virusvrije tomaten

A semente, um epicentro tecnológico

November 18, 2020

International Whole Grain Day 2020 - Celebrating whole grains as an integral part of healthy, sustainable — and delicious — diets

Association for Plant Breeding for the Benefit of Society (APBREBES) report from the 2020 UPOV Session

USA - Time to select corn hybrids, bean varieties (Farm Progress)

The seed sector in Nepal: An overview of opportunities and challenges


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