Biotech Traits http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Greenpeace founder pushes hard for Golden Rice http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice <div class="field-deck"> Patrick Moore frustrated by the anti-science rhetoric used to hinder development of crops that offer human health benefits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&#39;s not news that Patrick Moore is frustrated with the folks at Greenpeace. While he was an original founder of the group, and in speeches touts the work he did to help save the whales, and protect baby seals, he parted ways when the organization focused more on the &quot;green&quot; in its name rather than the &quot;peace.&quot; And all of his focus now is on Golden Rice.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/greenpeace-founder-pushes-hard-golden-rice#comments Biotech Traits Crops Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 85371 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Patrick Moore, an original founding member of Greenpeace, is in a public fight with the group over it&#39;s anti-Golden Rice stance. Golden Rice would provide enough beta carotene in a single serving to end Vitamin A deficiency in children&#39;s diets, which he says kills 2 million children a year.</p> Bayer and Monsanto to create a global leader in agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/bayer-and-monsanto-create-global-leader-agriculture-0 <div class="node-body press_release-body"><h3><em style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22.2px;">Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3>Bayer and Monsanto to create a global leader in agriculture</h3> <p>&bull;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Realizes a shared vision of integrated agricultural offerings, delivering enhanced solutions for growers and creates a leading innovation engine for the next generation of farmin</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/bayer-and-monsanto-create-global-leader-agriculture-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Agrochemicals Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:41:00 +0000 85271 at http://farmindustrynews.com EPA approves new Agrisure® trait stack from Syngenta http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/epa-approves-new-agrisure-trait-stack-syngenta <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Agrisure<sup>&reg;</sup> 3120 E-Z Refuge<sup>&reg;</sup>, a new trait stack from Syngenta, has received registration approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).</p> <p>Agrisure 3120 E-Z Refuge offers above-ground insect control, featuring two modes of action against corn borer and control of ear-feeding insects, with the convenience of an integrated refuge product.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/epa-approves-new-agrisure-trait-stack-syngenta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Western corn rootworm Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:21:00 +0000 85231 at http://farmindustrynews.com Mycogen Seeds launches new farmer-focused pricing http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/mycogen-seeds-launches-new-farmer-focused-pricing <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><em>Editor&rsquo;s Note: Briefing Room is where we run press releases from companies unedited, for your use.</em></p> <p>Mycogen Seeds is changing how it prices seed. Starting in the 2016-17 season, Mycogen Seeds will price seed based on the value it delivers. Value has many components: relative yield, traits, competitive prices, commodity prices and specific needs by geography.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/mycogen-seeds-launches-new-farmer-focused-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Biotech Traits Inputs Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:10:01 +0000 85021 at http://farmindustrynews.com EU makes moves on three soybean events http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news for farmers planting latest technology for their farms, and for export traders.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/eu-makes-moves-three-soybean-events#comments Biotech Traits Crops Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:23:00 +0000 84591 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The soybean market catches a break on biotech traits as three are approved in Europe.</p> GMOs, satellite investments, presidential tech stands http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's installment of Tech Five we offer some insight into a good range of topics, and a fun bonus for the Ag Nerd in us all. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/gmos-satellite-investments-presidential-tech-stands#comments Biotech Traits Business Precision Farming Fri, 01 Jul 2016 16:33:00 +0000 84321 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>From Nobel laureates defending GMOs to delivering Olympic coverage by virtual reality, yep it&#39;s Tech Five.</p> Farmers have chance to support new ag tech http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech <div class="field-byline"> Source | Monsanto, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clock is ticking on a public comment period for use of dicamba on Monsanto's newest technology. At least one state is urging caution in planting the new-tech soybeans for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-have-chance-support-new-ag-tech#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection John Deere Seed Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:49:00 +0000 82711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>EPA is in the middle of a 30-day comment period for the use of dicamba in-crop on Roundup 2 Xtend soybeans and Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton.</p> Photo: Delta Farm Press INDUSTRY INSIDER: Robb Fraley http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto’s chief technology officer talks about the advancements in data science, crop modeling and what’s next for the company.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection Precision Farming Monsanto Crops Practices and Systems Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:32:00 +0000 82701 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Robb Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Monsanto, talked with Farm Industry News about the next advancements in data sciences and biology.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann The continuing GMO debate...lingers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers <div class="node-body blog-body">Is society ready for a nuanced discussion about technology that holds great promise? It doesn't look that way, yet the issue of GMOs is far from a simple yes/no answer.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers#comments Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> Farmers get access to new soybean tech for 2016, but not all of it http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it <div class="field-byline"> Source: Monsanto </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto announces that China has approved Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans for import, company awaits EPA approval for dicamba use on the crop.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/farmers-get-access-new-soybean-tech-2016-not-all-it#comments Biotech Traits Glyphosate-Tolerant Soybean varieties Monsanto Seed Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:04:00 +0000 81891 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Monsanto gets import approval for their latest tech - Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, however the firm is still waiting for EPA to approve over-the-top use of dicamba on the crop (which is a key feature for the technology).</p>