Biotech Traits http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en One small gene change makes a difference http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/one-small-gene-change-makes-difference <div class="node-body blog-body">The power of genetic science continues to grow and researchers answer some interesting questions - like why is corn, well, corn? New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has found out an interesting answer to that question.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/one-small-gene-change-makes-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/one-small-gene-change-makes-difference#comments Biotech Traits Technology Decision Time Crops Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:35:00 +0000 79641 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The corn we raise today is nothing like the spindly grass raised by farmers 10,000 years ago. Some of corn&#39;s best value comes from the mutation of a single gene, selected by primitive farmers.</p> Beyond GMOs: A new era of biotechnology http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/beyond-gmos-new-era-biotechnology <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from leading crop biologicals companies discuss how naturally occurring plant microbes are ushering in a whole new era of biotechnology that will give crops their next big boost in yields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/beyond-gmos-new-era-biotechnology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/beyond-gmos-new-era-biotechnology#comments Biotech Traits Crops BT (Bio Technology, Bacillus Thuringiensis, other?) Fungicides Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:17:00 +0000 75641 at http://farmindustrynews.com The labeling debate - a tech question? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question <div class="node-body blog-body">GMO labeling measure will keep coming, guess it's time for some help from the government.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/labeling-debate-tech-question#comments Biotech Traits Agriculture Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 73431 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Protesters are pushing for GMO labels, and the state-by-state approach is unworkable. Time for the federal government to act.</p> Technology talk turns to here, and now http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now <div class="node-body blog-body">Three-day media event offers 'data dump' about the future, but a current hot topic gets attention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-talk-turns-here-and-now#comments Biotech Traits Syngenta Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:20:00 +0000 72961 at http://farmindustrynews.com Dealing with food labels http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dealing-food-labels <div class="node-body blog-body">GMO labeling talk will go on - but what are food labels meant to do?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dealing-food-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/dealing-food-labels#comments Biotech Traits Companies Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 05 May 2014 13:55:00 +0000 70801 at http://farmindustrynews.com Will 11 agricultural technologies feed the growing population? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/will-11-agricultural-technologies-feed-growing-population <div class="node-body blog-body">Food Security in a World of Natural Resource Scarcity is an important tool for targeting current and future investment decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/will-11-agricultural-technologies-feed-growing-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/will-11-agricultural-technologies-feed-growing-population#comments Biotech Traits Management Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:00:00 +0000 69941 at http://farmindustrynews.com More to biotech than transgenic breeding http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/more-biotech-transgenic-breeding <div class="node-body article-body">Technique that alters targeted plant genetics is new path to improved plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/more-biotech-transgenic-breeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/more-biotech-transgenic-breeding#comments Biotech Traits Gold Crops Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:46:00 +0000 68911 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Using cisgenics to improve a corn trait takes work. The folks at Stine Biotechnology have made it a reality. In this graphic, we explain the process.</p> What excites a leading biotech researcher? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-excites-leading-biotech-researcher <div class="node-body blog-body">Robb Fraley, World Food Prize Laureate and Monsanto's Chief Technology Officer talks about the next-generation tech that has his interest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-excites-leading-biotech-researcher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-excites-leading-biotech-researcher#comments Biotech Traits Monsanto Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:00:00 +0000 67362 at http://farmindustrynews.com Measuring the cost of the biotech challenge http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/measuring-cost-biotech-challenge <div class="field-deck"> Different regulatory approval processes that hinder release of biotech tools increase costs, reduce availability for consumers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Different regulatory approval processes that hinder release of biotech tools increase costs, reduce availability for consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/measuring-cost-biotech-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/measuring-cost-biotech-challenge#comments Biotech Traits Crops Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:56:00 +0000 67162 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> Development of new biotech traits is hampered by a mish-mash of rules, regulations and often politically driven roadblocks that hinder innovation, according to Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, director, Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center, University of Missouri.</p> Biotech companies launch new website for GMO conversations http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/biotech-companies-launch-new-website-gmo-conversations <div class="field-byline"> Source: GMO Answers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New website launched by major biotech seed companies will help answer questions about GMOs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/biotech-companies-launch-new-website-gmo-conversations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/biotech-companies-launch-new-website-gmo-conversations#comments Biotech Traits Biotech Traits Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:30:00 +0000 66542 at http://farmindustrynews.com