Biotech Traits http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 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 Global biotech event headed for Illinois http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois <div class="node-body article-body">Inconsistent global regulation of crop biotechnology could stifle trade. A symposium in August aims to address key regulatory issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/global-biotech-event-headed-illinois#comments Biotech Traits Crops Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:46:00 +0000 65902 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> An international group of biotechnology experts, regulators and farmers will meet Aug. 26, in Champaign, Ill., to tackle the issue of biotech regulation. The global nature of agriculture will require that countries work together to open doors to new-tech crops.</p> Shutterstock image. Focus on Innovation is Theme of New Center http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/focus-innovation-theme-new-center <div class="field-deck"> DuPont Pioneer is the site of the 12th Innovation Center from DuPont and this one is focused on agriculture and nutrition. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A walk around the DuPont/Pioneer campus is an agricultural technology eye opener for the novice. The rising use of high technology for the creation of new hybrids and varieties is evident everywhere. And this week the company capitalizes on that tech focus with the opening of a DuPont Innovation Center in Johnston.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/focus-innovation-theme-new-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/focus-innovation-theme-new-center#comments Biotech Traits Crops Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:52:00 +0000 65722 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> The new DuPont Innovation Center that opened in Johnston, Iowa, offers the company not only a chance to showcase food and agriculture technology, but creates a collaborative environment for scientists and engineers.</p> 2013 World Food Prize to go to three biotechnology pioneers http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/2013-world-food-prize-go-three-biotechnology-pioneers <div class="node-body article-body">The winners of this year’s prize, created by the late Dr. Norman Borlaug to honor leaders in the fight to defeat world hunger, were announced at a ceremony at the U.S. State Department where Secretary of State John Kerry was the keynote speaker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/2013-world-food-prize-go-three-biotechnology-pioneers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/2013-world-food-prize-go-three-biotechnology-pioneers#comments Biotech Traits Biotech Traits Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:19:00 +0000 65602 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> Globe artwork at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, Des Moines, Ia.</p> Photo: Kathy Huting China approves Monsanto’s drought tolerant trait for import http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/china-approves-monsanto-s-drought-tolerant-trait-import <div class="field-byline"> Source: Monsanto </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers will now be able to more broadly market DroughtGard hybrids.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/china-approves-monsanto-s-drought-tolerant-trait-import" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/biotech-traits/china-approves-monsanto-s-drought-tolerant-trait-import#comments Biotech Traits Biotech Traits Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:20:00 +0000 65462 at http://farmindustrynews.com