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Date：Jul. 7, 2020 Category：Markets
If organic farmers get 100 percent premiums and keep their yield drag to one-third of conventional, they tend to be more profitable than conventional growers. T...
Date：Apr. 17, 2020 Category：Science&Research
A team of U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are trying to design crops that kill weeds by exuding a natural herbicide from their roots.
Date：Apr. 14, 2020 Category：Markets
COVID-19 is throwing a wrench into India’s rabi crop harvest, but that won’t impact pulse yields or quality, says an expert.
There have been a number of re...
Date：Apr. 10, 2020 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
If consumer hostility ramps up and there are more legal threats to chemical pesticides, bio-pesticides could supplant synthetics.
Date：Mar. 16, 2020 Category：Companies
GreenLight Biosciences, Inc.
GreenLight Biosciences uses the biology of RNA signals to disrupt the messages that insects receive to eat certain plants.
Date：Mar. 16, 2020 Category：Products
Corteva Agriscience has launched a new seed treatment for use on cereals, peas, and lentils that targets wireworm larvae, cutworm larvae, pea leaf weevil, and a...
Date：Mar. 13, 2020 Category：Science&Research
A bio-fungicide touted as a promising biocontrol of fusarium head blight in wheat, may ultimately be used for other purposes.
Date：Mar. 10, 2020 Category：Markets
In 2012, U.K. farmers seeded about 1.8 million acres of oilseed rape.
But over the last eight years, acreage consistently dropped, sinking to 1.3 million in 2...
Date：Feb. 3, 2020 Category：Companies
Corteva Agriscience is taking a second crack at increasing the protein content in canola seed and this time it is enlisting the help of other private and public...
Date：Jan. 13, 2020 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
While plant breeders around the world embrace new gene-editing techniques to improve crops, response from regulatory agencies in different nations range from qu...
Tags:GM cropGene Editing
Date：Dec. 25, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
A report recently prepared for the National Farmers Union advises farmers to cut their nitrogen expenditures as a way to make more money. Global Ag Risk Solutio...
Date：Dec. 2, 2019 Category：Science&Research
The breakthrough could lead to crops that are better able to cope with harsh growing conditions and resist pests
Date：Nov. 25, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Corteva researchers kept searching, despite indications that lone genes might not hold growth promises
Date：Nov. 18, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Canada is falling behind other jurisdictions in providing clarity on how it will regulate new crop varieties developed through gene editing techniques such as C...
Date：Jul. 29, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Research trials underway across Canada are designed to learn more about hemp agronomy, varieties and production.
Date：Jul. 8, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Previously unknown genes, including some for flavour, were missing from the original genome map done in 2012
Tags:Fruits and Vegetables
Date：Jul. 1, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
In Canada, new plant varieties are regulated based on the final product, not the process used to create the variety. A herbicide-tolerant canola variety is regu...
Date：Jun. 3, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Researchers at New York University have discovered how each gene in the rice genome senses and responds to combinations of water and nutrients.
Date：May. 20, 2019 Category：Products
A Moose Jaw, Sask., farmer who was diagnosed with cancer five years ago is leading a class action lawsuit against Bayer and Monsanto.
Date：May. 6, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Why do some individual plants live longer in the field after others died off? Why do some individual plants yield better? Why do some naturally resist disease t...