Farming & Agriculture
Biopesticides & Biocontrols
Latin America Focus
Science & Research
Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Jan. 15, 2019 Category：Regulations
The Environmental Protection Agency of the United States has decided to withdraw proposals under review at the Office of Management and Budget to lower the mini...
Date：Oct. 4, 2018 Category：Markets
India, the second most populous country in the world, has reached out to the U.S., seeking a free trade agreement, President Trump said Monday.
Date：Sep. 26, 2018 Category：Products
The Justice Department has asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to take another look at its decision ordering EPA to ban chlorpyrifos by Oct. 8.
Date：Aug. 17, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
USDA’s Sid Abel and Doug McKalip just briefed me on the new regulatory framework that is shaping up for the oversight of plants modified by what they are now c...
Date：Jun. 29, 2018 Category：Science&Research
University of California researchers are on the path to discovering genes that assist in drought resistance in sorghum, which could potentially be applied to ot...
Date：May. 18, 2018 Category：Science&Research
A genetically engineered virus that could fight the citrus greening disease has received a positive review from USDA.
Date：Mar. 30, 2018 Category：Regulations
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today issued a statement making it clear that USDA does not regulate, or have any plans to regulate, plants produced through ...
Date：Feb. 7, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Gene editing is touted as a promising new way of altering the DNA of plants or animals to speed their growth, enhance flavor, extend shelf life or combat viruse...
Tags:Seed breedingGene Editing
Date：Dec. 6, 2017 Category：Regulations
A seven-year patent infringement dispute between Bayer and Dow AgroSciences (DAS) over a gene conferring glufosinate resistance is over.
Date：Sep. 1, 2017 Category：Markets
It's been three long years of decline, but farm revenue is now expected to rise this year, slightly, according to a forecast released by the USDA's Economic Res...
Date：May. 26, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
A recently announced agreement between the U.S. and China has been hailed as a huge win for U.S. beef because China promised to follow through on a longstanding...
Date：May. 17, 2017 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee plans to move a bill reauthorizing the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) “in a matter of weeks,” committee c...
Date：Apr. 13, 2017 Category：Companies
Syngenta United States
Both sides found something to be happy about in a federal judge’s ruling last week in a class-action lawsuit seeking damages from lost sales and reduced prices...
Date：Mar. 22, 2017 Category：Products
The U.S. EPA’s conclusion that glyphosate is “not likely” to cause cancer in humans has received a mixed review from a scientific review panel.
Date：Mar. 8, 2017 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences is on the hook for $455 million in payments to Bayer CropScience after a federal appeals court upheld a patent infringement award involving a g...
Date：Dec. 22, 2016 Category：Products
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials received a mixed message from scientists assembled to review evidence of whether glyphosate is a human carcin...
Date：Oct. 19, 2016 Category：Products
Dow AgroSciences LLC
New measures to protect honey bees and fewer crop uses are included in the latest registration of sulfoxaflor, a Dow AgroSciences insecticide that was canceled ...
Date：Jul. 8, 2016 Category：Products
The U.S. EPA says it needs more time to decide whether to cancel the registration of chlorpyrifos and revoke all of the pesticide's food tolerances, as requeste...
Date：May. 17, 2016 Category：Regulations
A lawsuit challenging the U.S. EPA's regulation of neonicotinoid-treated seeds will proceed following a federal judge's rejection of EPA's motion to dismiss the...
Date：Apr. 25, 2016 Category：Markets
USDA will grant $22 million for research on citrus greening disease - the pathogen that has devastated citrus production in Florida.