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Date：Oct. 18, 2019 Category：Regulations
There isn't enough evidence to conclude paraquat causes Parkinson's Disease, the US Environmental Protection Agency said in a health effects assessment released...
Date：Sep. 17, 2019 Category：Markets
FDA found that 96.2% of domestic and 89.6% of imported human foods complied with federal standards. No pesticide chemical residues were found in 52.5% of the do...
Date：Sep. 10, 2019 Category：Regulations
The U.S. EPA says it will review U.S. pesticide patents for claims of potential synergistic effects among active ingredients. Synergistic effects cause the tota...
Date：Jul. 15, 2019 Category：Markets
U.S. soybean exports to China have been unusually strong over the past several months, but they're still nowhere near the pace they were before the trade war an...
Date：Jun. 7, 2019 Category：Regulations
The Trump administration is trying to do what the George W. Bush and Obama administrations couldn't: Update and streamline USDA's 32-year-old process for geneti...
Date：May. 20, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Africa’s uneasy history with agricultural biotechnology can be summed up by what’s growing, and not growing, on a small research farm in central Malawi, one o...
Date：May. 17, 2019 Category：Markets
The war on glyphosate in California has taken a new turn. The president of the University of California system, Janet Napolitano, has banned the use of the herb...
Date：Apr. 26, 2019 Category：Companies
Bayer has signaled it will not go down quietly while its signature agricultural product, Roundup, is on trial in California.
Date：Apr. 23, 2019 Category：Products
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 90 days to decide whether to allow the use of chlorpyrifos.
Date：Mar. 26, 2019 Category：Markets
Rumors that China would make a significant corn purchase finally panned out last Friday when the USDA announced an export sale of 300,000 metric tons to Chinese...
Date：Feb. 20, 2019 Category：Regulations
A bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act, which funds EPA oversight of the chemicals, passed the Senate by unanimous consent ...
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.