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Biotechnology

Dow Launches New GMO Corn After Landing China Import Approval

Dow Chemical Co secured import approval from China for its next-generation Enlist corn variety and announced it would be commercially available in the United States and Canada next year, but the company was still awaiting approval of Enlist soybeans from the world’s top soy importer.   Read more

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EPA Approves Dow, Monsanto Gene-Silencing to Fight Pests

By Tiffany Stecker of Bloomberg BNA Farmers will soon have access to a novel technology to fight corn rootworm, a devastating pest that has grown resistant to traditional pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency on June 14 approved for sale four new corn seeds from Monsanto Co. and Dow Agrosciences engineered with[…]

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Precision Agriculture

Weed Detection Made Easy With Drones

Drone technology has been touted as a high-tech crop scouting tool for years. Now, the technology has advanced to the point where farmers can not only conduct accurate plant population counts, but also distinguish between crops and weeds. Read more

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