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Brazil Approves World’s First Commercial GM Sugarcane

Brazil has approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for the country’s highly competitive sugar industry as this is the first time such permission has been granted anywhere in the world.

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Farmers already recognize that many consumers seek out specific food claims—natural, organic, non-GMO and farm-to-retailer marketing, among others. But three new values are expected to cross over into purchases of food, consumer products and more in the months ahead. 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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