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In the Battle to Feed the World, Farmers Need Science to Fight Weeds

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. A generation or two ago, people spoke this line with a smile. It appears as though some folks didn’t get the joke—and that today some of them have gone to work for the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). That’s because the […]

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In the Battle to Feed the World, Farmers Need Science to Fight Weeds

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. A generation or two ago, people spoke this line with a smile. It appears as though some folks didn’t get the joke—and that today some of them have gone to work for the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). That’s because the […]

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UK Farmer Makes the Case to Continue a Science-Lead Approach to GM Crops

The surprise majority victory of the Tories in the United Kingdom’s national elections last week provides Prime Minister David Cameron with a clear working majority for a political party that has not led a unified government since 1997. Those were the headlines. The coalition government made some difficult decisions based on science and there is […]

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Mandatory Meat COOL – Now What?

For the fourth time in the last three years, the WTO has rejected regulations implementing the meat mandatory country of origin law (COOL) passed by the U.S. Congress.  The Appellate Body ruled the U.S. COOL legislation, as passed in 2002 and amended in 2008 and in 2013, violates Article 2.1 of the Agreement on Technical […]

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