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أخبار البنود ذات الصلة في مجال التكنولوجيا الحيوية AG, تجارة ? وربما بعض العناصر الأخرى المثيرة للاهتمام المتعلقة بالزراعة ? will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newly added items will be in?أخضر في الجزء السفلي من أقسام). ?Be sure to check in regularly!

*ملحوظة – last week’s GFN column by board member Terry Wanzek appeard in the Sunday edition ?(أغسطس 28) ل Minneapolis Star Tribune, How using technology makes our family farm better.

التجارة, القضايا المتصلة بالتجارة:

China re-imposes anti-dumping duties on US chicken?- GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Mark Godfrey (أغسطس 24)

US white-feather chicken meat imported into China will face ?anti-subsidy duties? for five more years, الصين?s ministry of commerce has announced. ”

Adam Smith Takes on Critics of Free TradeBarron’sBy Gene Epstein (أغسطس 27)

Clinton and Trump are wrong on free trade, as Adam Smith so clearly explained 240 years ago.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.barrons.com/articles/adam-smith-takes-on-critics-of-free-trade-1472273077

Obama’s TPP deal won’t get Senate vote this year: McConnell – رويترز – By David Lawder (أغسطس 25)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-tpp-mcconnell-idUSKCN1102CM

Germany’s economy minister: U.S.-EU free trade talks have failed – رويترز (أغسطس 28)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-usa-ttip-germany-idUSKCN1130FB

Is the U.S. Missing the TPP Train? – Bloomberg BusinessweekBy Bruce Einhorn (أغسطس 25)

With congressional approval uncertain, Pacific nations consider a China option.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-25/is-the-u-s-missing-the-tpp-train

EU insists ‘ball still rollingon US trade deal -?AFP?(

The European Commission on Monday insisted talks on a huge US free trade deal were on track, rejecting German claims that irreconcilable differences had left the deal dead in the water.

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.yahoo.com/news/eu-insists-ball-still-rolling-us-trade-deal-153940558.html

White House says it sees a path to approval of Pacific trade deal – رويترز (أغسطس 29)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-idUSKCN11423V

Canadian support for China free-trade deal growing: pollThe Globe And Mail (كندا) – By Sunny Dhillon (أغسطس 29)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canadian-support-for-china-free-trade-deal-growing-poll/article31589464/

TTIP in further doubt as Hollande questions timingBBC News (أغسطس 30)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37220701

Why Can’t We See That We’re Living In a Golden Age? – RealClearMarkets -?بواسطة Johan Norberg?(أغسطس 23)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2016/08/23/why_cant_we_see_that_were_living_in_a_golden_age_102318.html

Pro-trade Democrats call Labor?s bluff – سياسة – By Edward-Isaac Dovere (أغسطس 31)

Dem lawmakers who gave Obama fast-track sail through labor-challenged primaries.

حلقة الوصل: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/pro-trade-democrats-call-labors-bluff-227566#ixzz4J7egZ0eu

US Says It Wants to Complete European Trade Deal by Year’s EndVoice of America (أغسطس 30)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.voanews.com/a/united-states-wants-european-trade-deal-this-year/3487052.html

BIOTECH, AG TECH, CROP PROTECTION, and RELATED:

A plant breeder takes the ‘mysteryout of GMO crops -?Southeast Farm Press -?بواسطة?Wayne Parrott, University of Georgia (أغسطس 25)

In the era of genome sequencing, we find that nature is the most prolific gene splicer of all. Although the DNA changes made by gene splicing resemble those made by nature, GMOs are set aside for safety testing.

حلقة الوصل:?http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/plant-breeder-takes-mystery-out-gmo-crops

China seeks to assuage consumer fears over GMO foods – رويترز – By Dominique Patton (أغسطس 25)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-gmo-idUSKCN1110GV

Americans love genetically modified mosquitoes much more than other GMOsGrist -??(

REGULATORY, سياسات, ACTIVISTS, إلخ:

الامريكى. Approval of Syngenta Deal Brings GMO Food a Step Closer to ChinaTIMEBy Charlie Campbell (أغسطس 23)

حلقة الوصل:?http://time.com/4462394/syngenta-chemchina-gmo-foods/

Bayer, Monsanto said to be moving closer to a merger dealSt Louis Post-Dispatch (أغسطس 23)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/bayer-monsanto-said-to-be-moving-closer-to-a-merger/article_94c84b0a-98e5-5162-936f-55b120d547e2.html

Monsanto Shelves Plans for New GMO Cotton Seeds in India – وول ستريت جورنال – By Biman Mukherji (أغسطس 25)

Decision casts a cloud over the future of genetically modified organisms in India

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/monsanto-shelves-plans-for-new-gmo-cotton-seeds-in-india-1472121478

Fsanz calls for opinions on GM potato that produces less acrylamide?- Food Navigator Asia -?By RJ Whitehead (أغسطس 25)

The antipodean food regulator has begun public consultation as it reviews whether to allow a potato that has been genetically modified to reduce bruising.

Size Doesn?t Matter: How little NGOs pretend to represent the peopleRiskMonger (أغسطس 21)

NGOs have been successful over the last decade of presenting small groups as parts of big networks, pretending to speak on behalf of the ?اشخاص? when in reality they are only a couple reactionaries in a room with a laptop and a web-designer, accountable to no one and driven by a self-centred emotional zeal.

حلقة الوصل:?https://risk-monger.com/2016/08/21/size-doesnt-matter-how-little-ngos-pretend-to-represent-the-people/

Fake Food Group: The Center for Food SafetyHawaiiFarmersDaughter (أغسطس 20)

Hawaii has been experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak…?Since June, there has been no peep from the Hawaii Center for Food Safety or its parent group, the Center for Food Safety, warning the public of this at all…”

حلقة الوصل:?https://hawaiifarmersdaughter.com/2016/08/20/fake-food-group-the-center-for-food-safety/

The GMO Labeling Fight Is Not Industry Versus Consumers – Forbes.com – By Steve Ansolabahere and Jacob E. Gersen (أغسطس 26)

But it is a mistake to think the labeling fight is about the food industry versus consumers. في الواقع, it is about one segment of the food industry versus another. Companies that have sourced non-GE materials stand to profit from a rigorous labeling regime; those who have not stand to lose.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2016/08/26/the-gmo-labeling-fight-is-not-industry-versus-consumers/#75d055ad4a02

Crusade Or Charade: What’s Really Motivating Efforts To Mandate GMO-Labeling? – Forbes.com – By Glenn G. Lammi (أغسطس 25)

Because ?public-interest? groups cloak themselves with the feel-good mantle of protecting consumers, the environment, animals, etc., the motives of such groups rarely get questioned. But several recent developments show that all too often, activists put their own self-interest before the public?s interest.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/wlf/2016/08/25/crusade-or-charade-whats-really-motivating-efforts-to-mandate-gmo-labeling/#7832bc832d62

In a fight between environmentalists and farmers, the bees lose. And that stings. – Washington PostBy Tamar Haspel (أغسطس 26)

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/in-a-fight-between-environmentalists-and-farmers-the-bees-lose-and-that-stings/2016/08/26/33ca7a7e-6a0c-11e6-8225-fbb8a6fc65bc_story.html#comments

Growing monstrous organisms: the construction of anti-GMO visual rhetoric through digital media -?Critical Studies in Media Communication,?Volume 33, 2016 – القضية 3 – By Kelly A. Clancy & Benjamin Clancy (Published online: 27 Jun 2016)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15295036.2016.1193670

Counterview: في المناقشة المعدلة وراثيا, Vandana Shiva has chosen fear-mongering and denialismScroll.in (الهند) – بواسطة?Girish Shahane?(أغسطس 25)

A rebuttal of the claims the activist made in a recent Scroll article.

حلقة الوصل:?http://scroll.in/article/814756/counterview-in-gmo-debate-vandana-shiva-has-chosen-fear-mongering-and-denialism

The Buzz: Six Reasons Not To Worry About The Bees – Forbes.com – By Henry I. Miller (أغسطس 24)

The truth about the bees turns out to be far more complex, and far more interesting, than the alarmist headlines suggest.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2016/08/24/the-buzz-seven-reasons-not-to-worry-about-the-bees/#2442984370a8

Bt Brinjal ? Destroying the Anti-GMO NarrativeNeurologica blogBy Steven Novella (Sept 1)

حلقة الوصل:?http://theness.com/neurologicablog/index.php/bt-brinjal-destroying-the-anti-gmo-narrative/

The real story of anti-GMO teen sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or pawn of ?natural? marketers? -?مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية -?

Expos?–Teen anti-GMO activist Rachel Parent supports mandatory GMO labeling but never discloses her family runs a multimillion dollar ‘naturalproducts business that benefits from her advocacy.

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/09/02/real-story-anti-gmo-teen-sensation-rachel-parent-idealist-pawn-natural-marketers/