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!


New CAST Report Examines Timely Issues of Trade and Biotechnology?
The Impact of Asynchronous Approvals for Biotech Crops on Agricultural Sustainability, تجارة, and Innovation?
ديسمبر 8, 2016…Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, أيوا.
This CAST literature review and report looks at problems caused by the current system of asynchronous approvals for biotech crops. The authors focus on the economic effects in countries that are major global commodity exporters and importers, which show that asynchrony in the global approval of new biotech crops

التجارة, القضايا المتصلة بالتجارة:

Transition official: Trump will not rip up NAFTA – التل – By Alexander Bolton (ديسمبر 5)

?I don?t think we?re looking to rip up NAFTA as much as we are looking to right-size it and make it fairerHe said the Trump transition team is battling what he called a media mischaracterization of Trump?s stance on trade as protectionist or isolationist.

حلقة الوصل:?http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/308764-transition-official-trump-will-not-rip-up-nafta

Understanding the Trump Trade Agenda – وول ستريت جورنال – By Phil Gramm and Michael Solon (ديسمبر 1)

Returning to the 1950s is impossible. But currency manipulation does hurt American workersA lesson from that history is that if trade policy is to reinforce tax reform and regulatory relief in promoting economic growth, it must become more fair, not less free.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/understanding-the-trump-trade-agenda-1480638501

Of interest, the following three items are from the Global Times, an English-language Chinese publicaion :

With US turning inward, China must push for free tradeBy Ei Sun Oh (ديسمبر 4)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1021841.shtml

Trump eyes new path to keeping American leadershipBy Jin Canrong (ديسمبر 4)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1021842.shtml

China and global leadership in a post-TPP eraBy Stephen S. Roach (ديسمبر 4)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1021857.shtml

روسيا, الصين, and Japan Fill the Trump Trade GapBloomberg BusinessweekBy Bruce Einhorn (ديسمبر 1)
As the incoming administration scorns treaties, others move in.
Legislation to Open Cuba Ag Trade ?On Hold? Pending Trump, Conaway SaysBloomberg BNABy Casey Wooten (ديسمبر 1)

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.bna.com/legislation-open-cuba-n73014447991/

Not at the back of the queue then! Trump’s top officials say they won’t do trade deals with groups of countries in boon for post-Brexit BritainDaily Mail (المملكة المتحدة) – By Tim Schulthorpe (ديسمبر 1)

حلقة الوصل: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3990064/Not-queue-Trump-s-officials-say-won-t-trade-deals-groups-countries-boon-post-Brexit-Britain.html#ixzz4Rz42w6h9

What is TISA? Could the EU trade deal be the next TTIP? – Express (المملكة المتحدة) – By Alice Foster (ديسمبر 2)

TISA has stayed under the radar unlike TTIP, the EU?s doomed trade deal with the US. But what is it?”

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/739250/TISA-what-is-trade-deal-EU-US-countries-WTO-members-Trade-in-Services-Agreement-facts

South Africa to Allow U.S. GM Corn Imports for First Time – بلومبرغ – بواسطة?Antony Sguazzin and Thembisile Dzonzi (ديسمبر 6)

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-05/s-africa-to-allow-imports-of-gm-corn-from-u-s-for-first-time

Mexico Overtakes Canada as No. 2 الامريكى. Exporter Ahead of Trump – بلومبرغ – By Greg Quinn and Nacha Cattan (ديسمبر 6)

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-06/mexico-overtakes-canada-as-no-2-u-s-exporter-ahead-of-trump

اي جي, AG TECH, إنتاج, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Feed the Soil First, Then Feed the WorldAgWeb.comBy Patrick Heffer, Int’l Fertilizer Association (ديسمبر 5)

“[تي]aking care of our soil has to become a global priority, especially in the regions where climate change hits hardest and food insecurity is still rife.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.agweb.com/article/feed-the-soil-first-then-feed-the-world-naa-agweb-guest-editor/

‘Climate smartpulses are key to global food security: FAO?- Food NavigatorBy Niamh Michail?(ديسمبر 5)

‘Climate smartpulses are essential to global food security by delivering?high-nutrition protein to people and critical nutrients to soil, said the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on World Soil?Day.

3D printed meat opportunity analysed by Australia?- GlobalMeatNewsBy Oscar Rousseau?(ديسمبر 2)

“3D printed meat technology could be the ?next big advancement? for the protein industry, according to a research paper published by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).”

Are these genetically engineered cows the future of medicine? – The VergeBy Alessandra Potenza (ديسمبر 3)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/3/13819482/genetically-engineered-animals-drugs-sab-cows-pharming-future

Monsanto says next breakthrough for farmers Is a friendly fungusFarm Futures / بلومبرغ – بواسطة?Lydia Mulvany (ديسمبر 5)

Monsanto and Novozymes have developed seed coating that boosts corn plants in earliest growth stages.

حلقة الوصل:?http://farmfutures.com/story-monsanto-says-next-breakthrough-farmers-friendly-fungus-0-150214

To Cure Crop Disease Faster, Add BugsMIT Technology ReviewBy Emily Mullin (ديسمبر 2)

DARPA scientists think they can use insects to deliver genetic changes to crops.

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603004/to-cure-crop-disease-faster-add-bugs/

Gene editing yields tomatoes that flower and ripen weeks earlierPhys.org (ديسمبر 5)

حلقة الوصل:?http://phys.org/news/2016-12-gene-yields-tomatoes-ripen-weeks.html

After A Sour Decade, Florida Citrus May Be Near A ComebackNPR, The SaltBy Greg Allen (ديسمبر 4)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/12/04/503183540/after-a-sour-decade-florida-citrus-may-be-near-a-comeback

Feds presidents sees upside to genetic modificationStuff (نيوزيلاندا) – By Pat Deavoll (ديسمبر 6)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/87264824/gm-continued

Technology will guide next generation of farmers – جنوب غرب مزرعة الصحافة – رون سميث (ديسمبر 6)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/biotechnology/technology-will-guide-next-generation-farmers


Three items of interest from Crop Biotech Update, Ishaaa on Dec 7:

Brazil Expected to Release GE Sugarcane in 2017

GE Cowpea Seeds to be Available for Nigerian Farmers in 2019

Dept of Agri Anticipates GM Maize Planting Expansion in Vietnam

On ‘GMOs’, The New York Times Violates The Rule Of Holes: When You’re In A Hole, Stop Digging – Forbes.com – By Henry I. Miller (ديسمبر 6)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2016/12/06/on-gmos-the-new-york-times-ignores-the-rule-of-holes-when-youre-in-a-hole-stop-digging/#14ba417d3fea


REGULATORY, سياسات, النشاط, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Organic foods lost big in this electionNewsday (نيويورك) By Dan Perrin, InsideSources.com (ديسمبر 1)

Another issue for the organics lobby is whether they will keep their influence with federal regulators. Activists within the government have been suspected of tampering with regulatory findings in ways that have helped pro-organic groups, holding up authorizations and hurting traditional farmers.

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.newsday.com/opinion/organic-foods-lost-big-in-this-election-1.12694332

مركز بيو للأبحاث: The GMO debate is hugely polarizing, but the divide ?does not fall along familiar political fault lines??- Food Navigator USABy Elaine Watson?(ديسمبر 2)

Think anti-GMO sentiment is primarily the preserve of white college educated liberals? Think again, says Pew Research Center, which has just conducted a consumer survey suggesting that attitudes on GMOs, organics, and other food issues are ?conspicuously not political.””

Group pushes for cancer warning label on processed meat, دواجن – FeedstuffsBy Krissa Welshans (ديسمبر 2)

“[مركز العلوم في المصلحة العامة] is asking for labels of all meat and poultry products preserved by smoking, curing, salting and/or the addition of chemical preservatives to bear this message: ?USDA WARNING…?

حلقة الوصل:?http://feedstuffs.com/story-group-pushes-cancer-warning-label-processed-meat-poultry-45-150137

Are GMO producers covering up ?just like? كبير?Tobacco? – Food Science InstituteBy James Cooper (ديسمبر 3)

The only evidence we find of mendacity and conspiracy is in Seralini?s and Carman?s papers, which have been found to be wanting of solid, believable science…و…?the organic industry is spending upwards of $2 1/2 billion opposing transgenic crops.

حلقة الوصل:?https://foodscienceinstitute.com/2016/12/03/are-gmo-producers-covering-up-just-like-big-tobacco/

Farmers push back against animal welfare laws – ?LaCross Tribune (Wisc) – بواسطة?

?Our nation?s ability to protect its food supply can be threatened by unnecessary regulations driven by activist agendas, often by people who?ve never set foot on farmland or have no idea what it takes to produce a crop

حلقة الوصل:?http://lacrossetribune.com/news/farmers-push-back-against-animal-welfare-laws/article_be4d2a86-a516-587a-a27e-ec7c6e0e4fc7.html

Buy only ?hormone free? لحم? Farmer says don?t be fooled by deceptive labels -?مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – بواسطة?

حلقة الوصل:?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/12/05/buy-hormone-free-meat-farmer-says-dont-fooled-deceptive-labels/

Public sector researchers defend science at UN biodiversity meeting in Cancun – التحالف كورنيل للعلوم – By Mark Lynas (ديسمبر 5)

حلقة الوصل:?http://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/public-sector-researchers-defend-science-un-biodiversity-meeting-cancun

Oregon teacher: Anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva talk in Eugene slippery on facts -?مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – بواسطة?

حلقة الوصل: ?https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/12/07/oregon-teacher-anti-gmo-activist-vandana-shiva-talk-eugene-slippery-facts/

Drain The Regulatory Swamp, Let Agriculture Bloom – Forbes.com – By John J. Cohrssen and Henry I. Miller (ديسمبر 7)

حلقة الوصل:?http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2016/12/07/drain-the-regulatory-swamp-let-agriculture-bloom/#27dc0f4a4d13