Little different twist as both this and next week will be combined over the rest of the holiday season

الأخبار ذات الصلة بالتكنولوجيا الحيوية ag, التجارة – وربما بعض العناصر المثيرة للاهتمام أخرى هناك المتصلة بالزراعة – ستنشر على هذه الصفحة طوال الفترة المتبقية من 2016 السنة (وسوف تكون العناصر المضافة حديثا في الأخضر في أسفل المقاطع).

Happy Holidays and looking forward to a prosperous 2017 for everyone!

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التجارة, القضايا المتصلة بالتجارة:

المملكة المتحدة. Mulling Turkey-Style Trade Pact After Brexit, Liam Fox Says – بلومبرج – By Timothy Ross (Dec 18)

الارتباط: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-18/u-k-mulling-turkey-style-trade-pact-after-brexit-liam-fox-says

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox strikes new trade deals with South Korea leading to post-Brexit jobs and exports boost – الشمس (المملكة المتحدة) – By David Wooding (Dec 18)

The International Trade Secretary expects it to open up lucrative new markets for UK goods once Britain leaves the EU next year

الارتباط: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2424427/international-trade-secretary-liam-fox-strikes-new-trade-deals-with-south-korea-leading-to-post-brexit-jobs-and-exports-boost/

حصري: Britain will be front of the queue for trade deal with US under Donald Trump’s new commerce secretary – البرق (المملكة المتحدة) – By Ben Riley-Smith (Dec 17)

الارتباط: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/17/exclusive-britain-will-front-queue-trade-deal-us-donald-trumps/

EU sees Japan free-trade deal in early 2017 – رويترز (Dec 17)

الارتباط: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-eu-idUSKBN1460GF

روسيا: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six monthsEuropean Council of the European Union, بيان صحفي (Dec 19)

الارتباط: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2016/12/19-sanctions-russia/

Ernst: Expanded trade opportunities critical for Iowa – آيوا مزرعة المكتب – By Senator Joni Ernst (Dec 19)

الارتباط: https://www.iowafarmbureau.com/Article/Ernst-Expanded-trade-opportunities-critical-for-Iowa

Is Donald Trump’s Trade Talk Confusing on Purpose? – وول ستريت جورنال – بوليام Mauldin (Dec 22)

Some experts see a strategy for approaching negotiations with China and other countries

الارتباط: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016/12/22/is-donald-trumps-trade-talk-confusing-on-purpose/

A tough year for free trade – دويتشه فيلة (ألمانيا) – By Rolf Wenkel (Dec 27)

Donald Trump in the US and rising populist parties in Europe – 2016 wasn’t a good year for advocates of free trade. Recent studies have identified some key aspects of globalization that nativists fear most.

الارتباط: http://www.dw.com/en/a-tough-year-for-free-trade/a-36865533

التحرير: Panama’s new canal and Chicago: A plus for the Midwest, but also a triumph of human yearning – شيكاغو تريبيون (Dec 28)

الارتباط: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-panama-canal-expansion-chicago-trade-midwest-edit-1229-jm-20161228-story.html

Trade worries dim optimism for the new year – الصحافة مزرعة جنوب غرب – قبل هوكس لوغان (Dec 28)
Trade and Secretary of Agriculture appointment remain concerns as President-elect Trump gets closer to Inauguration Day. Trans Pacific Partnership and North American Free Trade Agreements are key trade deals concerning farmers who depend on export markets.

AG, التكنولوجيا AG, إنتاج, البحوث, القضايا ذات الصلة:

Scientists get down and dirty to unlock northern Australia’s agricultural potential – مزارعو الموز كوينزلاند دفع ثمن باهظ للمعركة ضد مرض بنما (أستراليا) – By Dominique Schwartz (Dec 19)

The samples are now being analysed as part of the Federal Government’s multi-billion-dollar plan to develop the Top End and double the nation’s agricultural output.

الارتباط: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-18/scientists-dig-up-the-dirt-on-northern-australia/8124142

Farmers are abandoning traditional ploughing – بي بي سي – قبل

الارتباط: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-38332276

*ملاحظة – story includes GFN member Jake Freestone (المملكة المتحدة)

Survey Shows Producer Support for GMO Crops – الزراعية-نبض – تشيس سبنسر (Dec 16)

الارتباط: http://www.agri-pulse.com/Survey-shows-producer-support-for-GMO-crops-12162016.asp#.WFcR2RMjd7s.twitter

Cuba comenzará cultivos transgénicos de maíz y soya en 2017 – El Espectador / وكالة فرانس برس أن (Dec 17)

Si bien este país cultivará especies transgénicas a gran escala con el fin de disminuir su déficit alimentario, lo hará bajo estricto control científico y legal.

تمت الترجمة: Cuba to begin transgenic corn and soybean crops in 2017 – “Although this country will grow transgenic species on a large scale in order to reduce its food deficit, it will do so under strict scientific and legal control.

الارتباط: http://www.elespectador.com/noticias/elmundo/cuba-comenzara-cultivos-transgenicos-de-maiz-y-soya-201-articulo-670922

Global omega-3 supply set for GM plant shock? – NutraIngredients.comBy Shane Starling (Dec 20)

The omega-3 sector has faced down some mega challenges in recent times: Sustainability concerns. Research questioning health benefits that has affected global markets. But volume may be its greatest challenge.

Pesticide sensors could be saving grace for agriculture – الصحافة مزرعة جنوب غرب – قبل هوكس لوغان (Dec 22)

This biosensor is made of graphene, a strong and stable nanoparticle, and provides instantaneous feedback versus the time and money it would otherwise take to send a sample to a lab and await results.

الارتباط: http://www.southwestfarmpress.com/crop-protection/pesticide-sensors-could-be-saving-grace-agriculture

Australia’s OGTR Authorizes Field Trials of GM Banana – تحديث التكنولوجيا الحيوية في المحاصيل, الزراعية (Dec 21)

الارتباط: http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=15038

السياسة العامة, التنظيم, النشاط, الأخرى:

Californian farmers delight in US Government $A766 million drought aid package – أي بي سي الريفية (أستراليا) – قبل لوك عبدالله (Dec 19)

After years of wrangling over water allocations for the environment and fish, the legislation was approved by the US House and Senate, and signed by President Obama.

الارتباط: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-19/californian-drought-assistance-package/8131570

Important wins were notched up for African agriculture in 2016 – المحادثة – قبل كاليستوس جوما (Dec 18)

Leaders need to upgrade their capacity to govern increasingly complex agricultural economies if they’re to sustain the gains seen and reported in 2016.

الارتباط: http://theconversation.com/important-wins-were-notched-up-for-african-agriculture-in-2016-69907

No mandatory labelling needed for GM foods, Commons committee says – إيبوليتيكس (كندا) – By Kelsey Johnson (Dec 14)

الارتباط: http://ipolitics.ca/2016/12/14/no-mandatory-labelling-needed-for-gm-foods-commons-committee-says/

Del Monte’s pretty in pink with OK for GMO – أخبار السلامة الغذائية – من كورال بيتش (Dec 20)

الارتباط: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2016/12/beach-beat-del-montes-pretty-in-pink-with-ok-for-gmo/#.WFlemuYrKUk

Affluent nations’ anti-GMO stance is arrogant – باكر – By Joe Guenthner (Dec 19)

“… he pointed his finger at me and said people in the U.S. interfered in Africa and prevented approval of a biotech corn variety that was resistant to drought.

الارتباط: http://www.thepacker.com/news/opinion/affluent-nations%E2%80%99-anti-gmo-stance-arrogant

USDA Demands Holiday Snacks (and Parents) Be Removed from Schools – استعراض وطني – By Julie Gunlock (Dec 21)

الارتباط: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/443243/school-food-rules-christmas-cookie-crisis-fears-empower-federal-government

California applauds President’s signature on massive water bill – الصحافة الغربية المزرعة – التي تود فيتشيت (Dec 18)
California farmers and water users applaud President’s signature on massive water bill though most say it’s thefirst stepin a long journey to repairing the state’s broken water system
GM soybeans risk evaluation: EU court finds for Commission – تغذية المستكشف – بايرن جين (Dec 21)

Monsanto developed genetically modified soybeans were risk assessed in accordance with EU regulations, found the EU Court of Justice (CJEU).”

Few pesticide worries in latest California sampling data – أخبار السلامة الغذائية (Dec 23)

Almost four out of 10 samples of both domestically grown and imported fruits and vegetables that were put to the test by California showed no signs of pesticide residue — whatsoever.

الارتباط: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2016/12/no-pesticide-worries-in-latest-california-sampling-data/#.WGKnHxsrKUm

The miracle of food logistics – الأرض (أستراليا) – By Pennie Scott (Dec 28)

When cruising supermarket aisles and dazzled by the array of foods from which to choose, spare a thought for the people who go through hell and high water to ensure these products are there, day in, day out.

الارتباط: http://www.theland.com.au/story/4377903/the-miracle-of-food-logistics/?src=rss

There Are No ‘GMOTomatoes: Backlash Erupts After Hunt’s Marketing Blunder – Forbes.com – كافين سيناباثي (Dec 28)

الارتباط: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kavinsenapathy/2016/12/28/there-are-no-gmo-tomatoes-hunts-marketing-blunder/#1017c196467d