أخبار البنود ذات الصلة في مجال التكنولوجيا الحيوية AG, trade and perhaps some other interesting items out there related to agriculture will be posted on this page throughout the week (as the week progresses newly added items will be inأخضر في الجزء السفلي من أقسام). Be sure to check in regularly!

Trump picks Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretaryWashington PostBy Chris Mooney and John Wagner (يناير 19)

حلقة الوصل:https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-picks-sonny-perdue-for-agriculture-secretary/2017/01/18/a26abbc0-ddec-11e6-ad42-f3375f271c9c_story.html?utm_term=.d39335cb739d

التجارة, TRADE RELATED, INFRASTRUCTURE:

The Roots of Trump’s Trade RagePoliticoBy Edward Alden (يناير 16)

The Davos set ignored the warning signs for years. الآن, global elites are rightly worried about what comes next.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/01/the-roots-of-trumps-trade-rage-214639

Germany says in interests of EU and U.S. to pursue TTIP talks – رويترز (يناير 16)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-trade-idUSKBN1501D8

PM welcomes Trump’s ‘quicktrade deal promiseSky News (يناير 16)

Downing Street welcomes the President-elect’s commitment toget it done quickly and done properlyafter Brexit.

حلقة الوصل:http://news.sky.com/story/donald-trump-dodges-trade-question-in-michael-gove-interview-10730633

WTO sets deadline to resolve Russias EU pork ban- GlobalMeatNewsBy Oscar Rousseau(يناير 12)

A final decision on Russias toxic and long-running trade ban on EU pork exports is set to be published within the next six weeks, according to the World Trade Organization (WTO).”

US dairy calls on Trump to fix Canadas protectionist trade policies- Dairy ReporterBy Mary Ellen Shoup(يناير 12)

In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, US dairy groups said that Canadas protectionist trade policies are intentionally designed to block imports from the US and are in direct violation of commitment made under the North American Free Trade Act (نافتا) and the World Trade Organization.

Trans Pacific Partnership on trade almost defunct, but Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership may take its placeABC (أستراليا) – By Babs McHugh (يناير 15)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-16/will-tpp-be-replaced-by-china-led-rcep/8180514

Chinas Xi Jinping Seizes Role as Leader on Globalization – وول ستريت جورنال – By Te-Ping Chen and Lingling Wei (يناير 17)

No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war, Chinese president says

حلقة الوصل:http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-xi-jinping-defends-globalization-1484654899

ASEAN in 2017: Can the Region Sidestep Trumps Trade Threats? – Knowledge@Wharton, Univ. of Pennsylvania (يناير 17)

حلقة الوصل:http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/asean-2017-can-region-sidestep-trumps-trade-threats/

Industry welcomes US decision to lift embargo on French beef- GlobalMeatNewsBy Liz Newark (يناير 17)

The United States authorities have lifted an embargo on French beef imports after 19 سنوات, the French Agriculture Ministry has said, and European meat producers are delighted.

Trump eyes role of negotiator in chiefThe HillBy Vicki Needham (يناير 16)

حلقة الوصل:http://thehill.com/policy/finance/314305-trump-eyes-role-of-negotiator-in-chief

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

Farmers happy with first GMO corn crops, but concerns remainVietMaz (فيتنام) (يناير 15)
“…a farmer who owns three hectares of arable land in Dong Nai, said GM corn fetched him 1.5 times more profit.
So I will buy more seeds and plant them in half my land, he told VnExpress.

حلقة الوصل:https://www.vietmaz.com/2017/01/farmers-happy-with-first-gmo-corn-crops-but-concerns-remain/

Spray-On RNA Protects Plants from Viruses for WeeksMIT Technology ReviewBy Jamie Condliffe (يناير 9)

The technique could be faster and more versatile than developing genetically modified crops from scratch.

حلقة الوصل:https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603330/spray-on-rna-protects-plants-from-viruses-for-weeks/

Floridas citrus production continues to plummetSoutheast Farm Press (يناير 12)
USDA predicted Jan. 12 Florida will produce 71 million boxes of oranges for the 2016-2017 season, which is down more than 12 percent from the 81.5 million boxes harvested last season.
Citrus Growers Optimistic About Genetically Engineered TreesWFSUBy Kate Payne (يناير 11)
No-till massively efficientThe Land (أستراليا) – By Stephen Burns (يناير 18)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.theland.com.au/story/4408047/no-till-is-massively-efficient/?src=rss

Genetic engineering improves crops, helps the environmentColumbus DispatchCommentary by Emily Buck (يناير 12)

My family farm grows about 1,000 فدان من الذرة وفول الصويا, and weve been no till for 20 سنوات, thanks in large part to this crop technology…”

حلقة الوصل:http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2017/01/12/column-genetic-engineering-improves-crops-helps-the-environment.html

Indias first GM food crop held up by lawsuit – طبيعة – By Sanjay Kumar (يناير 18)

‘Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.nature.com/news/india-s-first-gm-food-crop-held-up-by-lawsuit-1.21303

سياسات, REGULATORY, ACTIVISM, OTHER:

ورقة رابحة, Russia and the Challenge of U.S. Ag TradeDTN/Progressive FarmerBy Chris Clayton

حلقة الوصل:https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/perspectives/blogs/ag-policy-blog/blog-post/2017/01/16/trump-russia-challenge-u-s-ag-trade

GM crops: WA Labor backflips on policy, will permit them to be grownABC News (أستراليا) – By Jacob Kagi (يناير 13)

Labor has scrapped long-held plans to attempt to prevent the growth of genetically modified crops in Western Australia, admitting it is too late to stop their use.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/wa-labor-backflips-on-gm-crop-policy/8181358

Growers applaud WA Labors new GM shiftThe Land (أستراليا) – By Colin Bettles (يناير 13)

GM crops are now a part of the mix for the crops that we grow in WA and they co-exist successfully.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.theland.com.au/story/4403639/growers-applaud-wa-labors-new-gm-shift/?src=rss

Japanese officials considering imposing stricter GM labelling laws- Food Navigator AsiaBy Gary Scattergood (يناير 12)

Reports from Japan suggest officials are weighing up imposing stricter rules for the mandatory labelling of food items containing genetically modified foods.

Brazil to boost new crop financing by about 20 نسبه مئويه: Temer – رويترز – By Lisandra Paraguassu and Anthony Boadle (يناير 16)

حلقة الوصل:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-temer-agriculture-idUSKBN1502EB

Designed in Davos, Tested in ZimbabweBloomberg BusinessweekBy Alan Bjerga (يناير 12)
Insurers are banding together to pioneer crop insurance in Africa.
Food and More: Expanding the Movement for the Trump EraCivil EatsBy Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Olivier de Schutter and Ricardo Salvador (يناير 16)

It’s time to apply the energy of the food movement to preserving our democracy.

حلقة الوصل:http://civileats.com/2017/01/16/food-and-more-expanding-the-movement-for-the-trump-era/

**Notein case you had any questions whether ‘food activismis politically motivated, tinged, and co-opted, see the Civil Eats article above.

Americans question ‘healthy diet’ – Food Business News (يناير 17)

Arguments indicating genetically modified foods as a means of combating global hunger are failing to sway consumers as anti-G.M. campaigns have highlighted the risk of genetic modification on surrounding crops and attempted to capitalize on a general fear of frankenfood.

حلقة الوصل:http://www.foodbusinessnews.net/articles/news_home/Consumer_Trends/2017/01/Americans_question_healthy_die.aspx?ID=%7B77931E99-5178-4050-957F-C0F9C0091E87%7D&cck=1

China Goes Food Shoppingto Russia – وول ستريت جورنال – By Amie Ferris-Rotman (يناير 17)

Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something theyre interested in, Russian official says

حلقة الوصل:http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-goes-food-shoppingto-russia-1484649046