الأخبار ذات الصلة بالتكنولوجيا ag, التكنولوجيا الحيوية, التجارة – وربما بعض مثيرة للاهتمام البنود الأخرى هناك المتصلة بالزراعة – ستنشر على هذه الصفحة طوال الأسبوع (الأسبوع سيتم تقدم أحدث العناصر الموجودة في الأخضر في أسفل المقاطع). تأكد من أن أعود والتحقق من الصفحة خلال الأسبوع.

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Almost assuredly there are some folks who read “طيران الأبقار” in the title and reactively snapped to the thought of some nefarious ‘big agplot or scientific experiment

بئر, if you did, then go ahead and settle down. Just having some fun with you. The ‘plotis actually current trade issues and disruptions, and some dairy cattle are simply hitching a ride on Qatar Airlines (see story below).

أيضا, there’s some pretty important news that came out mid-week via Reuters:

معركة غليفوسات – يسار وكالة السرطان في الظلام على أدلة غليفوسات (من كيت كيلاند, رويترز – حزيران/يونيه 14, 2017)

“منظمة الصحة العالمية ’ s وكالة السرطان يقول حامض مشتركة “ربما مسببة للسرطان.” عرف العلماء يؤدي هذا الاستعراض من بيانات جديدة تظهر أي ارتباط السرطان – إلا أنه لم يذكر أنه والوكالة لم تأخذ في الاعتبار.” – الارتباط

 

التجارة, المتصلة التجارة, البنية التحتية:

Flying Cows to Qatar Is One Man’s Way to Beat the Saudis – بلومبرج – By Mohammed Serge and Donna Abu-Nasr (حزيران/يونيه 13)

The showdown between Qatar and its neighbors has disrupted trade, split families and threatened to alter long-standing geopolitical alliances. It’s also prompted one Qatari businessman to fly 4,000 cows to the Gulf desert in an act of resistance and opportunity to fill the void left by a collapse in the supply of fresh milk.” – الارتباط

الولايات المتحدة. business group urges trade fixes ahead of China’s party congress – رويترز (حزيران/يونيه 8)

Social and economic stability is seen as a top priority for China’s ruling elite ahead of a 5-yearly party congress this fall. Diplomats suggest that turmoil in relations with the United States would be an unwanted distraction for Xi ahead of a tricky leadership transition within the party.” – الارتباط

Canada’s premiers leave D.C. hopefulThe Hamilton Spectator / الصحافة الكندية (حزيران/يونيه 8)

“…expressing hope that the upcoming renegotiation of NAFTA will be quick and relatively pain-free, rather than a drawn-out bargaining slugfest.” – الارتباط

Azevêdo: We must ensure trade contributes to solving problems faced by leaders today – منظمة التجارة العالمية (حزيران/يونيه 8)

“[Azevêdo] expressed the hope that this success could signal the start of a “new era” – “one which works to spread the benefits of trade in the way we all want to see”الارتباط

Africa Corn Silos Overflow in South as Food Crisis Hits East – بلومبرج (أيار/مايو 29)

“Transport costs, import-export bans, restrictions on genetically modified grain and local politics all hinder trade…في أفريقيا, you can only move so much produce.”الارتباط

Trump Stumps for Infrastructure Plan – أجويب – ببن بوتر (حزيران/يونيه 7) – الارتباط
Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba – بي آر (حزيران/يونيه 12) – الارتباط
US dairy groups urge prioritizing trade with Mexico when NAFTA renegotiation begins – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – بماري إيلين شوب (حزيران/يونيه 13)

When US negotiators begin the process of modernizing and updating NAFTA, US dairy groups have stated maintaining a dependable trade relationship with Mexico and removing trade barriers in Canada remain priorities.” – الارتباط

‘Britain 0, Insanity 2’: How the U.K. Election May Play Out – Knowledge@Wharton (حزيران/يونيه 9)

The only certainty about this week’s British election is the uncertainty it has created over Brexit — on top of all the uncertainty that preceded it.” – الارتباط

Shipping Giants Are Looking to Self-Piloting Boats to Shift Cargo – استعراض التكنولوجيا معهد ماساتشوستس للتكنولوجيا – By Jamie Condliffe (حزيران/يونيه 9)

Millions of containers could be hauled by robotic ships within the next decade.” – الارتباط

Is Trump Becoming More Friendly To Trade? – فورتشن – By Alan Wolff (حزيران/يونيه 12)

Lost in this high-profile series of steps where America was seemingly distancing itself from its allies in dealing with issues of common economic and security concern, was a positive statement on trade policy that the U.S. and its major allies issued at the G7 Summit…” – الارتباط

 

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

CROP BIOTECHNOLOGY HAS A PROVEN TRACK RECORD: WHY ARE SOME COUNTRIES STILL DENYING FARMERS ACCESS? – مجلس شيكاغو للشؤون العالمية – Guest Commentary by Graham Brookes (حزيران/يونيه 12)

Crop biotechnology, often referred to as genetically modified (جنرال موتورز) المحاصيل, has now been widely used by farmers in 26 البلدان, for over 20 السنوات. Despite it providing many global environmental and economic benefits over this period, many farmers, in many countries, continue to be denied access to this innovative agricultural tool. This needs to change.” – الارتباط

Robots Wielding Water Knives are the Future of Farming – سلكي – By Matt Simon (أيار/مايو 31)

“…robots will definitely support the dwindling farming workforce. Fewer immigrant workers are coming to the fields, and their demographics are shifting.” – الارتباط

السياسة العامة, التنظيمية, النشاط, الأخرى:

Brazil approves world’s first commercial GM sugarcane: developer CTC – رويترز – By Ana Mano (حزيران/يونيه 8)

“…first time such permission has been granted anywhere in the world.” – الارتباط

Court stays Whitewave almondmilk lawsuit: ‘Whether plant-based ‘milkshould be deemed an ‘imitationfits squarely within the FDA’s authority – الغذاء المستكشف الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية – ماري واتسون (حزيران/يونيه 12)

A lawsuit alleging Silk almondmilk is falsely advertised as nutritionally equivalent to dairy milk has been stayed by a judge on primary jurisdiction grounds, while a near-identical case filed by the same law firm over Almond Breeze has been thrown out after a different judge found the same allegations to be “patently implausible.”” – الارتباط

*Also see related news from EU:

European Court of Justice says purely plant-based products can’t use dairy names – مراسل الألبان – By Jim Cornall (حزيران/يونيه 14)

The Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg today announced purely plant-based products cannot, in principle, be marketed with designations such as ‘milk’, ‘cream’, ‘butter’, ‘cheese’ or ‘yogurt’, which are reserved by EU law for animal products.” – الارتباط

Farewell to Fairtrade: Sainsbury’s defends in-house sustainable sourcing certification – تنقل المواد الغذائية – بديفيد بوروز (حزيران/يونيه 9)

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s, the world’s biggest retailer of Fairtrade goods, has launched its own sustainable sourcing programme for more than 35 key commodities and ingredients. Campaigners, farmers and some manufacturers have cried foul, but are they being fair?” – الارتباط

نشطاء, AGs file appeal of EPA denial of chlorpyrifos petition – الصحافة الغربية المزرعة – بموجب قوانين فورست (حزيران/يونيه 6)
Environmental and labor groups claim EPA has reversed its decision on chlorpyrifos safety during change of administrators.” – الارتباط
Scientists back GM mustard, say will help create better hybrids – ديكان هيرالد (الهند) (حزيران/يونيه 6)

The National Academy of Agriculture Sciences (NAAS), مع 625 أعضاء, adopted a resolution on the commercialisation of GM mustard, seeking immediate release of the crop in the field.” – الارتباط

USDA Helps Expand Rural Broadband Infrastructure in Four StatesSouthWest Farm Press (حزيران/يونيه 8)
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA is making those loans, إجمالي $43.6 مليون دولار, available in hopes that better internet access can stimulate rural economies.” – الارتباط
Attack of the Killer Petunias – وول ستريت جورنال – بهنري أنا. ميلر (حزيران/يونيه 12)

Harmless flowers are destroyed since they were genetically modified but not Washington-approved.” – الارتباط (Subscription-based)

المسألة الكلمات: Goodbye ‘GMO’? – مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – قبل

“…actual scientists rarely (إذا من أي وقت مضى) use the “GMO” designation in technical parlance. It first regularly was highlighted in rhetoric opposing the technology, and since has sadly been adopted by mainstream media.” – الارتباط

Forget GMOs. The next big battle is over genetically ‘edited’ foods – صحيفة واشنطن بوست, Wonkblog – حسب ديوي كيتلين (حزيران/يونيه 13)

According to the Pew Research Center, تقريبا 40 percent of Americans believe GMOs are bad for their health. This assertion is not supported by science, which has concluded that the genetically modified crops on the market are safe for consumption.” – الارتباط