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Oh my. ?It does beg the question how the question was asked in the survey though:

The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cowsWashington Post, WonkblogBy Caitlin Dewey (يونيو 15)

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cowsthat works out to 16.4 million misinformed, milk-drinking people. The equivalent of the population of Pennsylvania (and then some!)… the most surprising thing about this figure may actually be that it isn?t higher.” – حلقة الوصل

 

و, then looking at the need for further public eduction on food and agriculture, the movie تطور الغذاء narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson makes its debut this week:

MOVIE REVIEW: ?تطور الغذاء? – Huffington PostBy Kevin Folta (يونيو 13)

A film about an enabling food technology, the scientists that support it, and the movement sworn to stop it.” – حلقة الوصل

http://ew.com/movies/2017/06/14/neil-degrasse-tyson-gmos-food-evolution/

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التجارة, المتصلة بالتجارة, بنية تحتية:

Wilbur Ross?s Cool Explanation of Trump?s Heated Trade Talk – وول ستريت جورنال – By Gerald F. Seib (يونيو 19)

Commerce secretary tries to put the administration?s combative stance in context” – حلقة الوصل (subscription required)

British trade minister Fox travels to U.S in pursuit of free trade deal – رويترز (يونيو 18) – حلقة الوصل

 

China opens door to imports of two GMO cropsMarketWatch/WSJ (يونيو 14)

The decision announced Wednesday affects genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties developed by Dow Chemical Co. and Monsanto Co. It comes after Beijing agreed to speed reviews of biotechnology applications as part of a trade deal with the Trump administration last month.” – حلقة الوصل

After AGOA: SA must prepare for two-way free trade agreements with USDaily Maverick (S. أفريقيا) – By Peter Fabricius (يونيو 18)

The Trump Administration has signalled its impatience to replace the AGOA preferential trade deal with Africa with normal two-way free trade agreements.” – حلقة الوصل

ورقة رابحة?s Cuba rollback announcement draws chorus of criticism – دلتا مزرعة الصحافة – By Forrest Laws (يونيو 17)
“مزرعة, congressional, conservative groups unite in challenging Trump’s new rollback of last administration’s Cuba overtures.” – حلقة الوصل
China Think Tank Says Trade Detente With U.S. May Not Endure – بلومبرغ (يونيو 19)

China isn?t likely to have a trade war with the U.S. this year, على أية حال 2018 is harder to predict, according to former Vice Commerce Minister Wei Jianguo.” – حلقة الوصل

US in trade talks with Asian nations to replace TPP, commerce secretary saysSouth China Morning PostBy Robert Delaney (يونيو 20)

The new trade discussions target multiple countries in Asia, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters at the 2017 SelectUSA investment summit” – حلقة الوصل

LIGHTHIZER WARNING: BUY GMOS OR EXPECT A FIGHTSuccessful FarmingBy Chuck Abbott (يونيو 16)

The Trump administration will attack overseas regulations that restrict the export of GMO crops and other products resulting?from American technological innovation…” – حلقة الوصل

After years of talks, اليابان, EU near ‘broad agreementon free trade pact – رويترز (يونيو 21) – حلقة الوصل

 

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

 

Glyphosate ban ‘could cost UK farmers almost ?1bn a year’ – Farming UK (يونيو 13)

“…negatively impact UK GDP and agriculture, at a time of real uncertainty for British farmers.حلقة الوصل

Japan starts growing genome-edited rice plants outdoors in national firstThe Mainichi (اليابان) (يونيو 3)

The process is part of a national strategy to further develop agriculture and expand exports. The final target is a 50 percent increase in the yield of crops.” – حلقة الوصل

Australian farmer’s weed-destroying invention draws world interest – حروف أخبار (أستراليا) – By Prue Adams (يونيو 19)

Extensive research through the University of Western Australia has shown the machine kills 95 per cent of the weed seeds collected in the chaff.” – حلقة الوصل

India to ease cattle slaughter ban after backlash over threat to exports, livelihoods – حروف أخبار (أستراليا) – By James Bennett (يونيو 16)

The Government now concedes it did not anticipate the impact of the ban, which has been condemned as religiously-motivated and an unconstitutional attack on freedom of religion.” – حلقة الوصل

Invest in new technology, not bigger farms, to reap ag profitsThe Land (أستراليا) – بقلم أندرو مارشال (يونيو 20)

To be profitable today producers probably still need to get bigger, but real gains come with investing seriously in agricultural technology?says the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group.” – حلقة الوصل

شرق أفريقيا: Why Did Tanzanian Farmers Demand Growing GM Crops? – الفريك / The Monitor (أوغندا) – By Michael J. Ssali (يونيو 18) – حلقة الوصل

 

سياسات, REGULATORY, النشاط, آخر:

Glyphosate BattleCancer agency left in the dark over glyphosate evidence – رويترز – By Kate Kelland (يونيو 14)

The World Health Organization’s cancer agency says a common weedkiller isprobably carcinogenic.The scientist leading that review knew of fresh data showing no cancer linkbut he never mentioned it and the agency did not take it into account…. The IARC review ?ignored multiple years of additional data from the largest and most comprehensive study on farmer exposure to pesticides and cancer.?” – حلقة الوصل

من الذى?s IARC under fire for ignoring exculpatory data on glyphosate: Should it be reformed or abolished? -?مشروع محو الأمية الوراثية – بواسطة??

“…scientists who examined the IARC monograph itself found themselves taken aback, even shocked, at the way in which some of the findings had been presented. في الواقع, as one leading scientist said, they got this ?totally wrong? and pointed to the clearly biased selection of studies IARC reviewed…” – حلقة الوصل

Spies In The Field: As Farming Goes High-Tech, Espionage Threat Grows – الإذاعة الوطنية العامة, The SaltBy Bryan Thompson (يونيو 8)

Intellectual property is often hard to protect, no matter what form it takes: films, books, consumer products. The technology used in our food system, ومع ذلك, presents a unique challenge.” – حلقة الوصل

Dow, DuPont merger wins antitrust approval with conditionsCNBC / رويترز (يونيو 15) – حلقة الوصل
An Obama food-science policy worth keepingChicago TribuneBy Hank Campbell (يونيو 11)

That beneficial policy relates to modernizing how genetic alteration of organisms is approved.” – حلقة الوصل

Judge orders Arla Foods to halt ?Live unprocessed? campaign: ?Ads create false impression that rbST is something foreign and dangerous? – Food Navigator USA – إلين واتسون (يونيو 15)

Arla Foods has been ordered to halt its new $30m ?Live Unprocessed? ad campaign ? which makes a virtue of using milk from cows that have not been fed the growth hormone rBSTin the wake of legal action* filed by rbST maker Eli Lilly (Elanco).” – حلقة الوصل

PETA and HSUS End the Week In CrosshairsDroversBy Sara Brown (يونيو 16)

Livestock producers often find themselves the target for Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), but this week marked two instances where these organizations were the ones in the crosshairs instead.” – حلقة الوصل

مزرعة, biotech groups tell USDA: Start over on regulatory reformAgri-PulseBy Philip Brasher (يونيو 21)

A plan that the Obama administration developed to reform USDA?s biotechnology regulatory process could wind up stifling innovation instead of making it easier?to get low-risk products to market, the plan?s intended goal, according to farmers, agribusiness groups and the biotech industry.” – حلقة الوصل