Nouvelles concernant tech ag, biotechnologies, Commerce ? et peut-être d'autres sujets intéressants liés à l'agriculture ? sera affiché sur cette page tout au long de la semaine (au fur et à mesure que la semaine avance, les éléments les plus récents seront?vert?au fond de sections). ?Consultez la page au cours de la semaine pour les mises à jour.


Le documentaire Evolution alimentaire has been making waves since it’s debut over the summer, including Australia:

When was the last time you changed your mind on GMs? ?- Ferme en ligne (Australie) – Par Colin Bettles (Sept 22)

Before and after the screening the audience wasasked to hold up a red, yellow or green card to signify if they supported GMs or not…?there were fewer red and yellow ones held aloft, after the film ended.” – Lien

Also see last week’s GFN column from the perspective of New Zealand board member Craige Mackenzie:



Gains from free trade agreements have been undersold, not oversold – La colline – By Neil Dierks (Sept 23)

It also should be pointed out that FTAs have provided benefits beyond trade, including improved relations with our partner countries, better investment and supply chains, increased cooperation on important issues such as drug trafficking and terrorism and greater political stability.” – Lien

WTO dispute panel established to rule on Chinese farm import quotas – L'organisation de commerce mondial (Sept 22) – Lien

Red tape delays EU-Canada free trade meat sales surge – -?Par?Oscar Rousseau (Sept 25)

Antibiotics and labelling have stalled the flow of meat from Canada to the European Union (États-Unis) just days after a compressive free trade agreement came into force.” – Lien

U.S. Could Export Rice to China for First Time, But Is It a Done Deal? – AgWeb – By Tyne Morgan (Sept 24) – Lien


Beijing cuts red tape for foreign firms as it vies for investors – Message du matin de la Chine du Sud – By Frank Tang (Sept 27)

Regulation from 1995 requiring companies to set up representative offices in China scrapped, as vice-premier warns of new challenges ahead” – Lien

US Commerce Secretary Ross highlights three main barriers to better trade links with China – Message du matin de la Chine du Sud – By Kristin Huang (Sept 27)

Trump aide calls for action on market access, protectionism and intellectual property protection before US President?s visit to Beijing” – Lien

Mercosur Could Seek Trade Deals With Canada, Australie, Nouvelle-Zélande – VOA/Reuters (Sept 27) – Lien



In some countries, people die when crops failQuad Cities OnlineBy Thea Gonzales (Sept 22)

“”You take food for granted here,” Kaleb Kamure Titia, a pig and banana farmer on Uganda’s border with Sudan, said while in the Quad-Cities this week to learn about better communication between farmers from around the world.” – Lien

Found: Genetic markers against deadly cassava viruses – SciDev.Net – By Esther Nakkazi (Sept 18)?

Two diseases that affect cassava could cause up to 70-100 per cent yield losses” – Lien

Asking the farmers what they need – Alliance Cornell pour la science – By Sarah Evanega (Sept 19)

?Everybody likes to talk about what farmers need.? But nobody asks the farmers.? – Lien

‘If anybody thinks that agriculture is going to be the same in 20 ou 30 years they?ve got their head in the sand’ – Navigateur de flux -?By Aerin Einstein-Curtis (Sept 26)

New technology, precision nutrition, big data and nutrigenomics may be among tools that feed manufactures and animal producers will need to consider as production evolves to meet increasing demands…” – Lien

Water in the West and Our FutureArizona Agriculture (AZ Farm Bureau) – By Julie Murphree (Sept 26)

Ted Sheely is a lettuce, coton, tomates, oignons, blé, raisins de vin, garlic and pistachio farmer in California?s San Joaquin Valley and is a board member of?Réseau mondial Fermier…?I knew Sheely would have some interesting insights for us and certainly give us an update on where California is with their water issues.” – Lien

Genetically modified wheat used to make coeliac-friendly bread – Nouveau scientifique – By Michael Le Page (Sept 26)

People forced to avoid?gluten?could soon have their bread (and cake) and eat it.” – Lien



Who is Carey Gillam? – Le producteur occidental (Canada) – By Robert Arnason (Sept 21)

“?She is currently a paid employee of an activist group that is funded by organic marketing interests that oppose modern agricultural tools, including glyphosate-based herbicides?… Gillam left Reuters in 2015 and became research director with U.S. Right to Know…”” – Lien

Éditorial: The county’s ag study dilemmaDaily Camera, Boulder, Colorado (Sept 16)

We have nothing against organic farming, but we believe if you want to conduct an unbiased study of sustainable agriculture in Boulder County’s semi-arid climate, you do not predetermine the outcome by recruiting an organization with a political agenda.” – Lien

Will customers purchase genetically modified salmon? Canadians didSupermarket NewsBy Dan Orlando (Sept 25)

Labeling must still be sorted out before arrival on domestic shelves” – Lien

Unfair GM laws a ?catastrophefor Australian agriculture – Ferme en ligne (Australie) – Par Colin Bettles (Sept 25)

“?It will go down as the decades of rural decline which accelerated due to an era of ?political correctness? where government employees or government did not provide the appropriate governance or scientific push-back…” – Lien

The Grocery Industry Confronts a New Problem: Seulement 10% of Americans Love CookingHarvard Business ReviewBy Eddie Yoon (Sept 22) – Lien

en relation – ?Cereal Wars: The Bitter Feud Between the Kellogg Brothers (Connaissance @ Wharton, Sept 26)

Govt mulls body to promote agricultural biotechnologyThe International News (Pakistan) (Sept 26) – Lien

Syngenta Said to Pay More Than $1.4 Billion in Corn AccordAgWeb/Bloomberg (Sept 26) – Lien

Flawed findings: Conspiracy theories masked as academic analysis – Food Navigator Asie -?By Katherine Rich (Sept 26)

In an era when consumers are sceptical ofde fausses nouvelles“, a further concern is brewing.” – Lien

Oregon Court of Appeals affirms ruling overturning GMO ban – Presse Capital – By Mateusz Perkowski (Sept 26)

A ruling that invalidated a GMO ban in Oregon?s Josephine County has been affirmed on appeal.” – Lien