एजी जैव प्रौद्योगिकी से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, 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 inहरा वर्गों के तल पर). Be sure to check in regularly!

**Breaking News as of Thursday 23 जून:

Roberts, Stabenow reach deal on GMO labelingAgri-PulseBy Philip Brasher (जून 23)

संपर्क:http://www.agri-pulse.com/Roberts-Stabenow-reach-deal-on-GMO-labeling-06232016.asp

Senate lawmakers reach deal on labeling foods with GMOsDes Moines RegisterBy Christopher Doering (जून 23)

संपर्क:http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/06/23/senate-lawmakers-reach-deal-labeling-foods-gmos/86291998/

व्यापार:

The EU tries to grab all the cheese – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य – By Clay Hough (जून 8)

Europe wants U.S. dairy companies to stop using generic names like parmesan and feta. They’re getting greedy.

संपर्क: http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2016/06/european-union-trade-cheese-geographical-indicators-000141#ixzz4BDFVDAET

मेक्सिको, Singapore leaders back TPP ratificationNew Strait Times / AFP (जून 11)

Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/06/151101/mexico-singapore-leaders-back-tpp-ratification

NZ hosts talks for RCEP trade deal which could ‘dwarfTPPAStuff (न्यूजीलैंड) – By John Anthony (जून 13)

संपर्क:http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/80998906/rcep-trade-deal-negotiations-underway-in-auckland

What would Brexit mean for farmers and the Common Agricultural Policy?The Telegraph (यूके) – By Emily Gosden, Marion Dakers (जून 13)

संपर्क:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/13/what-would-brexit-mean-for-farmers-and-the-common-agricultural-p/

Brazil and Argentina crop problems raise demand for US supplies – MercoPress (जून 14)

संपर्क:http://en.mercopress.com/2016/06/14/brazil-and-argentina-crop-problems-raise-demand-for-us-supplies

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise YouNPR, The SaltBy Jeremy Cherfas (जून 13)

संपर्क:http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/06/13/481586649/a-map-of-where-your-food-originated-may-surprise-you

US Trade Rep Froman Optimistic About TPP Chances – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल, CFO JournalBy Vipal Monga (जून 14)

संपर्क:http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2016/06/14/us-trade-rep-froman-optimistic-about-tpp-chances/

Business leaders want free-trade deal before presidential electionWashington TimesBy Dave Boyer (जून 15)

संपर्क:http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jun/15/business-leaders-want-free-trade-deal-presidential/

Frustration, concern over candidates anti-TPP stancesAgriNewsBy Jeannine Otto (जून 14)

संपर्क:http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/Livestock/PorkNews/Article/Frustration-concern-over-candidates-anti-TPP-stances/9/30/15330

TTIP talks bogged down in food standards debateEurActiv.comBy Belen Delgado (जून 15)

संपर्क:http://www.euractiv.com/section/trade-society/news/ttip-talks-bogged-down-in-food-standards-debate/

East Africa: NTBs On Reduction Plan to Promote EA TradeallAfrica/Tanzania Daily News (जून 17)

संपर्क:http://allafrica.com/stories/201606170104.html

LABELING, नियामक, नीति, अन्य, etc:

Federal appeals court to hear GMO bans WednesdayHawaii Tribune HeraldBy Nancy Cook Lauer, West Hawaii Today (जून 12)

Hawaii Countys failed ban on outdoor cultivation of genetically modified crops will be aired Wednesday in a federal court in Honolulu, one of three county cases being appealed after local laws were struck down.

संपर्क:http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/federal-appeals-court-hear-gmo-bans-wednesday

MI Senator Stabenows GMO Labeling Bill Could Serve as Potential Congressional CompromiseThe National Law ReviewBy Lauren Potocsky (जून 13)

संपर्क:http://www.natlawreview.com/article/mi-senator-stabenow-s-gmo-labeling-bill-could-serve-potential-congressional

Assaults on modern agricultureThe HillOp-ed by Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb) (जून 8)

Rejecting scientific advancements in agriculture may be in fashion, but this fad poses great dangers to the affordability and accessibility of food domestically and worldwide.

संपर्क:http://thehill.com/opinion/op-ed/282763-assaults-on-modern-agriculture

The Non-GMO Food Label Is A LieForbes.comBy Steven Savage (जून 11)

You may have noticed more and more food items being marketed as Non-GMO Certified. As Americans, we are familiar with food being sold for what it is not, so we dont think much about the fundamental absurdity of this new labeling.

संपर्क:http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevensavage/2016/06/11/the-non-gmo-food-label-is-a-lie/#74edd48233fa

Food companies appear resigned to GMO labelingMinneapolis Star TribuneBy Jim Spencer (जून 11)

Due to a new Vermont law, some food companies are already redoing packages.

संपर्क:http://www.startribune.com/food-companies-appear-resigned-to-gmo-labeling/382514551/

Coalition urges rejecting national organic checkoff – feedstuffs – By Jacqui Fatka (जून 9)

“[the]No Organic Checkoff Coalition, representing 755 signatories, समेत 25 organic farmer organizations and businesses, said OTA has largely misrepresented organic industry support.

संपर्क:http://feedstuffs.com/story-coalition-urges-rejecting-national-organic-checkoff-45-142431

Plowing Is Pollution, Dry Streams Are Navigable Water Says Federal District Judge In Duarte Plow A Field, Go To Jail LawsuitsWine Industry Insight (जून 13)

Plowing a field is pollution according to Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in an order issued June 10 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.The decision carries significant implications for agriculture of every sort.

संपर्क:http://wineindustryinsight.com/?p=71789

Regulation by litigation gaining favor among environmentalistsDelta Farm PressByForrest Laws(जून 13)

संपर्क:http://deltafarmpress.com/government/regulation-litigation-gaining-favor-among-environmentalists

*** Okay, so just how ambiguous can the World Health Organization’s agency, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), continue to be, about anything and everything. But given theheatthey’ve taken over continuously declaring everything under the sun (and including the sun) as a probably carcinogenic, it’s not surprising they tried to hedge themselves a bit on their recent analysis of coffee. But, the agency still absolutely confounds and confuses people

Can coffee cause cancer? Only if it’s very hot, says WHO agency – रायटर – By Kate Kelland (जून 15)

संपर्क:http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-who-coffee-idUSKCN0Z10X9

Senate lawmakers nearing a deal on GMO labelingDes Moines RegisterBy Christopher Doering (जून 16)

संपर्क:http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2016/06/16/senate-lawmakers-nearing-deal-gmo-labeling/85995508/

एजी टेक, BIOTECH:

The Weather-Predicting Tech Behind $62 Billion Monsanto Bid – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Adam Satariano and Alan Bjerga (जून 9)

Technology is boosting farmers productivityand triggering buyout bids like Bayers.

संपर्क:http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-09/big-data-technology-is-boosting-farmers-productivity

(NoteGFN member and 2014 Kleckner पुरस्कार प्राप्तकर्ता, Ian Pigott from the UK, is quoted)

Delicious mutant foods: Mutagenesis and the genetic modification controversy - Genetic Literacy ProjectBy

संपर्क:https://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/06/12/pasta-ruby-grapefruits-why-organic-devotees-love-foods-mutated-by-radiation-and-chemicals/

Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 वर्षों, why does it matter all of a sudden?Quartz / The ConversationBy James Borrell (जून 12)

संपर्क:http://qz.com/659766/farmers-have-modified-our-food-for-at-least-10000-years-why-does-it-matter-all-of-a-sudden/

Food crisis looms as diseases, insurgency, plague farmersNigeria TodayBy Steve Agbota (जून 13)

संपर्क:http://www.nigeriatoday.ng/2016/06/food-crisis-looms-as-diseases-insurgency-plague-farmers/

European Green Party Wants Africans To Remain In Peasant DestitutionForeverForbes.comBy Tm Worstall (जून 10)

संपर्क:http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/06/10/european-green-party-want-africans-to-remain-in-peasant-destitution-forever/#560627d37e99

Bring technologies to heal the worldThe Times of India (जून 10)

संपर्क:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Bring-technologies-to-heal-the-world/articleshow/52680161.cms

Thirty years of research supports cacao farmers, chocolate industryPenn State NewsByChuck Gill (जून 10)

By helping farmers increase sustainable production of high-quality cocoa, the research can improve growersaccess to the cocoa value chain, boosting incomes and standards of living in economically depressed regions…”

संपर्क:http://news.psu.edu/story/414345/2016/06/10/research/thirty-years-research-supports-cacao-farmers-chocolate-industry

Think organic food is better for you, animals, and the planet? Think againThe Telegraph (यूके) – byBjorn Lomborg (जून 12)

संपर्क:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/12/think-organic-food-is-better-for-you-animals-and-the-planet-thin/

Telling the crop production story, in great detailFarm ProgressBy Willie Vogt (जून 16)

Land O’Lakes and Winfield invest in a new Crop Adventure opening at the Fair Oaks exhibition site.

संपर्क:http://farmprogress.com/story-telling-crop-productiongreat-detail-8-142739-nl_2_nlr_12?

New plant engineering method to help mass production of malaria drugCrop Biotech Update, ISAAA (जून 15)

संपर्क:http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=14501

Role of Science and Technologies in AgricultureThe African Executive -By Akinwumi Adesina (जून 14)

संपर्क:http://africanexecutive.com/article.php?section_id=53&&%20article_id=9032

Scientists Hope to Cultivate an Immune System for CropsNew York TimesBy Carl Zimmer (जून 16)

संपर्क:http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/science/soil-microbiome-immune-system-pesticides.html?_r=0