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एजी टेक, BIOTECH, SUSTAINABILITY:

Why Industrial Farms Are Good for the Environment – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Jayson Lusk (घराना 23)

There is much to like about small, local farms and their influence on what we eat. But if we are to sustainably deal with problems presented by population growth and climate change, we need to look to the farmers who grow a majority of the country?s food and fiber.

संपर्क:?http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/25/opinion/sunday/why-industrial-farms-are-good-for-the-environment.html?_r=0

Opposed to GMOs? Are Monsanto’s New CRISPR Crops Any Better? – Digital TrendsBy Lulu Change (घराना 24)

संपर्क:?http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/monsanto-licenses-crispsr/

At last, evidence that African agriculture is powering economic transformationThe ConversationBy Thomas Jayne (घराना 25)

African agriculture has shown remarkable improvement compared to its precarious state 15 years ago.?तथापि, progress is uneven across the region.

संपर्क:?https://theconversation.com/at-last-evidence-that-african-agriculture-is-powering-economic-transformation-65656

Adelaide researchers make breakthrough in developing salt tolerant plantsABC (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Brittany Evins (घराना 26)

संपर्क:?http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-26/salt-tolerant-plants-breakthrough/7877654

Florida farmers ?test drive? water-saving technology, see benefits – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस – द्वारा?Samantha Grenrock, University of Florida (घराना 23)

संपर्क:?http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/florida-farmers-test-drive-water-saving-technology-see-benefits

Environmental impacts of GE cropsBiology FortifiedBy Anastasia Bodnar (घराना 26)

संपर्क:?https://www.biofortified.org/2016/09/env-impacts-gmo/

GMO Animals Could Scramble Environmental Politics, Industry SaysBloomberg BNABy David Schultz (घराना 22)

संपर्क:?http://www.bna.com/gmo-animals-scramble-n57982077462/

Food security: GM crops to the resuceThe Sun (नाइजीरिया) – By Steve Agbota (घराना 26)

संपर्क:?http://sunnewsonline.com/food-security-gm-crops-to-the-rescue/

Sustainable mechanization has much to offer in sub-Saharan Africa – एफएओ (घराना 29)

Access to farm machinery is key for agricultural productivity and rural livelihoods

संपर्क:?http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/436847/icode/

Ratification of the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and AgricultureThe Chicago Council on Global AffairsGuest Commentary by Stephen Smith (घराना 29)

संपर्क:?https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/ratification-international-treaty-plant-genetic-resources-food-agriculture

व्यापार, TRADE ISSUES:

Unpopular free trade is better than popular protectionismThe Baltimore SunBy Sharon Xiaohui Wu (घराना 23)

The world used to look at America with sheer admiration for its openness and creativity.

संपर्क:?http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-free-trade-20160925-story.html

As CETA rises, TTIP fallsDeutsch Welle (घराना 23)

At a meeting of EU trade ministers, Austria and France pushed for an end to the current round of TTIP free trade negotiations between the US and the EU. This as a similar deal with Canada took a step closer to approval.

संपर्क:?http://www.dw.com/en/as-ceta-rises-ttip-falls/a-19569802

EU-US trade pact under a cloud, Europe mulls change of tackThe Seattle TimesBy Lorne Cook, AP (घराना 23)

संपर्क:?http://www.seattletimes.com/business/eu-mulls-change-of-tack-on-us-trade-pact/

Russia challenges WTO pork ban verdict?- GlobalMeatNews.com -?By Oscar Rousseau (घराना 26)

The Russian government has launched an appeal against the World Trade Organization?रों (विश्व व्यापार संगठन) ruling that the Kremlin?s ban on EU pork products is illegal.

Trade in 2016 to grow at slowest pace since the financial crisis – विश्व व्यापार संगठन, press release (घराना 27)

World trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016, expanding by just 1.7%, well below the April forecast of 2.8%, according to the latest WTO estimates. The forecast for 2017 has also been revised, with trade now expected to grow between 1.8% तथा 3.1%, वँहा से नीचे 3.6% previously. With expected global GDP growth of 2.2% में 2016, this year would mark the slowest pace of trade and output growth since the financial crisis of 2009.

संपर्क:?https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/pres16_e/pr779_e.htm

Clinton?रों, Trump?s opposition to trade pact dims growth prospectsSan Francisco ChronicleBy Thomas Lee (घराना 26)

संपर्क:?http://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Clinton-s-Trump-s-opposition-to-trade-pact-9283943.php

Canada works to counter protectionist mood of U.S. अभियान – रायटर (घराना 26)

संपर्क:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-canada-idUSKCN11W0BC?il=0

How passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be good for AmericaThe Washington Post – द्वारा?Ursula M. Burns and Arne M. Sorenson (घराना 27)

संपर्क:?https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-passing-the-trans-pacific-partnership-will-be-good-for-america/2016/09/27/5fcd31b4-8386-11e6-a3ef-f35afb41797f_story.html?utm_term=.bf951b737383

This little bean could lead to big third-quarter GDPMarketWatchBy Jeffry Bartash (घराना 29)

Soybean surge could boost U.S. growth to as much as 4%

संपर्क:?http://www.marketwatch.com/story/this-little-bean-could-lead-to-big-third-quarter-gdp-2016-09-29

LABELING, नीति, नियामक, ETC:

?Non-GMO? milk label angers some farmersSan Francisco Chronicle -?By Tara Duggan (घराना 22)

“…the designation could end up meaning little when it comes to their health, and that of the environment.

संपर्क:?http://www.sfchronicle.com/food/article/Non-GMO-milk-label-angers-some-farmers-9240037.php

New law means new label flexibility for organic producersFarm Progress (घराना 26)

Non-GMO label claims must be carefully worded so they do not confuse or mislead consumers

संपर्क:?http://farmprogress.com/story-new-law-means-new-label-flexibility-organic-producers-25-147010-nl_2_nlr_12

Nobel Laureate: EU politicians ignore ?politically unwelcome? GMO scienceEurActivBy Sarantis Michalopoulos (घराना 26)

Since there is now no reason to think anyone would be sorry when the technology has proven to be at least as safe, if not safer, than traditional plant breeding this argument is meaningless.

संपर्क:?https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/interview/nobelist-eu-politicians-ignore-politically-unwelcome-science/

PD Editorial: No on Measure M: The science just doesn?t warrant itThe Press Democrat (Sonoma County, Calif) – (घराना 27)

संपर्क:?http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6122291-181/pd-editorial-no-on-measure

USDA approves Arctic Fuji for deregulationThe Packer -?द्वारा Tom Karst?(

संपर्क:?http://www.thepacker.com/news/usda-approves-arctic-fuji-deregulation

Hershey Offical Confident in SmartLable TechnologyBrownfieldBy Ken Anderson (घराना 27)

संपर्क:?https://brownfieldagnews.com/news/hershey-official-confident-in-smartlabel-technology/