एजी जैव प्रौद्योगिकी से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, व्यापार ? और शायद कृषि से जुड़ी कुछ अन्य दिलचस्प चीजें ? सप्ताह भर इस पृष्ठ पर पोस्ट किया जाएगा (as the week progresses newly added items will be in?हरा वर्गों के तल पर). ?Be sure to check in regularly!

Trump picks Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretaryWashington PostBy Chris Mooney and John Wagner (जनवरी 19)

संपर्क:?https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-picks-sonny-perdue-for-agriculture-secretary/2017/01/18/a26abbc0-ddec-11e6-ad42-f3375f271c9c_story.html?utm_term=.d39335cb739d

व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

The Roots of Trump’s Trade Rage – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य – By Edward Alden (जनवरी 16)

The Davos set ignored the warning signs for years. अभी, global elites are rightly worried about what comes next.

संपर्क:?http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/01/the-roots-of-trumps-trade-rage-214639

Germany says in interests of EU and U.S. to pursue TTIP talks – रायटर (जनवरी 16)

संपर्क:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-trade-idUSKBN1501D8

PM welcomes Trump’s ‘quicktrade deal promiseSky News (जनवरी 16)

Downing Street welcomes the President-elect’s commitment toget it done quickly and done properlyafter Brexit.

संपर्क:?http://news.sky.com/story/donald-trump-dodges-trade-question-in-michael-gove-interview-10730633

WTO sets deadline to resolve Russia?s EU pork ban?- GlobalMeatNews – ऑस्कर रूसो द्वारा?(जनवरी 12)

A final decision on Russia?s toxic and long-running trade ban on EU pork exports is set to be published within the next six weeks, according to the World Trade Organization (विश्व व्यापार संगठन).”

US dairy calls on Trump to fix Canada?रों ?protectionist? trade policies?- Dairy ReporterBy Mary Ellen Shoup?(जनवरी 12)

In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, US dairy groups said that Canada?रों ?protectionist? trade policies are intentionally designed to block imports from the US and are in direct violation of commitment made under the North American Free Trade Act (नाफ्टा) and the World Trade Organization.

Trans Pacific Partnership on trade almost defunct, but Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership may take its placeABC (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Babs McHugh (जनवरी 15)

संपर्क:?http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-16/will-tpp-be-replaced-by-china-led-rcep/8180514

चीन?s Xi Jinping Seizes Role as Leader on Globalization – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Te-Ping Chen and Lingling Wei (जनवरी 17)

?No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war,? Chinese president says

संपर्क:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-xi-jinping-defends-globalization-1484654899

ASEAN in 2017: Can the Region Sidestep Trump?s Trade Threats? – [email protected], Univ. of Pennsylvania (जनवरी 17)

संपर्क:?http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/asean-2017-can-region-sidestep-trumps-trade-threats/

Industry welcomes US decision to lift embargo on French beef?- GlobalMeatNewsBy Liz Newark (जनवरी 17)

The United States authorities have lifted an embargo on French beef imports after 19 वर्षों, the French Agriculture Ministry has said, and European meat producers are delighted.

Trump eyes role of negotiator in chief – पहाड – By Vicki Needham (जनवरी 16)

संपर्क:?http://thehill.com/policy/finance/314305-trump-eyes-role-of-negotiator-in-chief

एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन, संबंधित मुद्दों:

Farmers happy with first GMO corn crops, but concerns remainVietMaz (वियतनाम) (जनवरी 15)
“…a farmer who owns three hectares of arable land in Dong Nai, said GM corn fetched him 1.5 times more profit.
?So I will buy more seeds and plant them in half my land,? he told VnExpress.

संपर्क:?https://www.vietmaz.com/2017/01/farmers-happy-with-first-gmo-corn-crops-but-concerns-remain/

Spray-On RNA Protects Plants from Viruses for WeeksMIT Technology ReviewBy Jamie Condliffe (जनवरी 9)

The technique could be faster and more versatile than developing genetically modified crops from scratch.

संपर्क:?https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603330/spray-on-rna-protects-plants-from-viruses-for-weeks/

Florida?s citrus production continues to plummet – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस (जनवरी 12)
USDA predicted Jan. 12 Florida will produce 71 million boxes of oranges for the 2016-2017 season, which is down more than 12 percent from the 81.5 million boxes harvested last season.
Citrus Growers Optimistic About Genetically Engineered TreesWFSUBy Kate Payne (जनवरी 11)
कोई-टू ?massively? efficient – ज़मीन (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Stephen Burns (जनवरी 18)

संपर्क:?http://www.theland.com.au/story/4408047/no-till-is-massively-efficient/?src=rss

Genetic engineering improves crops, helps the environmentColumbus DispatchCommentary by Emily Buck (जनवरी 12)

My family farm grows about 1,000 मक्के और सोयाबीन की एकड़ जमीन, and we?ve been no till for 20 वर्षों, thanks in large part to this crop technology…”

संपर्क:?http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2017/01/12/column-genetic-engineering-improves-crops-helps-the-environment.html

भारत?s first GM food crop held up by lawsuitNatureBy Sanjay Kumar (जनवरी 18)

‘Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.

संपर्क:?http://www.nature.com/news/india-s-first-gm-food-crop-held-up-by-lawsuit-1.21303

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

तुस्र्प, Russia and the Challenge of U.S. Ag TradeDTN/Progressive FarmerBy Chris Clayton

संपर्क:?https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/perspectives/blogs/ag-policy-blog/blog-post/2017/01/16/trump-russia-challenge-u-s-ag-trade

GM crops: WA Labor backflips on policy, will permit them to be grownABC News (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Jacob Kagi (जनवरी 13)

Labor has scrapped long-held plans to attempt to prevent the growth of genetically modified crops in Western Australia, admitting it is too late to stop their use.

संपर्क:?http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/wa-labor-backflips-on-gm-crop-policy/8181358

Growers applaud WA Labor?s new GM shift – ज़मीन (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – कॉलिन Bettles तक (जनवरी 13)

?GM crops are now a part of the mix for the crops that we grow in WA and they co-exist successfully.

संपर्क:?http://www.theland.com.au/story/4403639/growers-applaud-wa-labors-new-gm-shift/?src=rss

Japanese officials considering imposing stricter GM labelling laws?- फूड नेविगेटर एशिया – By Gary Scattergood (जनवरी 12)

Reports from Japan suggest officials are weighing up imposing stricter rules for the mandatory labelling of food items containing genetically modified foods.

Brazil to boost new crop financing by about 20 प्रतिशत: Temer – रायटर – By Lisandra Paraguassu and Anthony Boadle (जनवरी 16)

संपर्क:?http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-temer-agriculture-idUSKBN1502EB

Designed in Davos, Tested in ZimbabweBloomberg BusinessweekBy Alan Bjerga (जनवरी 12)
Insurers are banding together to pioneer crop insurance in Africa.
Food and More: Expanding the Movement for the Trump EraCivil EatsBy Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Olivier de Schutter and Ricardo Salvador (जनवरी 16)

It’s time to apply the energy of the food movement to preserving our democracy.

संपर्क:?http://civileats.com/2017/01/16/food-and-more-expanding-the-movement-for-the-trump-era/

**ध्यान दें – in case you had any questions whether ‘food activismis politically motivated, tinged, and co-opted, see the Civil Eats article above.

Americans question ‘healthy diet’ – Food Business News (जनवरी 17)

“?Arguments indicating genetically modified foods as a means of combating global hunger are failing to sway consumers as anti-G.M. campaigns have highlighted the risk of genetic modification on surrounding crops and attempted to capitalize on a general fear of ?frankenfood.??

संपर्क:?http://www.foodbusinessnews.net/articles/news_home/Consumer_Trends/2017/01/Americans_question_healthy_die.aspx?ID=%7B77931E99-5178-4050-957F-C0F9C0091E87%7D&cck=1

China Goes Food Shopping?to Russia – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Amie Ferris-Rotman (जनवरी 17)

“?Everything that can be consumed by a human being in China is something they?re interested in,? Russian official says

संपर्क:?http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-goes-food-shoppingto-russia-1484649046