एजी तकनीक से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, व्यापार ? और शायद कृषि से जुड़ी कुछ अन्य दिलचस्प चीजें ? सप्ताह भर इस पृष्ठ पर पोस्ट किया जाएगा (जैसे-जैसे सप्ताह आगे बढ़ेगा नए आइटम अंदर होंगे?हरा वर्गों के तल पर). ?Be sure to check in regularly.

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Seems rather appropriate to put this article up top to see. ?This is what it’s all about….

Finding the next generation of Norman Borlaugs to help feed the world – डेस मोइनेस रजिस्टर – By Daniel P. Finney (Mar 11)

“[पी]eople with different talents and skills can help feed the world…” – संपर्क

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So why havescience superheroNeil deGrasse Tyson in the main photo for this page? ?कुंआ, because he’s the narrator for “खाद्य विकास” which is one of the film selections being screened March 14-26 during the Environmental Film Festival in Washington, डीसी.

See the story on that, and other items of interest below

व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

China to attend Trans-Pacific Partnership meetingUPIBy Elizabeth Shim (Mar 13)
“चीन, though not a member state of the original Trans-Pacific Partnership signed by 12 देशों, has agreed to send a delegation to attend ministerial-level meetings in Chile..” – संपर्क
तुस्र्प?s trade agenda faces challenge in winning over RepublicansMarketWatchBy William Mauldin & Jacob M. Schesinger from The Wall Street Journal (Mar 13)

Republican lawmakers are showing increasing resistance to President Donald Trump?s trade agenda, worried that his plans could hurt exports from their states and undermine longstanding U.S. alliances.” – संपर्क

Trump’s attack dog on trade – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य, The AgendaBy Megan Cassella (Mar 11)

The California professor behind Trump?s anti-China policy is a mini-Trump himself.” – संपर्क

Ross says trade deal with Japan a ?very high priority? for Trump administrationThe Japan Times / क्योदो (Mar 11)

The comment was taken as suggesting that the United States may propose talks for a bilateral FTA during a high-level economic dialogue the two governments are planning to start in April.” – संपर्क

यू.एस. HOPES TO START NAFTA RENEGOTIATION TALKS SOON, SAYS COMMERCE SEC. ROSS – न्यूजवीक / रायटर (Mar 10)

Ross told reporters thatsometime in the next couple of weekshe hopes to send a letter notifying Congress that the Trump administration intends to launch NAFTA negotiations in 90 days.” – संपर्क

How U.S. Farms Win and Lose When Competitors Rise – ब्लूमबर्ग -?By Alan Bjerga, Blacki Migliozzi and Cindy Hoffman (Mar 13)

“बहुत सालौ के लिए, यू.एस. dominance as the top agricultural exporter has been slipping even as rising sales have allowed producers to prosper. Simply put, other countries have been able to catch up as they develop more farmland and improve their own trade prospects.” – संपर्क

Trump Boosts South America Trade Talks, Brazil Minister Says – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Raymond Colitt and Bruce Douglas (Mar 10)

The Mercosur customs union plans to launch trade talks with Canada, भारत, and maybe South Korea and Japan in the next 18 महीने, while cutting its own red tape using morepragmatism and less ideology…” – संपर्क

UK looks to supercharge EU trade deals post-BrexitThe Telegraph (यूके) – By Tim Wallace (Mar 12)

“[टी]hey [यूके] are now looking at making this an interim position with the aim of making an even freer deal later, because the existing [अमेरिका] deals include chunks of protectionism added in by other EU governments in the negotiation stages previously.” – संपर्क

Vietnam Looks for Trade Deal with USVOA (Mar 14)

Some observers say Prime Minister Nguyen has a good chance to reach a trade deal with the U.S.” – संपर्क

World prepares to move on without U.S. on trade – राजनीतिक चालबाज़ी करनेवाला मनुष्य, The AgendaBy Adam Behsudi (Mar 14)

Competitors say they have no choice but to take the money U.S. businesses would have earned otherwise.” – संपर्क

एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन, संबंधित मुद्दों:

Organic is a single part of a sustainable food system, and only works in certain contexts: study?- फूड नेविगेटर – By Louis Gore-Langton (Mar 13)

Organic may be less sustainable and less beneficial to consumer health than previously thought, according to new research.” – संपर्क

GM BWX-resistant bananas start their journey to the farmer – विज्ञान के लिए कॉर्नेल एलायंस – By Patricia Nanteza (Mar 6)

This?planting of this multi-location trial?is as historic as it is important in the journey to take?GM bananas to farmers in Uganda,?and later throughout?the region. For a GM crop to reach the farmers/consumers, it has to go through phases.” – संपर्क

Creole maize reveals adaptation secrets – SciDevNet – By Lucina Melesio (Mar 10)

Results will help breeders to obtain varieties better adapted to local conditions” – संपर्क

Avian influenza global spread raises concern for next human pandemic and poultry production – एबीसी ग्रामीण (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Sarina Locke (Mar 13)

Forty new countries have reported avian influenza since November 2016, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE.” – संपर्क

‘Tactical sciencenew strategy for U.S. food safetySouthwest Farm PressBy Logan Hawkes (Mar 9)

America?s food supplyis under continuous threat from numerous foreign, emerging, and endemic pests, रोगों, and toxic elements, such as contaminants…” – संपर्क

Maize engineered to silence deadly toxins in poisonous mouldNew ScientistBy Chelsea Whyte (Mar 10)

This GM corn can police the Aspergillus fungus on its own cobs and stop it producing poisonous aflatoxin that causes liver disease and cancer.” – संपर्क

Florida?s citrus production slides to historic low – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस – By Brad Haire (Mar 9)
Florida citrus growers continue to lose ground in their decade-long fight against citrus greening disease, falling to a record low production this season.” – संपर्क
Say Hello to Finger-Lickin? Lab-Grown ChickenMIT Technology ReviewBy Jamie Condliffe (Mar 15)

The first animal-free chicken strips are here?but they?ll cost you $9,000 per pound.” – संपर्क

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

यू.एस. approves 3 more types of Simplot GMO potatoes for sale this yearThe Idaho StatesmanBy Keith Ridler, Associated Press (Mar 13)
They are safe for the environment and safe to eat, officials announced.” – संपर्क
The battle over genetically modified food makes it to filmThe Washington PostBy Vicki Hallett (Mar 11)
The rising tension between ?anti-GMO crusaders and researchers striving to improve crops is the focus of ?खाद्य विकास,? a documentary narrated by science superhero Neil deGrasse Tyson.” – संपर्क
MediumNatural Assumptions???My failed attempt to defend Organic?खेती- By Iida Ruishalme (फ़रवरी 23)

Having to change a deep-seated world view can be exhausting and painful. I am thankful for this experience and see it as a reminder to stay respectful of others, no matter what beliefs they may hold.” – संपर्क

ABC News to Face South Dakota Jury Over ?Pink Slime? Story – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Peg Brickley (Mar 14)

Judge Gering, in rejecting ABC?s bid to have the case dismissed, said a jury could find the network was pursuing ?a negative spin? on the story before conducting any research and that Mr. Avilla had an anti-meat-industry agenda.” – संपर्क

The land of plenty we take for grantedDelta Farm PressBy Hembree Brandon (Mar 13)
The abundance of packaged, processed, pre-cooked, foods in just one supermarket is incredible, and we take it all for granted.” – संपर्क
Key Element of Monsanto Weed Killer Not a Carcinogen, European Agency Says – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स – By Danny Hakim (Mar 15)

?Glyphosate should not be classified as a carcinogen, that is, as a substance causing cancer,? Tim Bowmer, chairman of the committee for risk assessment at the European Chemicals Agency, said at a news briefing. ?This conclusion was based both on the human evidence and the weight of the evidence of all of the animal studies reviewed.? – संपर्क

See alsorelated to some claims made by the NYT author a rebuttal in?ग्लाइफोसेट: NYT’s Danny Hakim Is Lying To You

Glyphosate found ?not carcinogenic?: Key European safety agency joins consensus view on herbicide?s safety – आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – By Andrew Porterfield (Mar 16)

Why the controversy?…?Opponents of genetic modifications of crops often use?it as a symbol of the potential harm…” – संपर्क

Expanded WA Upper House crossbench problematic for future GM cropsFarmOnline (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – कॉलिन Bettles तक (Mar 13)

Labor’s comprehensive victory at the weekend?s WA election raises questions about the future status of plant biotechnology development in the large grain cropping and exporting state due to an expanded Upper House crossbench.” – संपर्क