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 come back and check the page during the week.




Oh my. ?It does beg the question how the question was asked in the survey though:

The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cowsWashington Post, WonkblogBy Caitlin Dewey (जून 15)

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cowsthat works out to 16.4 million misinformed, milk-drinking people. The equivalent of the population of Pennsylvania (and then some!)… the most surprising thing about this figure may actually be that it isn?t higher.” – संपर्क


तथा, then looking at the need for further public eduction on food and agriculture, the movie खाद्य विकास narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson makes its debut this week:

MOVIE REVIEW: ?खाद्य विकास? – Huffington PostBy Kevin Folta (जून 13)

A film about an enabling food technology, the scientists that support it, and the movement sworn to stop it.” – संपर्क



व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

Wilbur Ross?s Cool Explanation of Trump?s Heated Trade Talk – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Gerald F. Seib (जून 19)

Commerce secretary tries to put the administration?s combative stance in context” – संपर्क (subscription required)

British trade minister Fox travels to U.S in pursuit of free trade deal – रायटर (जून 18) – संपर्क


China opens door to imports of two GMO cropsMarketWatch/WSJ (जून 14)

The decision announced Wednesday affects genetically engineered corn and soybean varieties developed by Dow Chemical Co. and Monsanto Co. It comes after Beijing agreed to speed reviews of biotechnology applications as part of a trade deal with the Trump administration last month.” – संपर्क

After AGOA: SA must prepare for two-way free trade agreements with USDaily Maverick (S. अफ्रीका) – By Peter Fabricius (जून 18)

The Trump Administration has signalled its impatience to replace the AGOA preferential trade deal with Africa with normal two-way free trade agreements.” – संपर्क

तुस्र्प?s Cuba rollback announcement draws chorus of criticismDelta Farm PressBy Forrest Laws (जून 17)
“खेत, congressional, conservative groups unite in challenging Trump’s new rollback of last administration’s Cuba overtures.” – संपर्क
China Think Tank Says Trade Detente With U.S. May Not Endure – ब्लूमबर्ग (जून 19)

China isn?t likely to have a trade war with the U.S. इस साल, हालांकि 2018 is harder to predict, according to former Vice Commerce Minister Wei Jianguo.” – संपर्क

US in trade talks with Asian nations to replace TPP, commerce secretary saysSouth China Morning PostBy Robert Delaney (जून 20)

The new trade discussions target multiple countries in Asia, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters at the 2017 SelectUSA investment summit” – संपर्क

LIGHTHIZER WARNING: BUY GMOS OR EXPECT A FIGHTSuccessful FarmingBy Chuck Abbott (जून 16)

The Trump administration will attack overseas regulations that restrict the export of GMO crops and other products resulting?from American technological innovation…” – संपर्क

After years of talks, जापान, EU near ‘broad agreementon free trade pact – रायटर (जून 21) – संपर्क


एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन, सुरक्षा, संबंधित मुद्दों:


Glyphosate ban ‘could cost UK farmers almost ?1bn a year’ – Farming UK (जून 13)

“…negatively impact UK GDP and agriculture, at a time of real uncertainty for British farmers.संपर्क

Japan starts growing genome-edited rice plants outdoors in national first – मैनिची (जापान) (जून 3)

The process is part of a national strategy to further develop agriculture and expand exports. The final target is a 50 percent increase in the yield of crops.” – संपर्क

Australian farmer’s weed-destroying invention draws world interestABC News (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Prue Adams (जून 19)

Extensive research through the University of Western Australia has shown the machine kills 95 per cent of the weed seeds collected in the chaff.” – संपर्क

India to ease cattle slaughter ban after backlash over threat to exports, livelihoodsABC News (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By James Bennett (जून 16)

The Government now concedes it did not anticipate the impact of the ban, which has been condemned as religiously-motivated and an unconstitutional attack on freedom of religion.” – संपर्क

Invest in new technology, not bigger farms, to reap ag profits – ज़मीन (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – एंड्रयू मार्शल द्वारा (जून 20)

To be profitable today producers probably still need to get bigger, but real gains come with investing seriously in agricultural technology?says the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group.” – संपर्क

East Africa: Why Did Tanzanian Farmers Demand Growing GM Crops? – allAfrica / The Monitor (युगांडा) – By Michael J. Ssali (जून 18) – संपर्क


नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

ग्लाइफोसेट लड़ाई – कैंसर एजेंसी ने ग्लाइफोसेट सबूतों को अंधेरे में छोड़ दिया – रायटर – केट केलैंड द्वारा (जून 14)

“विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन की कैंसर एजेंसी का कहना है कि एक सामान्य वीडकिलर है “शायद कार्सिनोजेनिक।” उस समीक्षा की अगुवाई करने वाले वैज्ञानिक ताज़ा आंकड़ों के बारे में जानते थे जो कैंसर के लिंक को नहीं दिखाते थे – but he never mentioned it and the agency did not take it into account…. The IARC review ?ignored multiple years of additional data from the largest and most comprehensive study on farmer exposure to pesticides and cancer.?” – संपर्क

कौन?s IARC under fire for ignoring exculpatory data on glyphosate: Should it be reformed or abolished? -?आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना – द्वारा??

“…scientists who examined the IARC monograph itself found themselves taken aback, even shocked, at the way in which some of the findings had been presented. Indeed, as one leading scientist said, they got this ?totally wrong? and pointed to the clearly biased selection of studies IARC reviewed…” – संपर्क

Spies In The Field: As Farming Goes High-Tech, Espionage Threat Grows – एनपीआर, नमक – By Bryan Thompson (जून 8)

Intellectual property is often hard to protect, no matter what form it takes: films, books, consumer products. The technology used in our food system, तथापि, presents a unique challenge.” – संपर्क

डॉव, DuPont merger wins antitrust approval with conditionsCNBC / रायटर (जून 15) – संपर्क
An Obama food-science policy worth keepingChicago TribuneBy Hank Campbell (जून 11)

That beneficial policy relates to modernizing how genetic alteration of organisms is approved.” – संपर्क

Judge orders Arla Foods to halt ?Live unprocessed? अभियान: ?Ads create false impression that rbST is something foreign and dangerous? – खाद्य नेविगेटर अमरीका – By Elaine Watson (जून 15)

Arla Foods has been ordered to halt its new $30m ?Live Unprocessed? ad campaign ? which makes a virtue of using milk from cows that have not been fed the growth hormone rBSTin the wake of legal action* filed by rbST maker Eli Lilly (Elanco).” – संपर्क

PETA and HSUS End the Week In CrosshairsDroversBy Sara Brown (जून 16)

Livestock producers often find themselves the target for Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), but this week marked two instances where these organizations were the ones in the crosshairs instead.” – संपर्क

खेत, biotech groups tell USDA: Start over on regulatory reformAgri-PulseBy Philip Brasher (जून 21)

A plan that the Obama administration developed to reform USDA?s biotechnology regulatory process could wind up stifling innovation instead of making it easier?to get low-risk products to market, the plan?s intended goal, according to farmers, agribusiness groups and the biotech industry.” – संपर्क