एजी तकनीक से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, व्यापार- और शायद कुछ अन्य दिलचस्प आइटम वहाँ से बाहर करने के लिए कृषि-संबंधी सप्ताह भर में इस पेज पर पोस्ट किया जाएगा (सप्ताह के रूप में प्रगति नवीनतम आइटम हो जाएगा ग्रीन वर्गों के निचले भाग में). वापस आते हैं और इस सप्ताह के दौरान पृष्ठ की जाँच करने के लिए सुनिश्चित हो.

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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 cows – वॉशिंगटन पोस्ट, Wonkblog – केटलीन डेवी ने (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.” – लिंक

 

और, 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: “Food Evolution” – Huffington पोस्ट – केविन Folta द्वारा (जून 13)

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

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains GMOs in clip from documentary ‘Food Evolution

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व्यापार, व्यापार से संबंधित, बुनियादी सुविधाओं:

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” – लिंक (subscription required)

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

 

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.” – लिंक

After AGOA: SA must prepare for two-way free trade agreements with USDaily Maverick (एस. 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.” – लिंक

Trump’s Cuba rollback announcement draws chorus of criticism – डेल्टा खेत प्रेस – फॉरेस्ट कानूनों द्वारा (जून 17)
“फ़ार्म, congressional, conservative groups unite in challenging Trump’s new rollback of last administration’s Cuba overtures.” – लिंक
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 वर्ष, हालांकि 2018 is harder to predict, according to former Vice Commerce Minister Wei Jianguo.” – लिंक

US in trade talks with Asian nations to replace TPP, commerce secretary says – दक्षिण चीन मॉर्निंग पोस्ट – By 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” – लिंक

LIGHTHIZER WARNING: BUY GMOS OR EXPECT A FIGHT – सफल खेती – By 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…” – लिंक

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

 

एजी, एजी टेक, उत्पादन, संरक्षण, से संबंधित मुद्दों:

 

Glyphosate ban ‘could cost UK farmers almost £1bn a year’ – खेती ब्रिटेन (जून 13)

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

Japan starts growing genome-edited rice plants outdoors in national first – Mainichi (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.” – लिंक

Australian farmer’s weed-destroying invention draws world interest – एबीसी न्यूज (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.” – लिंक

India to ease cattle slaughter ban after backlash over threat to exports, livelihoods – एबीसी न्यूज (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.” – लिंक

Invest in new technology, not bigger farms, to reap ag profits – भूमि (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – द्वारा एंड्रयू मार्शल (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.” – लिंक

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

 

नीति, विनियामक, सक्रियतावाद, अन्य:

Glyphosate लड़ाई – कैंसर एजेंसी glyphosate सबूत पर अंधेरे में छोड़ दिया – रायटर – केट Kelland द्वारा (जून 14)

“विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन के कैंसर एजेंसी का कहना है एक आम weedkiller है “शायद कासीनजन।” ताजा डाटा का कोई कैंसर लिंक दिखा रहा है कि समीक्षा अग्रणी वैज्ञानिक जानता था – 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.”” – लिंक

WHO’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. दरअसल, as one leading scientist said, they got this “totally wrong” and pointed to the clearly biased selection of studies IARC reviewed…” – लिंक

Spies In The Field: As Farming Goes High-Tech, Espionage Threat Grows – NPR, 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.” – लिंक

डो, DuPont merger wins antitrust approval with conditions – सीएनबीसी / रायटर (जून 15) – लिंक
An Obama food-science policy worth keeping – शिकागो ट्रिब्यून – हांक कैंपबेल द्वारा (जून 11)

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

Judge orders Arla Foods to halt ‘Live unprocessed’ campaign: ‘Ads create false impression that rbST is something foreign and dangerous’ – खाद्य नेविगेटर संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका – ऐलेन वाटसन द्वारा (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).” – लिंक

PETA and HSUS End the Week In Crosshairs – Drovers – द्वारा सारा ब्राउन (जून 16)

Livestock producers often find themselves the target for Humane Society of the United States (HSUS के) 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.” – लिंक

फ़ार्म, biotech groups tell USDA: Start over on regulatory reform – कृषि-पल्स – फिलिप Brasher द्वारा (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.” – लिंक