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एजी तकनीक से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, व्यापार ? और शायद कृषि से संबंधित कुछ अन्य रोचक विषय ? 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.

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As the first total solar in years passed across a large swatch of the United States, so did round one of talks between Canada, Mexico and the US for revising NAFTA. ?If someone wanted to tell a bad joke, they could say the eclipse overshadowed the NAFTA talks. ?परंतु… it is probably likely that more people were tuned into watching the eclipse than are aware of the trade talks being revisted.

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व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

Nafta Nations Say Quick Deal on Table as Inaugural Talks End – ब्लूमबर्ग – एंड्रयू Mayeda तक (अगस्त 20)

Next round of talks scheduled for Sept. 1-5 in Mexico”- संपर्क

Special report: Bt corn opening potentials for corn export -?SunStar (फिलीपींस) – by Ian Ocampo Flora (अगस्त 19)

It is no secret that the genetically modified (जीएम) crop Bacillus thuringiensis (बीटी) corn has contributed a great deal to the country?s recent remarkable corn production.” – संपर्क

Argentina opens borders to US porkGlobalMeatNews -?By Aaron McDonald (अगस्त 18)

For the first time since 1992, Argentina will allow US pork to enter the market.” – संपर्क

South Korea lifts US poultry banGlobalMeatNews -?By Aidan Fortune (अगस्त 21)

The government of South Korea has lifted its ban on imports of US poultry and poultry products.” – संपर्क?

The Destructive Path of ProtectionismBloomberg ViewBy Ramesh Ponnuru (अगस्त 24)

Tariffs subsidize narrow interests. For Americans as a whole, the record is one of almost unrelieved failure.” – संपर्क

Beijing questions US trade probe but hints at concessionsNikkei Asian Review (अगस्त 25)

China says majority of trade surplus involves end products for foreign companies” – संपर्क

 

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

Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish? – एनपीआर, नमक – By Alastair Bland (अगस्त 15)

“… humansappetite for seafood is outpacing what fishermen can sustainably catch. But new research suggests there is space on the open ocean for farming essentially all the seafood humans can eat.” – संपर्क

Genome editing CRISPR technique takes center stage – feedstuffs – By Krissa Welshans (अगस्त 17)

Sold-out event addresses role of emerging technology on human, animal and crop health.” – संपर्क

Most countries lose out with forest-to-farm conversions – SciDevNet – By Claudia Caruana (अगस्त 16)

The team analysed deforestation and crop distribution and studied the trade-offs between agricultural benefits, carbon emissions?and losses of multiple ecosystem services…” – संपर्क

हैदराबाद: UoH scientists develop transgenic riceTelagana Today (भारत) – By M. Sai Gopal (अगस्त 21)

Research between UoH scientists, Canada and China yields new variety with ability to use water more efficiently.” – संपर्क

Mozambique Harvests Its First Genetically Modified MaizeallAfrica.com (अगस्त 14)

“[टी]he aim is assist the productive sector with drought resistant and insect tolerant seeds…” – संपर्क

IBM food companies collaborate on blockchain initiativeMeat+Poultry (अगस्त 22)

“…explore how blockchain technology can improve the safety and transparency of the food supply chain” – संपर्क

University of Wisconsin virtual dairy farm uses AI to improve farm managementDairy Reporter -?द्वारा?Mary Ellen Shoup (अगस्त 23)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) has started a two-year??virtual dairy farm brain?project that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze data in real time helping dairy farmers improve their management decisions.” – संपर्क

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

APEC experts discuss agricultural technologyXinhua (चीन) (अगस्त 21)

“…the group will continue strengthening the criteria on food safety, dealing with challenges in food security, promoting sustainable application of bio-fuels in cultivation and hi-tech agriculture to mitigate climate change impacts, and speeding up technology transfer to develop a food value chain in the region.” – संपर्क

?Smart label? could tackle fraud, bolster food safety – फूड नेविगेटर -?By Katy Askew (अगस्त 21)

Scientists have developed what they describe as a ?low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor? that could be used produce ?smart labels? that detect food spoilage and contamination.” – संपर्क

10 amazing GMOs that you need to know about – AgDaily – By Dr. Carol Curchoe (अगस्त 16) – संपर्क

European Commission to further review Bayer-Monsanto merger – पश्चिमी फार्म प्रेस (अगस्त 22)

Bayer still hopes to complete merger transaction by end of 2017.” – संपर्क

Italy introduces country of origin labels for pasta and rice – फूड नेविगेटर -?By Katy Askew (अगस्त 25)

Rice and pasta products on sale in Italy will be required to carry country of origin labels from February.” – संपर्क

Genetically-modified crops included in Queensland climate change plansBrisbane Times (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – By Felicity Caldwell (अगस्त 21) – संपर्क

जिम्बाब्वे: Minister Incensed As UZ Don Exposes Govt ‘LiesOn GMOsallAfrica.com / NewZimbabwe.com (अगस्त 23) – संपर्क