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). ?अपडेट के लिए सप्ताह के दौरान पृष्ठ देखें.


This week’s title came from a few different places…? Anyone involved in production agriculture is aware of automation and technologyit’s been around, evolving, changing and progressing the way things are done on the farm.? ?परंतु, recently afarm in the United Kingdom is the first in the world to successfully plant, tend and harvest a crop without a single person ever setting foot in the fieldand that’s an interesting milestone.? That story and another recent piece by the GFNs own Bill Horan in USA Today are below.

भी, डॉ. Kevin Folta takes a look back after a few years of the infamous, and discredited, Seralini study that used the now so oft used pictures of rats with tumors.? It just proves propaganda is powerful, even if it is false.

And then, thanks to the आनुवंशिक साक्षरता परियोजना, this piece in its e-update on 9 Oct was eye-catching, Has the Non-GMO label fever peaked? Major vegetable packing firm removes ?fear perpetuating? label.? ?The link to the original piece from PR Week is below as well, and frankly is a bit refreshing to see after it seems every single food company out there, big and small, has been utilizing fear-based marketing on food labels, in the stores, and all forms of advertising.


व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

यू.एस. to present dairy demands at next round of NAFTA talksCBC News (कनाडा) – By Kate Simpson (अक्टूबर 5)

Liberal government under pressure to protect supply management system” – संपर्क

Pacific Trade Advances Without the US – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – Editorial (अक्टूबर 6)

TPP is moving ahead in ways that will cost American exporters.” – संपर्क


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

Field of machines: Researchers grow crop using only automationCNNBy Spencer Feingold (घराना 7)

A farm in the United Kingdom is the first in the world to successfully plant, tend and harvest a crop without a single person ever setting foot in the field…” – संपर्क

Your new self-driving car will be pioneered by a farmer – संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका आज – By Bill Horan, ग्लोबल किसान नेटवर्क (अक्टूबर 4)

Auto-steering tractors have been allowing us to grow more food on less land with fewer resources for years.” – संपर्क?(ध्यान दें: upcoming GFN column appearing first at USA Today)

Potatoes, allies on Earth and on Mars – SciDevNet – By Zoraida Portillo (अक्टूबर 6)

Project may trigger further study of crops to anticipate future scenarios” – संपर्क

Seed Giants See Fresh Start in Gene Editing – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Jacob Bunge (अक्टूबर 10)

Executives strategizing on how to introduce it to consumers and potentially reset debate over genetically engineered seeds” – संपर्क

First transgenic cattle pharm breaks ground in South DakotaAG Daily (अक्टूबर 9)

?At full capacity, just 20 percent of production at the new facility could potentially supply the entire seasonal influenza market” – संपर्क

New report reveals how much Irma cost Florida agriculture – दक्षिणपूर्व फार्म प्रेस (अक्टूबर 10)

Hurricane Irma cost Florida agriculture $2.5 billion in damages, according to a recently released report.” – संपर्क

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

Why Mann Packing is removing non-GMO labels as major brands add themPR WeekBy Diana Bradley (अक्टूबर 3)

Gina Nucci, Mann’s director of corporate marketing, explained that the produce company doesn’t want to perpetuate a fear that something is wrong with GMOs.” – संपर्क

The Rats that?KillBy Kevin Folta (अक्टूबर 5)

A Retrospective Look at One Figure in a Scientific Paper with a Body Count” – संपर्क

Uganda Parliament adopts GMO law in a monumental victory for science allies – विज्ञान के लिए कॉर्नेल एलायंस – By Isaac Ongu (अक्टूबर 4)

“…finally, banana farmers will be able to access varieties of banana resistant to bacterial wilt, and the people, especially children, can finally eat bananas and other foods rich in Vitamin A.? – संपर्क

Uganda removes key hurdle to GM crops – विज्ञान – द्वारा?Christopher Bendana (अक्टूबर 6) – संपर्क

EU set to delay vote on weed-killer glyphosate – रायटर (अक्टूबर 5) – संपर्क

Congress Should Investigate?the?Organic ScamNational ReviewBy Julie Kelly (अक्टूबर 10)

Imagine for a moment this was any other industry. Suppose the pharmaceutical industry had been caught using shady ingredients from dubious exporters, mislabeling their drugs, and selling them to consumers at a premium. Capitol Hill and the media would be in full pitchfork mode.”?- संपर्क

Food fundamentalism: is food the new religion? – The Western Producer (कनाडा) – By Robert Arnason (अक्टूबर 5)

Put another way, people who eat organic or avoid genetically modified food are part of a group with common ethics. And the members of that group likely believe that their values are superior to people not in the group.” – संपर्क