एजी तकनीक से संबंधित समाचार आइटम, जैव प्रौद्योगिकी, trade and perhaps some other interesting topics out there related to agriculture will be posted on this page throughout the week (जैसे-जैसे सप्ताह आगे बढ़ेगा नए आइटम अंदर होंगे हरा वर्गों के तल पर). अपडेट के लिए सप्ताह के दौरान पृष्ठ देखें.


The title says the sun is setting on the current version of the ‘Must Readsection on the GFN website, and indeed it will be soon.

While it’s been an informative spot for those who frequent it for pertinent news, there’s going to be more focus on the worldwide group of farmers that is the GFN and the telling of their stories.? There are plenty of places to keep brushed up on the news, but there’s only one Global Farmer Network.? So keep an eye on the website for the upcoming changesand make sure to keep on things on social media at the GFN?फेसबुक?page and on Twitter at both?@GlobalFarmerNet?तथा?@World_Farmers?where a new GFN member tweets every couple of weeks.


व्यापार, व्यापार संबंधित, आधारिक संरचना:

यू.एस. Allies Brace for Trade War as Tariff Negotiations Stall – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स -?द्वारा?Jack Ewing?तथा?Ana Swanson?(अप्रैल 29)

“…यह?s dawning on foreign leaders that decades of warm relations with the United States carry little weight with a president dismissive of diplomatic norms and hostile toward the ground rules of international trade.” – संपर्क

चीन के लिए, the American Team of Trade Rivals Won?t Be Easy to Please – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल -?द्वारा?Bob Davis?in Washington and?Lingling Wei?(अप्रैल 29)

Beijing is likely to suggest buying more American goods, but chances of a quick resolution of tensions are slim” – संपर्क

Trump Extends Steel, Aluminum Tariff Exemptions for EU, कनाडा, मेक्सिको – VOA, वॉयस ऑफ अमेरिका (मई 1)

But the White House says it is giving negotiators 30 more days to work out a deal.” – संपर्क

तुस्र्प?s Aggressive Trade Agenda Brings Heightened Tensions – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – द्वारा?William Mauldin?तथा?Ben Eisen (मई 1)

Number of self-imposed deadlines for agreements make May a crucial month” – संपर्क

A Nafta Deal in May? Negotiators Will Try, But It Won’t Be Easy – ब्लूमबर्ग – By Eric Martin and Josh Wingrove (मई 7) – संपर्क

China Cuts US Soybean PurchasesVOA / AP (मई 8)

China typically buys most of its soybeans from South American nations such as Brazil and Argentina during spring and early summer. It shifts to U.S. soybeans in the fall. नतीजतन, for now, the cutbacks from the United States are relatively small.” – संपर्क

China ramps up checks on U.S. pork imports in potentially costly slowdown – रायटर – By Domique Patton (मई 8)

“यू.एस. pork is now sitting at Chinese ports for up to two weeks, instead of a few days, industry sources told Reuters.” – संपर्क

Is There Cause For Optimism On Trump Trade Deals? – Forbes.comBy Phil Levy (मई 10) – संपर्क

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

Postharvest losses: Curse to African farmingSciDev.Net -By Francis Kokutse?(अप्रैल 30)

Postharvest losses reduce African smallholders? income by about 15 प्रतिशत” – संपर्क

Hungry Chicken Army Deployed to Combat China?s Locust Problem – ब्लूमबर्ग (अप्रैल 16)

Locusts expected to destroy area bigger than Jamaica this year” – संपर्क


And she?s just embarked on an ambitious project that could help shrink the environmental footprint of the beef industry.” – संपर्क

WEMA maize shows promising resistance to destructive fall armywormMyJoyOnline (घाना) – By Joseph Opoku-Gakpo (अप्रैल 26)

“…maize varieties were genetically engineered to withstand drought and the vicious stem borer pest, वे?re also showing promising resistance to the destructive fall armyworm pest…” – संपर्क

Scientists in China Race to Edit Crop Genes, Sowing Unease in U.S. – वॉल स्ट्रीट जर्नल – By Jacob Bunge and Lucy Craymer (मई 6)

Chinese-owned Syngenta makes strides in new technologies to alter plant DNA, as U.S. farmers worry that cutting-edge agricultural science is shifting East” – संपर्क

Millennials embrace futuristic farming methods to increase food productionFarmingUK (मई 9)

A new survey has shown that millennials are in favour of using new technology to revolutionise farming methods in the UK.” – संपर्क

GUEST ARTICLE: Don?t let the Dirty Dozen scare youpesticide residues in perspective – खाद्य नेविगेटर अमरीका -?By Jeremy Brown, US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (मई 9)

If you say the words ?Dirty Dozen? to farmers, don?t be surprised if you see them shudder, as this popularbut fallaciousconcept isn?t based on science or reality.” – संपर्क

नीति, नियामक, सक्रियता, अन्य:

FDA Approves Facility for GMO SalmonDroversBy John Maday (अप्रैल 30)

From the beginning, हालांकि, environmental groups and other interests, including the Alaskan wild-caught Pacific salmon industry, opposed and lobbied heavily against approval…” – संपर्क

Pesticide bill on verge of taking rootHawaii Tribune HeraldBy Max Dible, West Hawaii Today (अप्रैल 29)

The Hawaii Farm Bureautestified that a blanket ban was unnecessary and would disadvantage Hawaii farmers.” – संपर्क

समीक्षा: How an Environmentalist Changed His Mind About GMOsThe WireDevang Mehta?- द्वारा (अप्रैल 28)

Mark Lynas’s ‘Seeds of Scienceaccurately dissects the differences in thinking between scientists and activists that have stymied any agreement on GMOs.” – संपर्क

कैलिफोर्निया, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn?t Belong – न्यूयॉर्क टाइम्स, The UpshotBy Aaron E. Carroll (अप्रैल 23)

A judge?s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn?t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good.” – संपर्क

Hey Amazon, let?s be honest about genetically modified foods [राय] – Houston Chronicle – द्वारा?By Neva Cochran (अप्रैल 27)

As a registered dietitian nutritionist and nearly native Texan, I have an idea for Amazon to help Whole Foods? customers as much as lower prices and more items in its stores: Take a closer look at how it markets products to customers and consider doing so in a more honest, less confusing way.” – संपर्क

What are the political drivers for GMOs in developing countries? – DevexBy Lisa Cornish (मई 1)

GMOs have also gained support as a means of addressing growing food insecurity.” – संपर्क

Monsanto appeals to India’s top court over GM cotton patents – रायटर -?Mayank Bhardwaj?(मई 4)

Without the protection offered by the Patents Act, it is not clear how technology providers would be able to monetize their investments…” – संपर्क

Biotech food labeling rule unveiled by USDA – feedstuffs – By Jacqui Fatka (मई 3)

USDA seeks comments on proposed National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard.” – संपर्क

Are you anti-GMO? Then you?re anti-science, बहुत. – Washington PostBy Michael Gerson (मई 3)

?”There is more than a hint of cultural imperialism when Westerners ? grown fat on the success of modern farming ? lecture subsistence farmers on the benefits of heirloom breeds and organic methods.” – संपर्क

Shy farmers must speak out to metro audience on big media issuesFarmOnline (ऑस्ट्रेलिया) – एंड्रयू मार्शल द्वारा (मई 9)

Don?t just talk to the local newspaper ??talk to audiences that really need to hear your story.” – संपर्क

Millennials in favour of GM crops as ‘young people embrace technology’ – Farmers Guardian (यूके) – By Ewan Pate (मई 9)

Scotland?s staunch opposition to genetic modification (जीएम) and GM crop technologies may be out of step with youngsters.” – संपर्क

USDA labeling proposal diffuses GMO stigma – विज्ञान के लिए कॉर्नेल एलायंस – By Joan Conrow (मई 8)

To simplify the regulatory process, the USDA is proposing to create two lists of BE foods.” – संपर्क