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May 10, 2010
DuPont says it has received EPA approval for its Optimum AcreMax 1 refuge-in-a-bag corn hybrid seeds. It is the first EPA approval for an “in-the-bag” solution to fulfill EPA’s...
May 4, 2010
DuPont says it is the first EPA approval for an "in-the-bag" solution to manage EPA's requirement that 20% of the corn farmers plant not include an insect protection trait to deter corn pests from developing resistance to biotech traits....
April 25, 2010
The widespread adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops has had numerous benefits on farm yield and environmental impact, but growing resistance by weeds to glyphosate, the most...
March 17, 2010
A U.S. appeals court judge has ruled that growers may plant Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) sugar beets during this year’s season, rejecting a request by...
February 16, 2010
A jury in St. Louis has ordered Bayer CropScience to pay $1.5 million in compensation to three growers who sued the company for an incident in 2006 when an experimental genetically...
December 17, 2009
The trait is designed is designed to provide broader-spectrum control of hard-to-control and glyphsate-resistant weeds, Dow says....
November 23, 2009
A report on the impact of genetically modified (GM) crops after the first 13 years of commercial use in the U.S. finds that GM crops have increased pesticide use 318.4 million pounds...
November 3, 2009
Monsanto and DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred received approval for biotech corn prducts covering import, processing, and food and feed use....
October 16, 2009
The plantings will be carried out on land completely isolated from other crops....
September 23, 2009
A federal court has ruled that the USDA did not properly assess the environmental impacts of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) sugar beet. The Center for Food Safety and...
September 17, 2009
Economic interests, not consumer attitudes, are primarily to blame for the regulatory divergence evident between the U.S. and Europe, according to a recent paper published in Nature Biotechnology. The authors argue that agrochemical manufacturers and farm and environmental groups have more means to affect the debate than the consumers and farmers that stand to benefit....
September 14, 2009
Bayer CropScience says it has licensed mini-chromosome technology from privately held technology firm Chromatin (Chicago) and will use the technology to introduce Bayer’s traits...
September 14, 2009
DuPont says it has received Canadian regulatory approval for its herbicide-tolerant trait, Optimum GAT, in corn and soybeans. U.S. regulatory authorities have already approved...
December 31, 1969
The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF; New Delhi) says it has decided to put on hold the commercial cultivation and use of Bt -Brinjal, which would be India’s first...
December 31, 1969
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to rule on Monsanto’s lawsuit challenging the U.S. government’s injunction against planting of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa. The lawsuit...
December 31, 1969
Advocacy groups are using a recent court decision that found the USDA erred in approving Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) sugar beet to renew opposition to the recent federal...
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