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Overlooking Scientific Roots of Endocrine Disruption

Science-based rick assessment crucial in determining endocrine regulations says Rainer von Mielecki

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Regulatory Predictability Needed for an Industry Committed to Innovation

CropLife International President Howard Minigh explains how regulatory uncertainty is hampering industry attempts to innovate to find solutions for farmers.

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Ask A Farmer: How Biotech Changes Lives

For 43 years, Bill Horan has grown soybeans, corn, specialty crops and other grains on a family farm in Iowa and was an early adopter of biotechnology.

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How Plant Biotechnology Made Brazil a Major Agriculture Exporter

Brazil is now the world's second-largest producer of biotech crops - we have gone from being a basic food importer to one of the world's largest exporters.

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Reflecting On Successes And Challenges Of Biotech Crops

Today’s regulatory processes and anti-science efforts have gotten so arduous and loud that they’re stalling biotech tools from reaching farmers and consumers.

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Using Social Media to “Agvocate” for Farmers and Scientists

There are so many misconceptions around agriculture. Consumers are very concerned about how their food is produced, grown and raised.

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Tackling Uganda’s Banana Crisis

As Banana Bacterial Wilt is devastating banana crops across the Uganda, eradicating the disease has become a major focus for the government, scientists and industry.

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A History of Biotech in Europe and the Path Forward

Europe was the birthplace of agricultural biotechnology but because of various political factors it is becoming known for its resistance to plant biotechnology.

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Farmers Find Their Voices

I facilitate training sessions for other farmers who want to share their stories directly with consumers.

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An Industry Committed to Helping Farmers Grow

It is easy to understand why farmers need crop protection products when you consider that globally there are 30,000 weeds, 10,000 insects and 50,000 diseases.

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Public-Private Partnerships: Eradicating Poverty Through Education

If we want to eradicate rural poverty in the developing world, educating farmers and giving them modern tools and strategies is critical.

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Agriculture and Biodiversity Can Thrive Together

While protecting crops is essential, it is important to ensure that control is safe and effective to reduce the risk of water pollution and help preserve biodiversity.

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Why Canada’s Farmers Choose Herbicide-Tolerant Canola

The biggest benefit of herbicide-tolerant canola to farmers is more yield. They also no longer have to till their fields in the spring to control weeds.

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Good Agricultural Practices Increase Yields in Honduras

I learned about agrochemicals and how they are applied and based on that my maize yield has increased threefold.

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Argentina’s No-Till Pioneer

I was one of the developers of the no-till system that today is widely used in Argentina and other Latin American countries.

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