Agricultural Biotech

A gene from spinach protects the American Chestnut against an exotic disease that has driven it to the verge of extinction. It's time to change that.
Agricultural Biotech
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March 8, 2012
sRestrictive regulations have negative effects on applied plant science and major R&D facilities of European agrochemical companies.
February 8, 2012
An examination of the progress of the Ad Hoc Technical Experts Group (AHTEG) since 2009.
December 21, 2011
Val Giddings stresses scientific findings and analysis remain the key driver of global agricultural research and policy.
December 8, 2011
The facts show quite clearly that biotechnology crops and foods are at least as safe as those produced with any other processes.
December 6, 2011
The regulation system responsible for reviewing products of agricultural biotechnology is in need of reform.
October 14, 2011
"Coexistence" between biotech and organic agriculture is not difficult to achieve.Some ill-considered proposals for a "compensation" scheme would create far more problems than they would solve.
September 20, 2011
Investigating a sustainable path to feeding the world's population and how crops will evolve in the future.
August 22, 2011
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 will continue to be used by activists to derail innovation in agriculture.
July 15, 2011
A recent class action lawsuit against ConAgra for selling biotech derived corn and canola oil as "natural" is not based on scientific fact.
June 29, 2011
ITIF Senior Fellow Val Giddings will address spurring innovation in the biotechnology sector.