The letter urges federal regulators to adhere to a “consistent, science-based, risk-proportionate regulatory system” for agricultural biotechnology.
“This project aimed to prove that there’s no technological reason why a field can’t be farmed without humans working the land directly now and we’ve done that.”
The group writes, “The prohibition of ‘genetically modified’ crops is a wrong-headed and anti-environmental policy, and the conceit that it is being advanced out of respect for a ‘land ethic’ is indefensible.”
The deadline to submit paper applications is Jan. 31, 2018, and the deadline to submit electronic applications is Jan. 24, 2018.
It is up to those seeking an exemption to show that it is necessary and that it meets the legal standards for fair use.
Derivative of antibiotic apidaecin, naturally produced by bees, wasps and hornets, can block production of proteins in potentially harmful bacteria.
An innovation unique to Kelly Engineering is their disc chain mulching range of chains.
Blue River has designed and integrated computer vision and machine learning technology that will enable growers to reduce the use of herbicides by spraying only where weeds are present.
The survey revealed that 78 percent would support release of GM mosquitoes in the United States. Acceptance of GM is 44 percent for livestock production; 49 percent for grain production; 48 percent for fruit and vegetable production; 62 percent for human medicine; and 68 percent for human health.
The Farm News Media team caught up with Brad Devers, AMS Technician of Bader and Sons Co. during the 2017 AgroExpo in St. Johns, MI.
Gov. Rick Snyder and State Superintendent Brian Whiston announced several recommendations and directives to enhance student career readiness.
It is generally well accepted that a building permit is not required for buildings used for agricultural purposes if the building does not include retail trade.
Farming is a capital-intensive business, with land, equipment and facilities that can run into millions of dollars.
As more employers plan to use the H-2A program, completing the following items this year will make an easier transition to H-2A employment.
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.