Top news of the week: 07.04.2020.

Human, Genetically modified food, Biotechnology, Food and Agriculture Organization, Strategic management, Learning

Food And Agriculture

On Apr 3, 2020
@JonEntine shared
'Unforgiving math': Why intensive agriculture is needed to fight climate change and feed 10 billion people @TedNordhaus @TheBTI https://t.co/phDcdPvopa
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On Apr 2, 2020
@GeneticLiteracy shared
The vast majority of scientists reject the contention that either mutagenesis or gene editing poses unique dangers. https://t.co/qaN8L4WkAm #gmo
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What are mutagenized crops and why they are not labeled and regulated?

What are mutagenized crops and why they are not labeled and regulated?

Humans have modified food crops for 10,000 years in order to develop varieties with beneficial traits including disease resistance, improved flavor and higher nutrient …

On Apr 2, 2020
@GMOAnswers shared
RT @GMOinfoEU: A close examination of these [studies showing adverse effects of GM crops] invariably shows methodological flaws that invalidate any conclusions of adverse effects. A comprehensive review of 35 anti-#GMO articles: https://t.co/vJ08gIuBv8 https://t.co/8LCpbR0FWD
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Characterization of scientific studies usually cited as evidence of adverse effects of GM food/feed

Characterization of scientific studies usually cited as evidence of adverse effects of GM food/feed

GM crops are the most studied crops in history. Approximately 5% of the safety studies on them show adverse effects that are a cause for concern and tend to be featured in media reports. ...

On Mar 31, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
Plant Biotechnology is Important for Food Security https://t.co/dWRcEbGA0s via @YouTube
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Plant Biotechnology is Important for Food Security

Plant Biotechnology is Important for Food Security

Hans Dreyer, the Food and Agriculture Organization's director of plant production and protection, discusses the role that the public sector can play in resea...

On Apr 1, 2020
@SynBioBeta shared
[email protected] Receives a Strategic Investment from Sumitomo Chemical: Research and development to support the design of clean green chemicals. https://t.co/8WYr9aAk1Z #greenchemistry #synbio
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Conagen Receives a Strategic Investment from Sumitomo Chemical

Conagen Receives a Strategic Investment from Sumitomo Chemical

Research and development to support the design of clean green chemicals. Bedford, Mass., March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greater Boston-based biotech Conagen has received a strategic ...

On Apr 1, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
Every day, farmers around the world use tools and technology to do more with less. Plant science can help farmers balance their water use with their production on the farm. Learn the specifics in our adapted blog post from @GMOAnswers https://t.co/WCQqAVnDGx https://t.co/2Seqn3RQzW
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Water for Sustainable Growth: How Plant Science is One Solution

Water for Sustainable Growth: How Plant Science is One Solution

writeup on water, sustainable growth and plant science as a solution to climate change and drought

On Apr 6, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
RT @CropLifeAmerica: From nutrition, STEM, agriculture, dairy, farming, ranching, and more, here are some great resources for online learning in all areas of the #ag industry! https://t.co/U7uGibfbLp
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The top resources for online farm-related learning opportunities

The top resources for online farm-related learning opportunities

We have gathered a list of helpful online learning options to aid students in their journey for continuous learning, even when school is closed.