Top news of the week: 01.09.2020.

#NextGenFertilizerChallenges #GMOs #agricultural #sustainability #synbio #biotech

Sustainability

On Aug 26, 2020
@prometheusgreen shared
RT @MatinQaim: Driving up organic farming in the EU and promoting sustainable global food security are incompatible goals. Interesting blog by @JonEntine. We need to embrace new sustainable technologies, including #GMOs (in addition to dietary change). https://t.co/sl7tXpcDJE
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Viewpoint: Farm to Fork failure—How Europe’s ‘obsession’ with organics undermines the global sustainable farming movement

Viewpoint: Farm to Fork failure—How Europe’s ‘obsession’ with organics undermines the global sustainable farming movement

Europe’s quest to confront climate change and achieve carbon neutrality is being undermined by “ Big Ag”? That’s not my claim. It’s the latest in a series

On Aug 31, 2020
@kevinfolta shared
RT @PWallenberg: Genomes published for major agricultural weeds https://t.co/Ee8jzPCPRJ @kevinfolta @snyggbonde
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Genomes published for major agricultural weeds

Genomes published for major agricultural weeds

URBANA, Ill. – Representing some of the most troublesome agricultural weeds, waterhemp, smooth pigweed, and Palmer amaranth impact crop production systems across the U.S. and elsewhere with ...

On Aug 26, 2020
@USDA shared
RT @EPAresearch: We’ve kicked off the #NextGenFertilizerChallenges, a joint [email protected] partnership and competition to advance Agricultural Sustainability in the US. Additional collaborators include: @NationalCorn, @nature_org, @Fertilizer_Inst @IFDCnews. Learn more: https://t.co/rdRwLznDYO https://t.co/Hd1OQQ1AOg
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EPA and USDA Announce Competition to Advance Agricultural Sustainability in the United States

EPA and USDA Announce Competition to Advance Agricultural Sustainability in the United States

EPA News Release: EPA and USDA Announce Competition to Advance Agricultural Sustainability in the United States

On Aug 26, 2020
@SuccessfulFarm shared
The EPA and USDA have announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges, a joint partnership and competition to advance agricultural sustainability in the U.S. https://t.co/gwCGkC6P5c
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EPA and USDA seek new fertilizer technologies

EPA and USDA seek new fertilizer technologies

The EPA and USDA have announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges, a partnership and competition to advance agricultural sustainability in the United States.

On Aug 28, 2020
@CropLifeIntl shared
RT @CropLifeAmerica: [email protected] and @EPA have announced a competition and partnership to advance #agricultural #sustainability in the U.S. https://t.co/wiljjtl5sj
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EPA & USDA start competition to advance ag sustainability

EPA & USDA start competition to advance ag sustainability

The competition includes two challenges that seek proposals for new fertilizer technologies to maintain crop yields while also advancing ag sustainability.

On Aug 31, 2020
@SynBioBeta shared
Despite their ability to create matter out of thin air, algae and cyanobacteria have long been neglected by the #biotech industry. Recently, however, they have started to gain traction in new market niches. https://t.co/ip12Ok5ZaF #synbio
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After Years of Neglect, Algae Biotechnology Makes a Comeback

After Years of Neglect, Algae Biotechnology Makes a Comeback

Despite their ability to create matter out of thin air, algae and cyanobacteria have long been neglected by the biotech industry. Recently, however, they have started to gain traction in ...

On Aug 31, 2020
@SuccessfulFarm shared
SIMPAS allows farmers to prescriptively apply multiple at-plant solutions, according to AMVAC officials. https://t.co/5gLEIPvK7G
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AMVAC and Corteva collaborate on SIMPAS Prescription Application Technology

AMVAC and Corteva collaborate on SIMPAS Prescription Application Technology

SIMPAS target specific areas with inputs rather than the entire field, say AMVAC officials.

On Aug 29, 2020
@henryimiller shared
RT @PacificResearch: Be sure to check out this recent piece from @WayneWinegarden: States Should Think Long-Term When Addressing Their Short-Term Fiscal Crises via @Forbes https://t.co/XThejHXGDH https://t.co/yL1AS0msik
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States Should Think Long-Term When Addressing Their Short-Term Fiscal Crises

States Should Think Long-Term When Addressing Their Short-Term Fiscal Crises

Sustainably resolving the current state financial shortfalls requires long-term fiscal reforms, not short-term budget gimmicks.