Whatever the crop, plant breeders — using classical or molecular approaches — have never been timelier for food, economic, and environmental security.
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has introduced the Seeds for the Future Act in an effort to invest in public research to develop seed varieties that are tailored to regional growing conditions and consumer demand. The Seeds for the Future Act promotes the development of ready-to-use, regionally-adapted seed varieties and cultivars that meet the needs farmers […]
While GMOs typically make a disproportionate splash in the media, the reality is that there are very few different types of GMO crops grown today in the U.S. This is partly because of the massive time and expense that goes into researching, developing, and testing the kinds of food items that the public typically considers […]