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CAST: Unreasonable regulatory is slowing U.S. ag innovation

· March 27, 2018

A new report from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) shows the scientific community is overwhelmingly positive about biotech plant breeding and the benefits for farmers, consumers, and the environment. But the authors of the paper say that the current process-based U.S. biotechnology regulatory system is a barrier to such agricultural innovation. In […]

USDA unveiled 244 made-in-America inventions in 2016

· July 21, 2017

From an anti-cancer drug derived from Omega-3 fatty acids and sensors to help prevent bridge collapses to gene-silencing technology that controls mosquito populations and hand-held imaging tools to detect meat contamination, the USDA’s made-in-America research excelled in 2016. On Thursday, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that USDA research generated 244 new inventions and 109 […]

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