The way many agricultural pioneers — scientists with major discoveries in crop farming — have impacted society and the course of history is astounding.
Articles by Dr. Carol Curchoe
“Crop vaccines” could be the answer to fighting off quickly evolving pathogens, without genetically engineering the crop itself.
The role of African Americans in shaping U.S. history cannot be over stated. Black history is American history, and it’s the history of U.S. agriculture.
The agricultural biotech landscape is complex and involves three federal agencies: the FDA, the USDA, and the EPA, which share authority.
Farmers have tinkered with crop genomes for thousands of years, slowly improving crop traits and meticulously saving seeds to propagate cultivars the next season. In the 1950s, governments worldwide attempted to find significant, peaceful uses for their atomic energy programs after World War II, and to bring atomic energy and experimentation into the lives of […]
Artificial intelligence technologies are poised to yield healthier crops, control pests, monitor soil, and growing conditions, and help with the workload.
Plant-based edible vaccine technology is emerging as an affordable and efficient alternative for vaccination against common diseases.
Dozens of GMOs exist and they have been used to benefit human health, animal welfare, and to safeguard the environment for over 30 years.
Advanced societies, like that in the U.S., believe we have an obligation to help people and reduce the burden of human disease and suffering.
We need scientifically literate reporters who can grasp the basic concepts of “math” and “science.” NYT’s Danny Hakim apparently has neither skill.