U.S. Officials Stress ‘Grave Concerns’ to Mexico Over GMO Corn Jan 24, 2023

    🕔Jan 24, 2023
    USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Services Alexis Taylor and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Chief Ag Negotiator Doug McKalip were in Mexico Monday for meetings with officials. The conversation […]

    House Moves on Rail Dispute, as U.S. and Mexico “Tangle” on GMO Corn Dec 1, 2022

    🕔Dec 1, 2022
    Lauren Kaori Gurley and Liz Goodwin reported on the front page of today’s Washington Post that, “The House voted Wednesday to force a deal between freight rail carriers and unions, blocking a potential […]

    Ag Trade: Wheat Prices Climb, GM Corn an Alternative For Lost Ukrainian Exports Apr 9, 2022

    🕔Apr 9, 2022
    Bloomberg writers James Poole, Megan Durisin, and Kim Chipman reported earlier today that, “Wheat futures in Chicago extended their climb from the lowest close in a month on Friday on prospects for […]

    Corn: Mexico Rejects Bayer GM Trait – DTN Oct 11, 2021

    🕔Oct 11, 2021
    Mexico’s health safety regulator, Cofepris, rejected a Bayer GM (genetically modified) corn trait for import last week because it contains glyphosate tolerance, the latest move by the country’s government to […]

    Brazilian Corn: Safrinha Crop Projections Shrink as Prices Hit Record High Jul 9, 2021

    🕔Jul 9, 2021
    Projections for the safrinha corn (second crop) in Brazil were reduced as the drought continued in the main producing regions, and more recently frosts seen in South-Central. The most recent […]

    Corn Market: Need for Animal Feed – China Approves GMO Varieties Jan 13, 2021

    🕔Jan 13, 2021
    Bloomberg News reported earlier this week that, “China approved two genetically modified corn varieties from Bayer AG and Syngenta AG for imports as demand for animal feed surges. “The two strains MON87411 and […]

    GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds Mar 14, 2018

    🕔Mar 14, 2018
    Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

    Corn: Does GMO Increase Crop Yields? 21 Years of Data Says Yes. Feb 26, 2018

    🕔Feb 26, 2018
    While many studies show that genetically modified crops contribute to yield gains, GMO critics say that they don’t. Such claims, they say, are industry talking points drawn from industry-funded studies. […]

    GM Corn BT Traits Beneficial and Safe, Study says Nov 14, 2016

    🕔Nov 14, 2016
    Bt traits got international attention this past month, after Mexican scientists released a mega-analysis of Bt-corn hybrids. The team of Mexican scientists conducted an environmental risk assessment of two genetically […]

    Viptera: Judge Clears Path for Lawsuit Sep 22, 2015

    🕔Sep 22, 2015
    A recent ruling by a Kansas federal judge cleared the way for farmers, grain handlers and exporters to proceed towards trial in their suits against Syngenta claiming that the company’s […]


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