COOL Benefits Questioned
Monday, May 4, 2015 9:07AM CDT
The USDA-contracted study has been released shortly before the World Trade Organization is expected to release a final ruling in a case that Canada and Mexico brought against the United States over COOL, charging that the labeling regime discriminates against Mexican and Canadian livestock and meat.
HRW Wheat Tour Preview
Friday, May 1, 2015 5:25PM CDT
The hard red winter wheat crop has struggled so far this spring. Watch for updates as scouts comb wheat country next week.
This Bug Really Stinks
Friday, May 1, 2015 3:09PM CDT
The brown marmorated stink bug is an invasive bug, originally from Asia. It was first noticed in the U.S. in 1998. It is now known to exist in 42 states and in two Canadian provinces.
Crop Tech Corner
Friday, May 1, 2015 10:48AM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, scientists find transgenic genes occurring naturally in the sweet potato genome, a new Bt protein passes a food safety assessment by South American researchers, and Kenyan scientists explore a biotech technique that could produce aflatoxin-resistant corn.