New guidance from the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) seeks to streamline the process of extending nonregulated status to genetically engineered (GE) organisms and products derived from known plant pests, or regulated articles.
Restrictions on atrazine and glyphosate to protect endangered plants and animals across the country may be in the cards as the result of a settlement reached between an environmental group and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
The Environmental Protection Agency is imposing new requirements on biotech seed companies to ensure that farmers use a variety of practices, including crop rotation, to guard against rootworm resistance to Bt corn.
EPA also is setting new requirements for identifying and man
Corn production has become much more energy-efficient since the early 1990s, according to a new report from USDA@s Economic Research Service.
@Ethanol has made the transition from an energy sink, to a moderate net energy gain in the 1990s, to a substantial net
Late last week, the nation learned of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, which sent Capitol Hill leadership into an almost immediate verbal sparring match over whether President Obama, or the next president, should be the one to nominate Scalia@s successor.
Integrating agriculture more fully into the global marketplace will help farmers and the worldPs poorest people adapt to the rising temperatures that accompany climate change, a Purdue University agricultural economist said this past weekend at the annual meeting of the American Associatio
EPA chief Gina McCarthy put up a stout defense at a House Agriculture Committee hearing today to charges that her agency is out of touch with the farming community, stating that she works closely with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and has Pgreat respectP for USDA.
Three new national monument designations covering 1.8 million acres of California will connect Mojave National Preserve, Joshua Tree National Park, San Bernardino National Forest, and 15 wilderness areas previously designated by Congress.
USDAPs Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has made a preliminary decision not to regulate SyngentaPs line of corn genetically engineered for both insect resistance and glufosinate-ammonium resistance (MZIR098).