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Lawmakers want action on Mexico’s anti-GM corn

Lawmakers express relief that the Biden administration is taking the first steps toward a formal USMCA challenge to Mexico's planned ban on genetically modified white corn, but they stress they don’t want extensive delays that could harm U.S. corn farmers.




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China approves several biotech traits

Chinese officials have given their blessing to a handful of strains of alfalfa, canola and other crops, offering a sense of optimism that the wheels may be turning on the country’s notoriously slow approval process.
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Farmers accept earlier, larger role in ag tech development

Farmers have long played a part in bringing new seeds and other technologies to market by trying things out on a small scale before a company makes a new product widely available. But now some ag tech start-ups are leveraging the knowledge and creativity of farmers to engage them earlier and more broadly in new product development.
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India allows GMO soymeal imports

India, as expected, is opening up its market to soymeal imports and allowing for product made from genetically modified soybeans, according to a statement released Tuesday by the country's government.
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USDA: Mexican stance against GMO hurts farmers

It’s been more than a year and a half since Mexico has approved any new genetically modified seed traits and the country is showing no signs of relenting even though it remains “one of the world’s largest importers of GE corn and soy,” according to a new report from USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service.
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