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Norrie Russell, The Roslin Institute

Gene editing providing hope as hog industry battles PRRS

Researchers in the U.S. and abroad are reporting progress on eliminating Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), an incurable pig disease that costs the American pork industry as much as $660 million per year. However, regulatory hurdles and consumer perceptions are slowing down the commercialization of a possible cure through gene editing.
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FAPRI lowers corn, soybean forecasts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 – Economists with the University of Missouri’s Food and Agriculture Policy Institute (FAPRI) lowered projections of corn and soybean prices in their latest 10-year forecast of the farm economy
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