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International gene-editing statement seen as response to EU
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International gene-editing statement seen as response to EU
The European Union’s decision to regulate gene-edited crops as GMOs has prompted a joint statement for science-based rules by the U.S. and 12 other countries.

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USDA rejects biotech blue chrysanthemum request
USDA rejects biotech blue chrysanthemum request
The USDA has rejected a request to import genetically engineered blue chrysanthemums into the U.S.
2 deer killed in Montana positive for brain wasting disease
State wildlife officials say two deer killed by hunters in northern and southern Montana tested positive for a brain wasting disease
Super weed Palmer amaranth now in 5 North Dakota counties
A super weed that can devastate corn and soybean crops has now been found in five North Dakota counties
Western Innovator: Putting crop monitors to work
Western Innovator: Putting crop monitors to work
The company was formed in 2010 to further develop and commercialize intellectual property from the New Zealand Institute for Plant and Research Limited.
Study shows crops, forage may benefit from solar panel shade
Study shows crops, forage may benefit from solar panel shade
An accidental discovery at Oregon State University may reveal how solar panels can help grow healthier crops on dryland farms.
More protection: UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing
This year, the ozone hole over the South Pole was about 16 percent smaller than the biggest hole recorded back in 2006.
North Dakota researchers examine alfalfa bee disparity in US
scientists are trying to find out why these bees struggle to reproduce.
Watchdog reviewing plan to relocate key USDA office
Review will determine whether the USDA followed proper procedures and conducted a cost-benefit analysis.
Iowa dairy unveils rare beef cattle breed
An Iowa dairy has cross-bred two types of cattle to create a rare beef cattle breed
Colorado homeowners lose case against pot business neighbor
It was the first time a jury considered a lawsuit using federal anti-racketeering law to target a marijuana company.

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