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Wash. wheat farmer found GM plants in 2007
A USDA investigation found a Washington farmer had experienced problems with glyphosate-resistant wheat in 2007 but destroyed the crop before it could be tested for a transgenic trait.

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Unauthorized GMO wheat in Montana
Unauthorized GMO wheat in Montana
USDA said more biotech wheat was found at a former field trial site in Montana but it's unrelated to a 2013 unauthorized release in Oregon. The agency has ended its investigation into the Oregon incident without firm conclusions as to its source.
Outlook bright for livestock, dairy
Outlook bright for livestock, dairy
An economic outlook by University of Missouri's FAPRI projects high prices for the livestock and dairy sectors and lower prices for the grains and oilseed sectors, resulting in livestock receipts eclipsing crop receipts in 2014 -- which last occurred in...
Producers react cautiously to FDA revisions
Producers react cautiously to FDA revisions
FDA released revisions to its proposed produce safety rule Sept. 19 and growers and farm group leaders are sorting through the 152-page technical document to try to determine whether the changes are reasonable and economically viable for farmers.
NASS releases latest crop condition report
The USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service Monday released its latest report on crop conditions in the Pacific Northwest.
FDA releases revised produce rule
FDA releases revised produce rule
FDA officials say the agency's revised produce rule would provide more flexibility for farmers to meet proposed water quality standards. The revisions were announced today on the Federal Register website.
GMOs face the test in Hawaii
GMOs face the test in Hawaii
Syngenta is one of the big five global seed companies doing GMO and pesticide research and development in Hawaii. They are involved in a statewide and national debate over GMO crops.
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Farm groups hope waters bill impacts EPA rule
Farm groups hope waters bill impacts EPA rule
Farm groups realize a bill to stop the federal government from imposing new regulations on internal waters of the United States likely won't advance in the Senate, but they hope its passage in the House of Representatives will impact agencies'...