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Syngenta Good Growth Plan annual update: programs to improve farm sustainability more than double their reach

27.3.2017 Basel, Switzerland More than 9 million hectares of farmland enhanced by biodiversity and soil conservation initiatives Data collected from 3,700 farms in 42 countries Reference farms continue to outperform benchmark Smallholder farmer productivity increased by 8% Syngenta today highlighted [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Monsanto Announces Global Genome-Editing Licensing Agreement With Broad Institute For Newly-Characterized CRISPR System

January 4, 2017- ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced today that it has reached a new global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for the use of the novel CRISPR-Cpf1 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Metabolix, Inc. Announces Name Change to Yield10 Bioscience, Inc.

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), announced today that the Company is changing its name to Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., effective January 9, 2017 to reflect the new mission and strategic direction of the business.   [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

CRISPR: The Future of Food?

By: Kevin Holden, PhD, Head of Synthetic Biology at Synthego Abstract: In this article, we'll discuss the important role CRISPR may play in the future of food amidst  challenges of feeding the world's growing population. We'll also take a look [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences Announce Global Licensing Agreement on Exzact Precision Technology Genome-Editing Platform

ST. LOUIS and INDIANAPOLIS (October 3, 2016) – Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that the companies have reached a non-exclusive global option and licensing agreement [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News|

First Ever Commercial Harvest of Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ Arctic® Golden Apples Completed

SUMMERLAND, British Columbia, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF) announced today that it has successfully completed the first commercial harvest of its non-browning Arctic® Golden apple variety.  The healthy fruit from this inaugural harvest will be sold as fresh [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|