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ARIZONA, June 22, 2013 - Researchers at the University of Arizona say a new global assessment they released this month helps scientists explain why genetically modified crops have suppressed some pests for more than a decade
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that an unknown person or group of people destroyed two plots of land owned by Syngenta and used to grow genetically engineered
Dr. Keith Collins served in the federal government for 32 years, working with several Agriculture Secretaries as USDA's Chief Economist for the last 15 years of his career before retiring in 2008. During his tenure, federal crop insurance evolved to be the primary safety net for the majority of U.S. farmers. Collins, now a consultant for the crop insurance industry, discusses how crop insurance is an underpinning of the overall economy. He also addressed the impact of billions of dollars in crop insurance claims in 2012 and whether or not the industry can withstand similar challenges.