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Social Sharing: 10 Agriculture Blogs to Follow

As 2014 wraps up, we’d like to share some remarkable blogs that we followed this year and hope you find them interesting as well. 

and biotechnology. CommonGround A blog focusing on conversations between women who grow food, a little.” The Next Generation: Farm Safety and Health This blog is a partnership between The Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, University of Missouri, and Farm Safety 4 Just Kids and aims to provide farmers with a platform for sharing their opinions on farm safety and health. Think, sustainability as it relates to food security, rural development, international trade, the environment
New Cassava Potential – VIRCA
Scientists are developing an improved cassava that will allow communities to produce more food and income from cassava farming. Leading agricultural research organizations are working together to evaluate VIRCA cassava, which protects against devastating plant viral diseases as a potential new way to improve livelihoods.
the improvements, as well as to assess the safety of VIRCA cassava. The team is working with national government regulators, who will review safety data as part of an approval process for VIRCA cassava before it can be made available to farmers. This process includes safety information for food, feed, New Cassava Potential – VIRCA, The Need – More Food, Better Incomes Cassava is a popular, performance, root harvest and safety assessments into consideration. VIRCA varieties are expected
(Farm Futures) In Search of Ag Solutions
Sometimes when there is talk around biotechnology, there is an image of mad scientists performing crazy experiments.  I only wish the general population could see how the research is done and what the possibilities are for improving lives around the world.
of hurdles prior to approval. The regulatory agencies are: EPA to monitor safety of plant incorporated pesticides; FDA to monitor food and feed safety; and USDA and APHIS to monitor the safe release, abundant supplies of food, fiber, medicine and energy without adversely affecting the environment, , and many people have questions about its safety. When you are asked about this subject, speak from, enough food to feed the world's growing population. Biotechnology is not the only solution
The New York Times: Engineering Food for All
OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR By NINA V. FEDOROFF FOOD prices are at record highs and the ranks of the hungry are swelling once again. A warming climate is beginning to nibble at crop yields worldwide. The United Nations predicts that there will be one to thre ...
The New York Times: Engineering Food for All, OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR By NINA V. FEDOROFF FOOD prices, technology with great promise and a track record of safety. The process for approving these crops has, expanding ability to produce food efficiently, which has markedly accelerated thanks to science, of agriculture have all increased the amount of food that can be grown on each acre of land by as much, ://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/opinion/genetically-engineered-food-for-all.html?_r=2&emc=eta1. Nina V
(St. Louis Public Radio) East African Farmers Consider Genetic Modification of Food Security Crops to Avoid Shortages
Jude Aleu, a cassava safety manager for Uganda’s National Crops Resources Research Institute, is working with scientists from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to test cassava plants that are genetically modified to resist disease in a project called VIRCA — Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa. 
(St. Louis Public Radio) East African Farmers Consider Genetic Modification of Food Security Crops to Avoid Shortages, Namulonge, Uganda - Before rows of tall, green bushes, Jude Aleu picks a cassava tuber off the ground and cracks it in half. That shouldn’t be so easy. Healthy cassava tubers — a staple food crop in the region — can grow as thick as your upper arm. But the root in Aleu’s hands, . “It’s corky,” said Aleu, a cassava safety manager for Uganda’s National Crops Resources Research
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Safety Training, Home Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram Flickr, The Science in Our Food 39 NORTH Launched 39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled Intern Safety, : Jim Cox, Compliance Manager *Safety training is mandatory and must be completed by all Danforth
The Plant Pulse May 2, 2011
The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and even ...
their own nutrition." Food Economics: Agricultural Biotechnology Playing Bigger Role In Food Output -CNBC Industries of all stripes typically look to technology to improve safety and cost efficiency. With both global food prices and concerns about food safety on the rise, technology is playing a more important role in the economics of the world's food supply. Discovery identifies Elaborate G, Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food
Danforth Center Announces New Executive Director of the Institute for International Crop Improvement
Donald MacKenzie to lead effort to deliver improved crops where they are needed most
expert in regulatory systems for agriculture, including environmental and food safety assessment, , disease and pest management, genomics, advanced breeding and nutrition to staple crops that impact food security around the globe. He will also provide guidance on navigating through the practical, safety, IICI has to deliver solutions for improving food and nutrition security, and that will contribute, impact at the nexus of food security and the environment and position the St. Louis region as a world
Donald MacKenzie
environmental risk assessment, biosafety and food safety assessments. His extensive experience, collaboratory to address cross-cutting issues related to environmental and food safety assessment, Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington The Science in Our Food, , genomics, advanced breeding and nutrition to staple crops that impact food security around the globe. Don also provides guidance on navigating through the practical, safety and regulatory processes
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