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The United States has joined 12 other WTO nations to support policies that enable agricultural innovation, including genome editing.

Consumers aren't sold on “cultured meat” — meats that don’t come directly from animals, but instead from cell cultures grown in a lab. What do you think?

Wheat research using CRISPR-Cas9, or gene editing, technology doesn't add anything new to the wheat variety, only an improvement in the performance of the wheat’s genes.

Adoption has grown from 1.7 million hectares (4.2 million acres) in 1996 to 185.1 million hectares (457 million acres) in 2016.

There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster.

Varroa mites are parasites that attack honeybees and infect them with viruses that cause death. The mites can infest and kill entire bee colonies. But certain honeybees have developed defensive behaviors that allow them to kill the varroa mites or disrupt mite reproduction.

WOOSTER, Ohio -- The 6,000-square-foot pilot plant in Wooster makes gloves and a variety of other latex and rubber products. This is nothing new...

Potatoes with higher levels of beneficial carotenoids are the result of U.S. Department of Agriculture studies to improve one of America’s most popular vegetables.

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. -- Americans continue to have questions about how food is grown and raised. In response, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, which...
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