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VIDEO: Kernels of Truth – GMO Safety

By Nebraska Corn Board (Third Party Organization) on Wednesday, 12/17/2014 1:39 pm

This video, the third in Nebraska Corn Board’s series, “Kernels of Truth,” explores uses for biotechnology “beyond Bt.”
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
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Excuse Me, Why is Your Seed Blue?

By Amanda Zaluckyj (Independent Expert) on Tuesday, 12/16/2014 1:00 am

Why are some seeds "blue"? This post explains how seed treatments are used in modern agriculture.
  • Impact on Farms
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
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With the Right Tools, Zimbabwe Can be an Agricultural Breadbasket

By Nyasha Mudukuti (Independent Expert) on Monday, 12/15/2014 10:46 am

  • Impact on Society
  • Impact on Farms
  • Future of GMO
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Five Tasty Reasons To Reconsider GMO Crops

By Steve Savage (Independent Expert) on Friday, 12/12/2014 11:40 am

In this post, Steve Savage discusses five plant pest problems and how GM crops could provide a solution.
  • Impact on Society
  • Impact on Environment
  • Future of GMO
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VIDEO: Kernels of Truth – What are GMOs?

By Nebraska Corn Board (Third Party Organization) on Thursday, 12/11/2014 3:48 pm

This video, the first in the Nebraska Corn Board’s series, “Kernels of Truth,” covers the basics of GMOs.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Genetically Engineered Crops in 2014: What Are They and How Do They Work?

By Kevin Folta (Independent Expert) on Thursday, 12/04/2014 5:24 pm

In this video presentation, Kevin Folta outlines the basics, history and use of genetically modified crops.
  • Future of GMO
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Addressing Claims that Glyphosate Contributes to "Toxic Wheat"

By Community Manager (CBI) on Thursday, 12/04/2014 11:53 am

This post addresses claims that farmers are “dousing” wheat crops with glyphosate, and that this practice is contributing to allergies, digestive issues and autoimmune responses.
  • Safety, Health, and Nutrition
  • Science and GMO Basics
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Transgenic Plants and the Natural World: Curse or Blessing?

By Dr. Peter H. Raven (Independent Expert) on Thursday, 11/20/2014 6:44 pm

  • Future of GMO
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GMO Answers Hosts Open Doors Tour in Raleigh

By Community Manager (CBI) on Wednesday, 11/19/2014 11:33 pm

Find out what bloggers learned about GMOS during a tour of three biotech facilities, including GMO basics, how GMOs are grown and studied, and how GMOs are tested and regulated.
  • Science and GMO Basics
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