Category Archives: Agriculture

How Should GMOs Be Regulated in the US?

How Should GMOs Be Regulated in the US?

Considering the fact that more than 181 million hectares of the world’s farmland is covered with genetically modified crops and that new generations of plant varieties are hitting the market faster than ever thanks to cutting-edge new technologies, the question of how genetically engineered (GE) crops should be regulated is rapidly becoming a big question.… Continue Reading

6 Common Genetically Modified Crops You Need to Know About

6 Common Genetically Modified Crops You Need to Know About

Genetically modified (GM) foods or crops have become increasingly common in recent years—a development that has incited considerable controversy both within and beyond the scientific community. However, that doesn’t mean it’s easy for the average consumer to find out if what they’re eating, drinking, or wearing has undergone genetic modification. Following is a list of… Continue Reading

Terms You Need to Know to Understand Agricultural Biotechnology

Terms You Need to Know to Understand Agricultural Biotechnology

While the three major areas of modern biotechnology—medicine, agriculture, and fuels—have a great deal of terminology in common, each of these sectors also has its own distinct set of important terms and definitions. Read on for an overview of the key words and phrases that can help you understand more about agricultural biotechnology. Agricultural biotechnology—A… Continue Reading