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2013-07-19 16:20:48

AUSTIN, Texas, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new grassroots campaign entitled the 'Monsanto Video Revolt' sponsored by Storyleak, Global Healing Center and NaturalNews has been launched by activists in order to generate further awareness over the dangers posed by both biotech juggernaut Monsanto and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) at large. On July 24, the campaign calls on individuals from around the world to post videos regarding Monsanto on all video sharing and social...

2013-06-27 23:01:14

Glyphosate – Is it causing Breast Cancer, Obesity & Birth Defects? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” asks the question, “Has the Safety of our Food Been Sold out from Under Us?” Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Jeff Hays today announced that principal photography has begun on the new documentary film – Bought. A new crowd funding campaign at indiegogo.com has an early trailer. At one point in history, glyphosate was...

2013-06-17 08:31:13

With China Approval and Commercial Launch, Intacta RR2 PRO(TM) Soybeans Expected to Become Core Growth Driver Within Monsanto's Next-Generation Soybean Platform ST. LOUIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company's (NYSE: MON) first technology developed specifically for an international market, Intacta RR2 PRO(TM) soybeans, has received official approval from China's Ministry of Agriculture. With this approval, Monsanto will now begin commercial preparation for the full-scale...

2013-05-22 23:28:46

Monsanto won its suit against Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman for reproducing the company´s patented genetically altered soybean seed without its authorization. But the decision upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on May 13, 2013 raises further questions regarding patent protection as self-replicating technologies grow in different industries, says Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 On May 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in...

Monsanto Scores Yet Another Supreme Court Victory
2013-05-14 09:40:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a victory for patent holders, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision on Monday stating farmers could not use agricultural biotech company Monsanto´s patented and genetically modified soybeans to generate new seeds without sending the company a fee. Copyright law experts are saying the ruling could have ramifications for other aspects of modern agriculture...

Genetic Engineering Disadvantages
2013-04-16 16:43:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While there are many advantages to the ability to modify genes, there are also a number of genetic engineering disadvantages. However, unlike the pros — such as super-sized strawberries, drought-proof corn or fungus-resistant soybeans — the cons of genetically engineered foods are sometimes a little harder to spot. For starters, according to Washington Post columnist Dr. Peter Lind, genetically modified organisms (GMO) have...

2013-04-16 08:24:30

Agreements Create More Options for Farmers and Expanded Market Opportunities for Next-Generation Technologies MONHEIM, Germany and ST. LOUIS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience and Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) have entered into a series of licensing agreements for next-generation and enabling technologies in the field of plant biotechnology that will provide new options and choices for farmers. Monsanto will provide Bayer CropScience with a royalty-bearing license to...

2013-03-28 12:23:33

Farmers Attend Educational Meetings to Discuss Roundup Ready 2 Xtend(TM) Soybeans and FieldScripts(SM) ST. LOUIS, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers and seed dealers from major U.S. crop production regions recently gathered in St. Louis and Peoria, Ill. for "Monsanto Ground Breakers® Week." The nearly 250 farmers in attendance are part of Monsanto's on-farm trial program, Ground Breakers, experiencing two new innovations from Monsanto: Roundup Ready® Xtend(TM) Crop...

2013-03-26 08:23:07

WILMINGTON, Del. and ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont and Monsanto announced today a series of technology licensing agreements that will expand the range of seed products they can offer farmers. The agreements include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto's next-generation soybean technologies in the United States and Canada. Through these agreements, DuPont Pioneer will be able to offer Genuity(®) Roundup Ready 2 Yield(®) soybeans as early as 2014,...

2013-03-22 23:20:10

WSSA has published a new article. As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 As the cost and scale of farming operations have increased, so has the usage of herbicide-resistant crops. These crops provide a weed management tool to meet the needs of modern agriculture. A corresponding decrease has been noted in the use of soil-applied herbicides that farmers have relied on heavily in recent...


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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