Fascinating TATT Global Roundtable Discussion

Leah GuffeyAudio, GMO, International, World Food

It was a fascinating experience for me to spend three days watching and listening to the 16 Truth About Trade and Technologies (TATT) Global Farmer Roundtable farmers as they shared with each other and became friends. They were from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Ghana, India, Kenya, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Ukraine, Uruguay, Zimbabwe and the US – yet they were … Read More

World Food Prize Laureates

Leah GuffeyAudio, Events, GMO, Industry News, International, Monsanto, Syngenta, World Food

Three biotechnology scientists were honored at the World Food Prize in a ceremony in Des Moines last week, but before that, they met the press and answered some tough questions about the technology they have dedicated their lives to developing. The 2013 World Food Prize Laureates are Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Dr. Robert Fraley, Marc Van Montagu of the Institute … Read More

Kleckner Fellow Awarded Ahead of World Food Prize

Leah GuffeyAudio, GMO, International, World Food

A highlight of the Truth About Trade and Technology (TATT) Global Farmer Roundtable last week was the presentation of the first Kleckner Trade and Technology Advancement Award Fellow to V. Ravichandran, better known to friends as Ravi. He is pictured here with TATT CEO Mary Boote and chairman Bill Horan. Ravi grows rice, sugarcane, cotton and pulses on about 60 … Read More

New Online Resource about GMOs

Talia GoesAgribusiness, BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dupont Pioneer, GMO, Monsanto, Syngenta

The agricultural biotechnology companies that develop genetically modified seeds (GMO) are coming together to launch a broad, new initiative to provide accurate information and answer the toughest questions about GMOs and how our food is grown. GMO Answers is a new conversation, public Q&A, and central online resource for information on GMOs, their background, use in agriculture, and research and … Read More