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Pairwise licenses advanced CRISPR technologies to expand ag applications

Pairwise, located in the Triangle area in North Carolina's, and one of the fast-growing agriculture and food biotech companies, has licensed some advanced CRISPR genome editing technologies from two prestigious Boston institutions to expand its crop... more


NMSU’s Chile Pepper Institute might develop chile peppers for NASA

New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute may soon be exploring new heights. The Chile Pepper Institute, located within the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, has recently been contacted by the National Aeronau... more


‘Dirty Dozen’ list release met with protests from produce industry

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) is calling the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list, released March 20, both “inaccurate” and “harmful” to Americans. The report, issued annually, offers consumers an extremely biased vie... more


BREAKING: US District Court rules against farmers in wage lawsuit

Monday evening, March 18, U. S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly issued a memorandum of opinion in a case brought by the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) against the U. S. Department of Labor. NCAE and Peri & Sons, a Nevada ... more


Partnership set between Pure Bioscience, SmartWash Solutions

Pure Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: PURE), creator of the patented non-toxic silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial and SmartWash Solutions have partnered  for an antimicrobial pre-treatment on cut produce named SmartWash Boost.  SmartWash ... more


Intelligent Spray Control System produced by Smart Guided Systems

Smart Guided Systems is making available its commercially designed and manufactured Intelligent Spray Control System. The spray system has been in development, field-testing, and research for almost a decade at the USDA National Institute of Food and... more


USDA: Greenhouse tomato production spans most US states

While Florida and California accounted for 76 percent of U.S. production of field-grown tomatoes in 2016, greenhouse production and use of other protected-culture technologies help extend the growing season and make production feasible in a wider var... more



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