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    • Understanding the social controversies over agricultural Biotechnology 

      Welsh, Rick (NABC, 2015)
      Robust intellectual property protection for GE technologies stimulated a shift in agricultural chemical companies toward “an integrated pesticide and seed sector” that over a relatively short time has concentrated the seed ...
    • Sustainability of genetically engineered insect-resistant Crops: A view from the fringe 

      Tooker, John F (NABC, 2015)
      Product flexibility in the marketplace. Would allow growers to maximize economic returns by responding to local pest populations, especially through the use of IPM, rather than being limited to specific management strategies ...
    • Do American consumers want GM food labeling? It depends on how you ask the question 

      Hallman, William K. (NABC, 2015)
      Data show that the vast majority of Americans know little or nothing about GE foods or foods containing GE ingredients in their supermarkets. There is considerable confusion among consumers: ingredients thought to be ...
    • The structure of US agricultural and food research, with an emphasis on seed-biotechnology research 

      Heisey, Paul W. (NABC, 2015)
      The early innovations in biotechnology primarily occurred within university and public research institutions, yet research investment by the private sector has well surpassed public investment. The nature of the research ...
    • AC21—The journey to coexistence 

      Redding, Russell C. (NABC, 2015)
      The Advisory Committee on 21st Century Agriculture (AC21), in response to Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack’s charge to advise the USDA on key issues facing the increasingly complex and diverse US agricultural system, ...
    • Student Voice report 

      Minkenberg, Bastian; Newsome, Jade (NABC, 2015)
      Student Voice report and recommendations
    • Overview NABC 27::A Focus on the issues 

      Thompson, Gary A.; Hardy, Ralph W. F. (NABC, 2015)
      Detailed conference overview
    • Coexistence of biotech, organic, and conventional crops: Facts, issues, and a path forward 

      Jaffe, Greg (NABC, 2015)
      Coexistence raises complex management, policy, economic, and consumer issues. Jaffe postulates that coexistence “embodies the idea that consumers should be able to get the products they want.” It is a complex issue and it ...
    • Thinking across time: A 20-Year perspective on biotech policy 

      Merrigan, Kathleen A. (NABC, 2015)
      Presented is a broad historical view of critical moments in the biotech industry that have framed the current issues with stress on the need for independent voices with limited ties to industry to serve as a science-based ...
    • Segregating GMO crops—cultural and functional challenges 

      Clarkson, Lynn (NABC, 2015)
      There is a need to manage for purity when meeting client quality standards in commercial-scale handling of conventional, GE, and organic Identity preservation (IP) is essential when multiple pathways to the marketplace ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2015)
      Resistance management
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2015)
      147Trade and markets
    • What are the major impediments to resistance management for crops in the social sciences and governance? 

      Roush, Richard (NABC, 2015)
      Agriculture worldwide faces challenges in developing and managing resistance to GE-based insect and weed control strategies. Pesticide resistance has been investigated for many years, and while the fundamentals of the ...
    • Worlds apart on GMOs—Can trade agreements bridge the gap? 

      Kerr, William A. (NABC, 2015)
      Divergent regulation of GE commodities on the world market leads to trade barriers and reduces trade flow. Rules regulating international trade of GE crops do not exist, even though there is a long history of actions taken ...
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2015)
      Social and economic dimensions of sustainability
    • Q&A 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2015)
      Coexistence
    • Enabling coexistence: Balancing innovation and market access 

      Giroux, Randal (NABC, 2015)
      Managing the coexistence of commodity crops within supply chains and global food presents challenges. For biotechnology to fully realize the benefit of increased global food security, its products must be effectively ...
    • Coexistence in the Oregon seed industry 

      Loberg, Greg (NABC, 2015)
      A highly successful program for coexistence through exists in the Willamette Valley Specialty Seed Association where proactive stewardship policies supporting coexistence are used. These policies should be developed by a ...
    • Herbicide-Resistant Crop Management: A Canadian Perspective 

      Beckie, Hugh J. (NABC, 2015)
      The Canadian perspective is focused on the comprehensive approaches to weed resistance in Canada for GE canola, corn, and soybeans, including reporting requirements, BMPs to minimize resistance, and systematic monitoring ...
    • Coexistence: The university role 

      Mallory-Smith, Carol (NABC, 2015)
      The land grant universities face the challenges in fulfilling their mission of providing unbiased information through research, education, and extension for the broad range of stakeholders that coexist in this technologically ...