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    • Overview of NABC 1: Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture: Policy Alternatives 

      MacDonald, June F. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      This overview presents the main points presented by the speakers at the 1st Annual Meeting of the NABC in 1989 and the recommendations made the bye participants in the workshops.
    • Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture—Policy Alternatives 

      MacDonald, June Fessenden (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Biotechnology—the use of an organism or its product(s)—is a centuries old technology. Humans have selected, improved, and used organisms and their products for decades: yeasts for bread, wine and cheese making, domesticated ...
    • Should the Development of Herbicide-tolerant Plants be a Focus of Sustainable Agriculture Research? 

      Goldburg, Rebecca J. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Public sector funding could help the development of weed control alternatives that, unlike herbicide-tolerant plants, the industry has not found potentially profitable.
    • Biopesticides: An Overview 

      McManus, Michael L. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Overview of biopesticides from bacteria, nematodes, fungi, protozoa, viruses. The problem of developing resistance
    • Biopesticides and the Environment 

      Pimentel, David (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Risk of greatly increased use of pesticides, including biopesticides, demands investigating more natural means of integrated pest management
    • Biopesticides and Economic Democracy 

      Kloppenburg, Jack Jr. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      The central social and economic issue in the development of biopesticides—indeed, in the development of biotechnology globally—is the question of economic democracy.
    • Is Genetically Engineered Herbicide-resistance (GEHR) Compatible with Low-input Sustainable Agriculture (LISA)? 

      Comstock, Gary (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      An adequate discussion of the morality of agricultural biotechnological research designed to facilitate the prevention or killing of weeds must take into account a broad range of issues.
    • Disease Control in Animals 

      Curtis, Stanley (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      This presentation details aspect of animal husbandry that remote her health.
    • Economic Aspects of Biopesticides 

      Reichelderfer, Katherine H. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Factors influencing biopesticides use
    • Herbicide Resistance in Plants 

      LeBaron, Homer M. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Economic effects of herbicide resistance. How resistance develops and how its pathways can be used for crop improvement.
    • Potential Economic Impact of Herbicide-resistant Corn 

      Tauer,Loren (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Early regional adoption of herbicide tolerant crops may be beneficial to the region that uses new technology first.
    • Biotechnology, Sustainable Agriculture, and the Family Farm 

      Hassebrook, Charles (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      There is a need to make agricultural biotechnology products available to family farms, not only to corporate farms. Agriculture is more sustainably done on the smaller scale of the family farm.
    • Workshop report for NABC 1 

      Hollander, Anne K.; Wood, H. Alan; Mellon, Margaret; Kliebenstein, James; O'Berry, Phillip A.; Butler, L.J. 'Bees'; Weymouth, Donald K.; (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      The workshops focused on the Integrating Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture by discussing issues surrounding biopesticides, herbicide tolerance, disease control in animals and animal growth promotants and made police ...
    • Biotechnology and Disease Control in Animals: Social and Ethical Issues 

      Mason, James (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      By quietly researching and developing biotechnological products before the impacts are known, those who have the greatest investments in the present modes of agricultural production could work to resist rather than to ...
    • Environmental, Health and Safety Issues 

      Black, Gail (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      The issue of disease control in farm animals has far-reaching implications and cost and benefits must be carefully examined.
    • Economic Aspects of Disease Control in Animals 

      Kliebenstein, James B.; Hallam, L. Arne (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Producers need to have healthy management in order to successfully utilize new products and technology, and appropriate management information needs to accompany the introduction of new technologies.
    • Environmental, Human and Target Animal Safety Issues of Animal Growth Promotants 

      Steele, Norman C.; Zimbleman, Robert G. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      The farm of the future will be more management intensive, and that management will require a wider range of tools—that is technology—to be successful in producing an abundant safe food supply. Genetic manipulation is the ...
    • Social and Ethical Implications of Animal Growth Promotants 

      Hoiberg, Eric O.; Bulfetta, Gordon; Nowak, Peter (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Pre-introduction research into the economic and social impacts of new technologies play an important role by identifying institutional barriers to the equitable transfer of new technologies and by providing needed information ...
    • Somatotropins 

      Baldwin, R. Lee (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      BST (Somatotropin) how it work and what it does.
    • Impact of Animal Growth 

      Kalter, Robert J. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      A socially acceptable policy to remove excess capacity in dairy production must be implemented including the removal or price supports. Public income should emphasize education, human services, and social safety nets. ...