Stay Informed
with these

Agri Marketing Update
eNewsletter sent each Monday and Thursday
Agri Marketing
Text Alerts

Big news as it breaks
@AgriMarketing on Twitter
Farm Show Guide
Marketing Services Guide
  • ProSelling
  • Agri-Manners

  • National Agri-Marketing Association
    NAMA Website
    Upcoming Events
    Agri-Marketing Conf
    Best of NAMA 2022

    Agri-Pulse reports:

    The Trump administration is trying to do what the George W. Bush and Obama administrations couldn't: Update and streamline USDA's 32-year-old process for genetically engineered crops.

    The latest proposal from USDA - and the third since 2008 - would exempt from regulation traits that could be created through traditional breeding, and companies would be allowed to make self-self-determinations about their regulatory status.

    The 109-page
    proposed rule is being published in the Federal Register today, kicking off a 60-day comment period.

    The National Sorghum Producers was quick to welcome the proposal. Dan Atkisson, the group's chairman, says that streamlining the regs will make it more likely that companies get new sorghum traits on the market. "Innovations through new breeding methods are vital to sorghum growers achieving improved production, meeting sustainability goals and maintaining our competitiveness in the global marketplace," he said.

    Search News & Articles

    Proudly associated with:
    SIIA AM&P Canadian Agri-food Marketers Alliance National Agri-Marketing Association
    Agricultural Relations Council National Association of Farm Broadcasters Agricultural Communicators Network Livestock Publications Council
    All content © 2022, Henderson Communications LLC. | User Agreement