U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after President Donald J. Trump Signed the Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products Executive Order.
White House officials have directed the Environmental Protection Agency to stand down on efforts to weaken a federal biofuel mandate after pressure from Iowa politicians seeking to preserve demand for corn and soy, said people familiar with the decision. Read moreRead More »
The Department of Agriculture-attached agency Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a step closer to making the ‘golden rice’ available in the market after it secured an application for field trial and biosafety permit for food, feed and processing. Read moreRead More »