Πηγή – New York Times, Opinionator blog By Tina Rosenberg Date – 9 Απρίλιος 2014 Δικτυακός τόπος – opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com Last month was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution. Σε 1944, Borlaug moved to Mexico to work on breeding high-yield, disease-resistant strains of wheat. Mexico adopted them — and […]
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (ΑΡΗΙδ) of USDA has issued a final rule that will align the agency’s import regulations for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) with international standards. The regulations are based on the actual risk of animals or products harboring the disease, while protecting U.S. cattle producers and consumers from introduction of […]
Πηγή – Reuters By Doug Palmer Date – 11 Feb 2013 Δικτυακός τόπος – www.reuters.com President Barack Obama is expected to call for comprehensive trade and investment talks with the 27 nations of the European Union in his annual State of the Union speech on Tuesday, following more than a year of exploratory discussions. “There’s a buzz in […]
Πηγή – The American (American Enterprise Institute) By Blake Hurst Date – Oct 1, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος – www.theamerican.com We don’t have enough land and we can’t afford the opportunity costs of a return to a romantic version of agriculture. But we can afford a food system that provides lots of choices.
Πηγή – Forbes.com By Doug Schoen Date – Oct 22, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος – www.forbes.com With Election Day only 15 days away, it’s clear that economic issues will drive both President Obama and Governor Romney’s closing arguments.
Πηγή – The World Food Prize News Release Date – Αύγουστος 27, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος – www.worldfoodprize.org Dr. Aditi Mukherji is the first recipient of the new Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application
Publication — Foreign Policy Author — By Clyde Prestowitz Date — Απρίλιος 27, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος — http://prestowitz.foreignpolicy.com U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk was here in Singapore yesterday and told an audience at the Singapore Management University that prospects are good for completion of talks by the end of July to establish a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) […]
Publication — The New York Times Author — By Andrew Pollack Date — Απρίλιος 9, 2012 Δικτυακός τόπος — www.nytimes.com The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said that the widely used herbicide 2,4-D would remain on the market, denying a petition from an environmental group that sought to revoke the chemical’s approval. The E.P.A. said that the environmental […]
For the second straight week, this week’s Truth About Trade & Τεχνολογία (ΛΗΦΘΟΥΝ) commentary debuts in a major publication.
Brownfield Ag Network February 21, 2012 By Bob Meyer The United States and South Korea say the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries will take effect on March 15th. The deal was originally signed in 2007 but was held up by numerous delays and concerns including access to the Korean market for U.S. automakers. […]