GM proponents say the technology leads to better crop yields and may solve food shortages and reduce pests. Opponents say GM is a threat to the environment and humans. So where does the truth lie?
South Australia has lifted its moratorium on GM crops, while Tasmania has extended its ban. But the question should no longer be a simple binary of being “for” or “against” GM technology.
Canada’s new food policy aims to bolster the economic impact of the agri-food sector while tackling issues like waste and childhood hunger.
Canola is an example of an innovation that sprung from university research and became a major economic boon to Canada. It should be happening more often.
New research shows Australian farmers are adapting to climate change, offsetting at least part of a climate change-induced decline.