Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors was installed on Mike Bravard’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream.
Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.
Bill Shipley, president of the Iowa Soybean Association, says, "To say China matters to U.S. soybean farmers would be an understatement." He invited President Trump to his farm for a visit about trade policies.