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Run For Cover: Cropping Up Better Soil

There’s a revolution going on in the ground below us. A growing group of passionate farmers have been experimenting with complex combinations of cover...

You’re Not Welcome Here

We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming rate. While reactionary pressure...

The Risk Corner: Ten Rules for Communicating on Pesticides

One of the biggest challenges for any risk communications professional today is to deliver positive messages on pesticides. Like any communications process, trust is...

The Risk Corner: Why is the Organic Lobby against NBTs?

There was a brief moment in 2015 where organic farming researchers were having an open discussion on adopting certain innovative plant breeding techniques (commonly...

The Risk Corner: From Wakefield to Portier – Protecting the Scientific Method

The scientific method is under attack today on at least five fronts, damaging the reputation and trust in scientific evidence and scientists themselves. The...

The Risk Corner: GMO Consensus: I Don’t Need To Be Right … I Need You To Be Right

During a recent biotech science communications meeting, I sat on a panel where the discussion turned to the need to present a clear scientific...