Soybean Farmers Benefit from Nobel Prize-Winning Research

Lisa M. Balbes|Oct 15, 2020

Last week, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany) and Jennifer A. Doudna (University of…


From the Lab to the Farm: How Gene Editing Is Done

McKenna Dosier|Sep 29, 2020

The soy checkoff initiated research to identify how advancements in gene editing can help farmers produce a better crop.


Three Common Misconceptions about the “Dangers” of Genetic Engineering and GMOs

Marc Brazeau|Sep 21, 2019

In a previous piece, we looked at six of the most common misconceptions still floating around regarding GMOs: Genetic engineering is not the same as…


Genome Editing: An Innovative Tool in the Sustainability Toolbox

Council for Agriculture Science and Technology|Aug 4, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers are among the most sustainable in the world, continuously improving production techniques to minimize their impact on natural resources while simultaneously growing…


Why Gene Editing is the Next Food Revolution

National Geographic|Sep 7, 2018

Global magazine highlights a still largely untapped innovation with great potential for the U.S. Soy industry National Geographic recently profiled gene editing, a scientific breakthrough…