New Technologies

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

Data & Analysis

November 26, 2015
FAS Geneva organized a biotechnology seminar entitled “The Impact of Biotechnology on Developing World Agriculture, Nutrition, and the Environment” on September 22, 2015 at the WTO.
November 25, 2015
The production of biotech-derived commodities continues to expand. Area planted of genetically engineered (GE) corn has surpassed GE cotton.