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

July 5, 2018
The Polish Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) prepared a draft amendment to the 2006 Feed Act, postponing the 2006 legislation’s ban of genetically engineered (GE) feed ingredients....
July 4, 2018
Since acreage devoted to genetically engineered (GE) crop production peaked in 2008, Slovak farmers and politicians have gradually turned their backs on agricultural biotechnology.
July 2, 2018
Dr. Victor Agyeman, Director-General of Ghana’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the nation’s leading research institute, endorsed the use of modern biotechnology in an interview....
June 27, 2018
On April 19, 2018, the Italian District Court of Udine acquitted Giorgio Fidenato, President of the Federated Farmers Association of the charge of having cultivated GE maize....