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Ag Biotech:
Accelerating Economic Opportunities in NC 

Ag Biotech Summit 2012: Videos and Summaries

Bringing Your Ag Biotech
Business to NC

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GMOs:  Just the Facts. From the Experts.

What Do You Want to Know About GMO Food?
5 video series




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Ag Biotech: Market Analysis

NCBiotech (RTI)

Cultivating Leadership in Ag Biotech: NC's Assets and Successes


Facts and only the AgBiotech Facts (Talking Points)


Five Reasons Your Biotech HQ Should be in NC


NC Ag Biotech: Asset Analysis and Strategic Direction with Key Highlights

NCBiotech (RTI)


External Resources



ABCs of GMOs

The Seattle Times 8-10-13 Article (pdf)

AgBiotech FAQ

Offered by BIO

Ag Biotech: 
Pockets of Knowledge

Packaged information on crop biotechnology products and related issues.

Biotech Crops: Do they Affect Pork

White paper from National Pork Board discussing whether biotech-derived feed affects the wholesomeness and nutritional value of pork products

Best Food Facts: Food Experts

You're given the opportunity to connect with food system experts nationwide who have done the research, checked their work and want to share the results.

Biofuels FAQ

The NC Biofuels website was created to provide straightforward, useful and factual information about biofuels in North Carolina.

BioPreferred Program Database

Published by USDA's BioPreferred®​ program to identify products whose biobased content has been independently laboratory tested and third-party certified. These companies are not USDA endorsed due to inclusion.

Biotech Seeds

US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance view on biotech seeds

Coalition for Safe Affordable Food Coalition members seek to fend off labeling initiatives like those already approved by voters in CT and ME

Crop Biotech Update

The latest world developments in crop biotechnology that are of relevance to Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Executive Summary

Impact & Innovation: AgBioscience in the Southern U.S. The importance of the southern region’s land‐grant extension service and experiment station system.  Batelle Feb. 2013 Report

Food Biotech: Communicator's Guide

International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation has released its 3rd Edition of their Communicator's Guide to Improving Understanding, reflecting on food biotech research, regulation, product availability, consumer insights and changing communications methods.

Genetic Literacy Project

Explore the intersection of DNA research, media and policy to disentangle science from ideology when it comes to ag and human biotechnology

Get A Move On Farm Bureau is providing farmers and ranchers with tools to share their story of progress and innovation.  See also the 1-page overview of GMO adoption in North Carolina

GM Approval Database

Database of Biotech/GM crop approvals for various biotechnology stakeholders, featuring Biotech/GM crop events and traits approved for commercialization and planting and/or for import for food and feed use with a short description of the crop and trait

GMO Answers

Have your questions answered by one of more than 100 experts that contribute to this website, including independent experts from leading academic institutions, industry groups and representatives from member companies.  View studies, explore basics and dig deeper into the science.

GMO Labels: Beneficial or Detrimental?

Scientific American article regarding labels for gmo foods and what the effects could be if implemented

GMO Yields

Article explains that the differing study results all come down to terminology

NC's No. 1 Industry

Walden's (NCSU) Fact Sheet 2013

Neonicotinoids:  FAQ

American Nursery & Landscape Association

Truth about Trade

Non-Profit group of farmers supporting freer trade and a farmer's right to choose tools, technologies and strategies; includes counter of biotech acres planted and harvested


USDA's biotechnology sector frequently asked questions