The Ag-West Bio Blog features editorials by scientists, academics, business experts and producers on wide ranging topics, from farming to biotechnology.

The editorial blogs posted here represent the personal views of the authors. We thank them for taking the time to contribute. We also welcome you to submit a blog if you feel passionate about a topic. Blogs should be no more than 750 words in length and should contain links to references. Please submit to

Happy New Year – 2021

January 5, 2021

Cafe Scientifique with Dr. Scott Napper: Research development in the midst of a pandemic

October 27, 2020

NRGene introduces product to allow crop genotyping optimization at lower costs

October 16, 2020

Why do people fear GMOs?

January 14, 2020

Rhizosphere Research Part 2: Getting to the Root of Plant-Soil Interaction

July 17, 2019

Rhizosphere Research Part 1: Digging into Soil

June 19, 2019

#ScientistsArePeopleToo video series captures unique personalities of scientists at work and play

January 18, 2019

Jack Bobo on Public Perceptions and Choosing Your Battles

November 22, 2018

The torching of transgenics

January 22, 2018

Kevin Folta GMO Mythbusting, Part 10: Is GMO food dangerous at all?

July 15, 2015

RNA interference: Big potential for agriculture

April 17, 2015

Dr. Kevin Folta on transparency and the GMO debate

February 26, 2015

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