Last week we talked about Farm Aid and the focus of this organization on the plight of American farmers (mostly the small family farmer, as opposed to the large corporate farmer). I promised we would take a look at the AG biotech market in this weeks article.
This is no easy task, so I will try to analyze the crop segment of Ag bio. The information in this a......Full article >>>
All told there are more than 34 countries with biotech crops, and this number is growing at a furious rate. Additionally, there a total of 63 countries doing research on ag biotech.
Why such a fast growth rate? Well, the bottom line is, in essence, the bottom line!
Biotech crops produce greater income for farmers in terms of cost savings, increased productivity and a ......Full article >>>
ers at the end of this decade with biotech crops covering 370 million acres.
In the U.S., 117.6 million acres of biotech crops were planted in 2004, up 11% from the prior year. India is probably the next big forefront in terms of biotech crops, and cotton appears to be the lead crop.
So which companies are at the forefront of this ag biotech activity?