Tagged: Plant & Food

Ag science just ain't sexy enough - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jun 22, 2010

Here’s the looming problem for New Zealand – the scientific institutions that come up with innovations to keep our primary sector industries productive and contributing huge amounts to GDP are failing to attract young kiwi talent to replace the old-timers that are retiring. Hence we have, a few days after Fieldays, the following headline in Rural News: … Read More

GM probe: Minor transgressions…major implications - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 01, 2009

It hasn’t been a great year for New Zealand’s genetic modification research efforts, even if viewed from a purely “PR” point of view. Last December, the anti-GM environmental group the Soil & Health Association of New Zealand had a poke around Crop & Food’s GM brassica trial going on at the company’s campus at Lincoln near Christchurch and … Read More