Register Now for the Webinar Release of “Applications, Benefits, and Challenges of Genome Edited Crops”

Join CAST on Wednesday, April 3, from 11 AM to 12 PM CST for the webinar release of our latest issue paper, “Applications, Benefits, and Challenges of Genome Edited Crops.”

Sarah Evanega, Vice President of External Relations at Okanagan Specialty Fruit and Adjunct Associate Professor at Cornell University, and David Ertl, Research Director at the Iowa Corn Growers Association, will present.

Discover the latest insights into genome editing technologies in agriculture and their potential impact on producers, consumers, and the environment. Gain valuable knowledge about the current status and future prospects of genome editing tools, as well as the regulatory challenges and opportunities they present.

Registration is now open, so secure your spot today to ensure you don’t miss this important discussion.

This is a FREE event. Registration is required.


Wednesday, April 3

11 AM to 12 PM CST


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About the Paper

Genome editing tools have been around for over a decade, but they are now being used to accelerate crop improvement and address challenges in agriculture. The use of genome editing in agriculture has the potential to revolutionize the industry, but it also brings with it unique benefits and challenges.

This paper provides an overview of the current status and future prospects of genome editing in agriculture. It reviews recent advances in genome editing tools, discusses select applications in various crops, and considers the benefits and challenges of the technology.

The paper also offers recommendations to ensure that genome editing in agriculture benefits society. It highlights the potential of genome editing as an important tool in creating a competitive bioeconomy, addressing major challenges in agriculture, and benefiting consumers.

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