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November 7, 2014:  USDA Announces a Determination of Nonregulated Status for an Alfalfa Variety Genetically Engineered for Reduced-Lignin Content

November 7, 2014:  USDA Announces a Determination of Nonregulated Status for Potato Varieties Genetically Engineered for Low-Acrylamide Potential and Reduced Black Spot Bruise

November 7, 2014:  USDA Makes Petition for a Determination of Nonregulated Status for a Potato Variety Genetically Engineered for Late Blight Resistance, Low-Acrylamide Potential, Reduced Black Spot Bruise, and Lowered Reducing Sugars for a 60-Day Public Comment Period

October 17, 2014:  USDA Announces Extension of a Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Insect Resistance

October 15, 2014:  USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts

October 10, 2014:  Presentations:  BRS Stakeholder Meeting held November 19, 2014 

September 26, 2014: USDA Announces Close and Findings of Investigation into the Detection of Genetically Engineered Wheat in Oregon in 2013; Opens New Investigation Into Separate Detection of GE Wheat in Montana in 2014


September 25, 2014:  APHIS Extends Comment Period for Dicamba Herbicide Resistant Soybeans and Cotton


Click here to view public comments submitted to the Monsanto Dicamba-Resistant GE Crops Draft EIS (Docket No. APHIS-2013-0043).  (Closed October 10, 2014.)

September 17, 2014:  APHIS Issues Record of Decision (ROD) for Three GE Plants


August 28, 2014:  Availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Field Release of Genetically Engineered Diamondback Moths


August 28, 2014:  Monsanto Company; Availability of Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Preliminary Decision for an Extension of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Resistance to Lepidopteran Insects


August 6, 2014:  USDA Announces Final Environmental Impact Statement for Corn and Soybean Plants Resistant to the Herbicide 2,4-D and Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Cotton and Soybean Plants Resistant to the Herbicide Dicamba


July 18, 2014:  Withdrawal of Proposed Rule - Sharing Certain Business Information Regarding the Introduction of Genetically Engineered Organisms With State and Tribal Government Agencies

July 18, 2014:  Syngenta/Bayer Mesotrione/Glufosinate-Tolerant Soybean. (12-215-01p) Final EA, PPRA, FONSI and Determination

May 27, 2014:  Syngenta/Bayer Mesotrione/Glufosinate-Tolerant Soybean. (12-215-01p) Draft EA, PPRA, Preliminary FONSI and Preliminary Determination for 30-day Public Viewing

May 27, 2014:  JR Simplot InnateTM potatoes with low acrylamide potential and reduced black spot bruise (13-022-01p). Draft EA for 30-day public comment

May 27, 2014:  Monsanto & Forage Genetics reduced lignin alfalfa. (12-321-01p) Draft EA for 30-day public comment

April 21, 2014:  Dow AgroSciences LLC; Determination of Nonregulated Status for Soybean Genetically Engineered for Insect Resistance


March 18, 2014:  Dow AgroSciences LLC; Availability of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Cotton Genetically Engineered for Resistance to 2,4–D and Glufosinate


Click here to review comments submitted on the Dow 2,4-D and glufosinate herbicide-tolerant cotton petition (Docket No. APHIS-2013-0113). (Closed May 19, 2014.)

March 18, 2014:  BASF Plant Sciences, LP; Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Resistance to the Herbicide Imidazolinone

 

March 7, 2014:  Monsanto Co.; Availability of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Maize Genetically Engineered For Protection Against Corn Rootworm and Resistance to Glyphosate

Click here to review comments on the Monsanto insect-resistant, herbicide-tolerant corn petition (Docket No. APHIS-2014-0007). (Closed May 6, 2014.)

March 3, 2014:  Dow AgroSciences LLC; Availability of Plant Pest Risk Assessment, Environmental Assessment, Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact, and Preliminary Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Insect Resistance 


Click here to review comments on Dow's insect-resistant soybean (Docket No. APHIS-2012-0110). 

February 21, 2014: Comment Period on DEIS for Herbicide Resistant Corn and Soybeans Open Until March, 11, 2014

January 10, 2014USDA Holds Virtual Public Meeting to Accept Comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Herbicide-Resistant Corn and Soybeans


January 3, 2014: USDA Seeks Public Review and Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Herbicide-Resistant Corn and Soybeans


December 31, 2013:  Re-opening of Comment Period – Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.; Availability of Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Apples Genetically Engineered to Resist Browning


November 6, 2013: Determination of Nonregulated Status for Monsanto's Increased Yield Soybean


November 6, 2013: BASF Plant Science LP; Availability of a Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered for Herbicide Resistance


November 6, 2013: Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.; Availability of Plant Pest Risk Assessment (PPRA) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Apples Genetically Engineered to Resist Browning


November 4, 2013: USDA Announces Request for Public Input on Agricultural Coexistence; Acts on Recommendations Made by Advisory Committee on Biotechnology in 21st Century

Click here to view the comments submitted to the Agricultural Coexistence Docket (No. APHIS-2013-0047)


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