QI am interested in learning more about how biotech seeds improve sustainability. Can you provide examples?

I am interested in learning more about how biotech seeds improve sustainability. Can you provide examples?

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Posted on November 10, 2017
GMOs can affect the environment in many ways, and this response discusses the many ways in which GMOs can benefit the environment and the impact GM crops have on the environment. The data in this response from Brookes and Barfoot is from 2013, updated information can be found in their most recent report here.   Additionally, these infographics are helpful in explaining how GMOs can help preserve the habitat and H2O, protect the environment and improve soil health.   Kevin Folta,... Read More
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Posted on November 17, 2017
The topic of labeling can be discussed in many different ways. We hope the below information on labeling GM food addresses your question.   The issue of GMO labeling, the consumer choice and logistical impacts of labeling genetically engineered food is discussed in this response.   Scott Kohne, NAFTA market acceptance manager for the Seeds Unit at Bayer, explains the difference between labeling in different countries vs. labeling GMO products in the U.S. Read his full response... Read More
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Posted on October 17, 2017
While we cannot speak to that specific situation, here is some more information about GM apples and other crops that are genetically modified.   GM apples are non-browning, eliminating those superficial issues that cause people to unnecessarily throw them away - reducing food waste. These apples are scheduled to reach U.S. shelves later this fall.   “The fruit has been genetically modified so they don't turn brown. Using a technique called gene silencing, Carter and his... Read More
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