QWhy did Monsanto patent Glyphosate as an antibiotic? Also, the medical establishment has been preaching for years that we should not overuse antibiotics, so as to prevent the development of super bugs. So, doesnt the generous use of the antibiotic Glyph

Why did Monsanto patent Glyphosate as an antibiotic? Also, the medical establishment has been preaching for years that we should not overuse antibiotics, so as to prevent the development of super bugs. So, doesnt the generous use of the antibiotic Glyphosate as the Ag industrys go to herbicide contradict this line of thought?

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Posted on July 21, 2017
To feed the world, we need to reduce food waste, while increasing the yield of food in a sustainable way on land already dedicated to agriculture—and GMOs can help! Genetically modified (GM) foods provide a nutritional and safe alternate to conventionally produced foods. However, the GM food (or GMO) may have an undesired characteristic removed from it (example: for longer shelf life, such as Artic Apples, which do no brown after slicing) OR a characteristic can be introduced to aid in... Read More
Posted on May 8, 2017
This is a simple, yet difficult question to answer because I can only answer for myself and our farming operation, and only as it applies to corn and soybeans which are the only two GMO crops we grow. We also grow non-GMO soybeans, so I have a fair comparison on cost efficiency. Our other crops – wheat, barley, green beans, tomatoes and grapes are not genetically engineered and no commercial GMO of these crops are currently on the market.        ... Read More
Posted on December 20, 2016
The only alternative is that livestock be fed feed that does not contain any GMOs. This is misleading, however, because all feedstuffs over history have evolved by classical plant breeding and genetic selection, which involved genetic modification! Thus, we have the outcomes of plant breeding (crossbreeding) and those obtained by the use of contemporary genetic enhancement (the GMO's) using powerful, precise, and advanced scientific methodologies. Read More