Companies do not force farmers to buy GMO seeds. In fact, in the U.S. and most other agricultural countries, the market for seed sales is open, therefore it is not possible for companies to “force” farmers to buy only one type of seed. Farmers choose what seeds to grow based on what is best for their farms, market demand and local growing environments. In fact, there are a wide variety of seed options available to farmers, including organic, hybrid, conventional and genetically modified seeds. Many farmers successfully grow organic, non-GMO and genetically modified crops on the same farm.Read More
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By GMOAnswers Admin from Washington DC, DC January 08, 2014
The attack of insects, from planting to close to harvest, is a limiting factor for crop productivity, regardless of the production system used. Under favorable environmental conditions and/or in the absence of the use of appropriate management practices, the proliferation of insects can reach levels of economic damage and cause losses.In the 2012/2013 crop season there were reports on the occurrence of worm infestations in Brazil, the damages of which were observed in cotton and soybean crops...
By Joshua Price from , January 08, 2014
From: “The Lowdown on GMOs According to Science” There are some really cool improvements coming along in several crops that have been developed using the tools of biotechnology—GMOs if you will. Some of these innovations have consumer health benefits. Some expand ways to encourage greater produce consumption. Some reduce food waste. Some prevent crop losses through disease and reduce the need for copper sprays. These traits represent an expansion of biotech beyond the major row...