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The Foodie Farmer: GMO versus NonGMO: The Cost of Production

Farmers grow what there is demand for, plain and simple. What markets are available in our region and the products they want from farmers. Economics 101. We don’t grow what we can’t sell. For us, there is greater demand for GMO derived feed and imgredients than there is for nonGMO feed and ingredients. Strange isn’t […]

Do GMOs yield more food? The answer is in the semantics – Boing Boing

Do GMOs yield more food? The answer is in the semantics – Boing Boing.

Bt Toxin

A bacteria species called Bacillus thuringiensis, which occurs naturally in the soil, manufactures a poison called Bt toxin. It seems to target plant pests, such as the European corn borer, almost exclusively. Corn and cotton have also been genetically engineered to express the Bt toxin, making the plants poisonous to pests but not to humans. […]

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