GM crops are "unsustainable"
- Canada gives crop advice to UK farms. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;7/11/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p12
Reports on the arrival in Great Britain of a group of Canadian farmers who provide advice on commercial planting of genetically modified crops, as of July 2003. Benefits and costs of the technology; Details of the meeting between the Canadian and British farmers.
- Members To Help Form GM Policy. Davies, Isabel // Farmers Weekly;3/21/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p17
Reports that Great Britain National Farmers Union wants farmers to join the debate on genetically modified (GM) crops to help form union policy. Concerns regarding the use of GM crops by farmers.
- Consumers don't want GM, so why use it? Melchett, Peter // Nature;8/28/2003, Vol. 424 Issue 6952, p995
Its is advised that one of the few sectors of Great Britain agriculture that has a real and growing market, strongly supported by consumers, to introduce a radical change in product. But there is no evidence, however, that using genetically modified (GM) crops would further the interests of...
- Crazy GMO debates. lawton, kurt // Corn & Soybean Digest;Oct2013, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p4
The author criticizes food activists who oppose genetically modified (GMO) crops. He says that these crops continue to be harvested from millions of acres and consumed without any reported adverse impact. He notes that despite scientific proof of safety and soundness of GMO products and...
- opinion pieces: GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS IN AGRICULTURE--THE ARGUMENTS FOR & AGAINST. Hurley-Dépret, Molly // International Trade Forum;2011, Issue 3, p22
The author shares her views on why she supports genetically modified organisms (GMOs). According to the author, GM crops are becoming popular worldwide, with 15.4 million farmers growing GM crops. She explains that plantings have risen following the introduction of GM crops. She further points...
- The proof is in the planting. Thrane, Linda // Apply;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p4
Presents information on an increase in biotechnology crop plantings in the U.S. as of July 2004. Information on agricultural biotechnology; Benefits of genetically enhanced crops for farmers; Challenges faced by farmers in introducing biotechnology products to the market.
- Four Anti-GMO initiatives firefight leads to larger war. Cline, Harry // Western Farm Press;10/16/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p4
The article presents author's views in banning genetically modified (GMO) crops in few counties in California. The anti-biotech movement as referred in the article is not about biotech--it is about right-to-farm. The anti-GMO measure would demand arrest of farmers growing herbicide-tolerant...
- Letters to the Editor. Harrington, J.A.; Baker, David; Taylor, TC // Crops;5/7/2005, p30
Presents letters to the editor related to agriculture in Great Britain. Suggestions for spreading awareness on genetically modified (GM) crops; Praise of the article on GM crops, that was published in the April 23 issue of the periodical "Crops"; Lacunas in the article "GM Prejudice," that was...
- 10 farming stories you should read today, May 6. Bennett, Chris // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/ 6/2013, p5
A list of articles related to farming is presented, including "Agriculture Chess: Battle of Farmers Against Weeds," "A Hard Look at GM Crops" and "Labor on an Organic Farm--Harmony or Harm."