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...
- 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.
- Farmer's GM Attitudes Disputed. // Australasian Science;Jun2003, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the need for more reliable information about Australian farmer's attitudes to genetically modified (GM) crops. Limitations of the results of surveys on farmers' willingness to grow GM crops; Need for random phone poll of growers that reflects the breadth of opinions and the depth of...
- TALKING POINT. Clark, John // Farmers Weekly;8/8/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p91
Presents an article about the opposition of majority of British farmers to genetically modified crops. Concerns about the implications of such crops; Comments on the U.S. advocacy of genetically modified crops; Benefits from a market free of genetically modified crops.
- California Rejects Two Anti-Biotech Measures. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;11/10/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 37, p40
Reports on the reactions of voters from several California counties regarding the planting of genetically modified crops. Percentage of voters in Marin County who voted for banning the planting of genetically modified plants; Number of voters who rejected the ban in Butte County; Reason of...
- Farmers breaking genetically altered crops rule. // Nation's Health;Nov2003, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p6
Provides information on farmers who are violating rules on genetically engineered crops in the U.S., based on a survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and on a report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Percentage of farmers not following rules on genetically and...
- 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...