May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/23/2008, p47
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The article reveals that the Scottish government's genetically modified (GM)-free zone policy is creating division and resentment in a country which has a global reputation for being at the forefront of agricultural advances and plant breeding. National Farmers Union (NFU) president Jim McLaren to called for urgent talks with environment minister Mike Russell in a bid to persuade him to change one of his government's main policies. Russell condemns as unreliable the technology already used by 12 million farmers in 22 countries.


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