Biotech crops increase food production while minimizing environmental impact
Sustainability blog Greenbiz discusses biotech crop varieties that optimize food production while minimizing the impact on the environment.
They said it best:
“When you can grow more food using the same inputs of land, water and fertilizer, everyone-farmers, consumers, hungry people and anyone who cares about CO2 concentrations in the earth’s atmosphere -is better off.” Read more.
UK shoppers support GM food to lower prices
People around the world support cheap, accessible foods. According to Farmers Weekly Interactive, research shows that more than a third of shoppers think GM food should be sold in the UK to help make food more affordable. Read more.
USDA says US is committed to promoting GM crops to help feed the world
In an interview with ABC Rural, Australia’s longest running radio broadcasting program, Mike Dwyer, director of global policy analysis from the USDA, confirmed the US’s commitment to GM crops to help feed a growing world population. He said GM wheat should be on the “short list” of crops approved. Read more.