CROPS NEWS
Panelists Disagree on GE Safety
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:19 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- While the seed industry has done a good job selling to farmers the benefits of growing genetically modified crops, the same cannot be said when it comes to selling the benefits to consumers who question the safety of eating foods that contain ingredients from biotech crops.

A panel of farmers, scientists and media types at the BIO International conference in Chicago Monday agreed that everyone in the supply chain must do a better job explaining the technology, its uses, benefits and safety protocols.

The panel, part of an ongoing series of discussions entitled the "Food Dialogues" organized ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Crop Tech Corner
Crop Tech Corner
Crop Tech Corner
Brazil Intacta Royalty Controversy
Grain Shipper Files for Bankruptcy
Biotech Bill Clears Hurdle
Biotech Labeling Bill on Deck
Crop Tech Corner
USDA's Role in Biotech Labels