Will We Swallow GE Potatoes
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Feb 25, 2015 03:47 PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I've always said the fastest way to consumer acceptance of genetically engineered food could come if a nasty disease or insect hit the coffee industry. Denied coffee, the most irritated consumer might stop long enough to listen to facts. Or, perhaps faced with higher prices and diminished supply, the world might just accept and swallow the GE coffee. I know I'm that addicted.

Last week I made a quick stop on the way home from a seed corn meeting to see a farmer friend. We kicked a few ice clods before he popped a question I ...

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