Monsanto’s deep roots in Washington

| | May 15, 2012
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Love it or hate it — and there are plenty of people on either side — the company controls much of the agricultural market, and also sells products for the suburban yard such as the weed-killer Roundup. Roundup is the core of Monsanto’s agricultural breakthrough: The company produces genetically modified seeds that are resistant to the herbicide, making it easy for farmers to spray whole fields of soy or corn and kill only the weeds. Food production made easy.

View the original article here: Monsanto’s Deep Roots In Washington – Opensecrets.org

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