Scientists take shot at Monsanto’s drought tolerant corn

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has issued a report saying that Monsanto’s new drought-tolerant corn, DroughtGard, might not yield farmers the gains they hope for in dry years. Conservationists have watched with deep concern as genetically modified crops such as DroughtGard are introduced, fearing — rightly, as it turns out — that fragile grasslands in the central and western Dakotas will continue to be plowed up and planted.

View the original article here: Scientists take shot at Monsanto’s drought tolerant corn – Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

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