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Without Glyphosate, What Would Farming Look Like?

Without Glyphosate, What Would Farming Look Like?

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Dave Walton--who grows corn, soybeans, alfalfa and hay, and is director of the Iowa Soybean Association—discusses the ecological consequences if ...
GMO Myth: Farmers “drown” crops in “dangerous” glyphosate. Fact: They use eye droppers

GMO Myth: Farmers “drown” crops in “dangerous” glyphosate. Fact: They use eye droppers

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Anti-GMO activists and even some media reports claim that farmers growing GM crops "douse" their fields in "dangerous chemicals," glyphosate ...
Sweet corn roadside taste-off: Customers learned, sampled and chose GE over conventional

Sweet corn roadside taste-off: Customers learned, sampled and chose GE over conventional

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GM foods are disparaged by some critics because they allegedly promote 'industrial agriculture,' such as growing grains for animals or ...
View from an Iowa farm: Anti-GMO professor tries to brainwash students against modern farming

View from an Iowa farm: Anti-GMO professor tries to brainwash students against modern farming

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A University Of Northern Iowa (UNI) instructor invited two professors to engage in an exercise analyzing arguments for and against ...
Life as a corn plant is SCARY—Farmers and environmentalists embrace GM Bt corn to ward off pests

Life as a corn plant is SCARY—Farmers and environmentalists embrace GM Bt corn to ward off pests

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''Why do you grow Bt corn?'' Dave Walton answers the question and delves deeper into the reasons of why a ...
I said Syngenta wasn’t listening to farmers about GMO corn—Maybe I was wrong

I said Syngenta wasn’t listening to farmers about GMO corn—Maybe I was wrong

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Syngenta took exception to a couple of issues that raised on this site and responded to the question on if ...
New twist on the China-Viptera GMO corn controversy: Customers are talking—is Syngenta listening?

New twist on the China-Viptera GMO corn controversy: Customers are talking—is Syngenta listening?

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While China--instigator of a trade war with the US--continues to reject GMO corn exports that contain the Viptera trait, American ...
Anti-GMO activists say farmers are not listening to their customers? Is that true?

Anti-GMO activists say farmers are not listening to their customers? Is that true?

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Producers are listening to their consumers, argues Iowa farmer Dave Walton, but what gets lost in the discussion is that ...
View from an Iowa farm: In choosing seeds, 'I'm no pawn of Monsanto'

View from an Iowa farm: In choosing seeds, ‘I’m no pawn of Monsanto’

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Every year, farmers are faced with difficult decisions about which seeds they will plant. The wrong choices can be disastrous ...