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Viewpoint: Absolute opposition to GMOs, gene edited crops and pesticides threatens food security and harms the environment

Financial Post | 
Every time an outspoken pundit calls GMOs categorically unsafe it undermines decades of past and in-progress scientific research and reminds ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers need more than pro-GMO marketing campaigns to earn public trust

Financial Post | 
If farmers want to shed the stereotypes foisted on them and talk openly to consumers about the realities of agriculture ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers use glyphosate to grow healthy crops, not because ‘Big Ag’ makes them

Financial Post | 
Until the public sees agriculture and the agricultural landscape for what it is and quits calling a circle a square, ...
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The Paltrow effect: When it comes to GMOs, consumers trust ill-educated celebrities more than science. How might farmers respond?

Financial Post | 
For a world that has largely forsaken religion in favor of science to base its attitudes towards food on nothing ...
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Viewpoint: If farmers want the public’s trust, they should change how they talk to consumers

Ottawa Citizen | 
The president of Bayer CropScience Canada, Al Driver, had just finished talking about why his company decided to purchase Monsanto ...
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Let’s approach the GMO conversation with ‘cooler heads’ in 2019

London Free Press | 
As consumers strive to become more aware of food-production terms and practices, they often bludgeon farmers with a body of ...

Viewpoint: Roundup is a ‘timid cousin’ of dangerous pesticides, and a blessing to agriculture

Star Phoenix | 
The public has found its witch to burn. Glyphosate — or, colloquially, Roundup — is shackled to the stake in ...

A farmer’s view on educating consumers about GMOs, pesticides and sustainable food

Maclean's | 
My family’s farm began in 1880s with a sod house and an intrepid couple—the Banmans—willing to brave the unforgiving Canadian ...

Why do farmers use GMOs and pesticides?

Financial Post | 
Chemicals changed the course of agriculture. They became available. Then they became affordable. And then they started to keep their ...
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Viewpoint: Rampant anti-GMO beliefs make it more difficult to combat hunger and food insecurity

Financial Post | 
The negative rhetoric surrounding GMOs, big ag and non-organic food production is due for a reckoning. At some point, many ...

What will the GMO debate look like 20 years in the future?

Financial Post | 
When Monsanto created RoundUp, it plunked itself in the centre of a public throng that had never seen its likes ...
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