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on September 22, 2013 in World News

Will Monsanto Destroy Another Crop?

Will Monsanto Destroy Another Crop? The U.S. wheat industry was nearly brought to its knees after the discovery of a genetically modified strain Monsanto  (NYSE: MON  )  had tested years ago was inexplicably found growing in an Oregon farmer’s field. Because most of the rest of the world rejects GM wheat and the wheat from the Pacific Northwest is mostly targeted for export, the ramifications of the discovery were massive. Now it’s deja vu all over again. A Washington State farmer had his alfalfa crop rejected by a broker after it tested positive for the presence of genetic modification. The implications for… View Article

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