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The Drought, and GMO Crops

Reginald10 Wrote: Jul 31, 2012 3:25 PM
"We want the govt to subsidize organic farms..." Ah, the guilty truth will out. You can't produce good, safe food cheaply, so you want us to pay you to do it; even if we want nothing to do with your products.

As anyone knows, we have had very little rain this year. At the end of this week, the market will get the official USDA estimates of what the corn crop looks like. Private estimates will be available during the week.

Right now, the numbers I am hearing are around 122 bushels per acre. That’s woefully short.

A thought occurred to me though. Some seed companies ($MON) have been working on Genetically Modified seed, or GMO seed. Seed companies have genetically modified seed to grow differently, ripen at different times, and have pesticide and bug resistance. They also...