English Farmers Believe Genetically Modified Foods Will Solve Their Wet Weather Woes

January 4, 2013 by  
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Farmers at the Oxford Farming Conference told The Guardian that raising genetically modified food crops will make them more resilient to the effects of climate change . 2012 was the wettest year on record in England and many farmers suffered enormous losses as a result. Keen to remain globally competitive, they are convinced that GMO crops will be more drought, flood and disease-resistant. But environmentalists warn that GMOs will not bolster resilience and that organic and agro-ecological systems are a much safer bet. Read the rest of English Farmers Believe Genetically Modified Foods Will Solve Their Wet Weather Woes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , agroecological farming , Climate Change , England , Environment , floods , genetically modified foods , global warming , GMOs , News , organic food , Waitrose , wet weather

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English Farmers Believe Genetically Modified Foods Will Solve Their Wet Weather Woes

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