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Question of the Week – How can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting that pesticide healthy?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “how can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting...
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My Favorite Day of the Year

By Robb Fraley, Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Movie lovers tingle with excitement about the release of the list of films nominated for Academy Awards. Sports fanatics get all worked up over their fantasy drafts. But for a chief technology officer...
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Question of the Week – What is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops? Are you developing more resistant GMOs?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “what is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops?...
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Question of the Week – In GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the produce?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “in GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the...
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RESPONSE TO BENBROOK’S PAPER “TRENDS IN GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDE USE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GLOBALLY”

Consistent with his previous papers, the latest from Charles Benbrook, titled “Trends in glyphosate herbicide use in the United States and globally,” omits important context and significantly misrepresents the safety of glyphosate-based herbicides....
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Question of the Week – What are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “what are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?”. Herbicides allow us to take care...
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