North American dairy farmers can add the corn hybrid to silage and see feed efficiency boost of around 5%, including carbon, land and water reductions. ‘There doesn’t seem to be a downside for producers to try the technology . . .’
The European Commission today backed a proposal to allow imports of
Bt-11, a genetically modified (GM) maize type. This represents the
first step towards lifting the EU's five-year unofficial ban on new
GM crops and products....
MEPs last week voted to adopt a contentious report calling for
rules to be established at the community level on the coexistence
of genetically modified (GM) crops with ordinary crops. A move that
squares up against the Commission...