Archives for Feb,2016

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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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Pregunta de la Semana – ¿Cómo puede un cultivo MG con pesticidas en su ADN ser tan saludable como uno no-MG? ¿Cómo puede ser saludable ingerir pesticidas?

Cada semana, vamos a responder a una pregunta de nuestros lectores con respecto a nuestras operaciones y extensión a la comunidad aquí en Puerto Rico. Esta semana respondemos a la pregunta, “¿cómo puede un cultivo MG con pesticidas en su ADN ser...
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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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Mi Día Favorito del Año

Escrito por Robb Fraley, Director de Tecnología de Monsanto Los amantes del cine tiemblan de emoción con la publicación de la lista de películas nominadas a los premios de la Academia. Los fanáticos del deporte se ponen nerviosos por sus equipos de...
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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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Pregunta de la Semana – ¿Cuál es su respuesta al aumento en la cantidad de pesticidas utilizados en los cultivos modificados genéticamente? ¿Está desarrollando OMG más resistentes?

Cada semana, vamos a responder a una pregunta de nuestros lectores con respecto a nuestras operaciones y extensión a la comunidad aquí en Puerto Rico. Esta semana respondemos a la pregunta, “¿cuál es su respuesta al aumento en la cantidad de pesticidas...
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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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