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Science co-exists well with nature in farming here and around world

By Katie Pratt

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 02, 2013

~~<p>My husband and I are seventh-generation farmers raising corn, soybeans and seed corn in Illinois. We plant seeds that are genetically modified using biotechnology. However, biotechnology is one of the many tools in our farming toolbelt we use to produce food.</p>
<p>We recently visited Hawaii after winning an essay contest sponsored by the Hawaii Crop Improvement Association and the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation. We had the opportunity to share our farming experiences with government officials and community members on Oahu and Kauai. It's important that the public hears from farmers who use the seeds Hawaii companies like Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, Pioneer and BASF help to produce.</p>
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My husband and I are seventh-generation farmers raising corn, soybeans and seed corn in Illinois. We plant seeds that are genetically modified using biotechnology. However, biotechnology is one of the many tools in our farming toolbelt we use to produce food.

We recently visited Hawaii after winning an essay contest sponsored by the Hawaii Crop Improvement Association and the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation. We had the opportunity to share our farming experiences with government officials and community members on Oahu and Kauai. It's important that the public hears from farmers who use the seeds Hawaii companies like Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, Pioneer and BASF help to produce. Login for more...



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