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KNUTSON: Controversial topic, controversial story

Genetically modified crops are controversial, to say the least. Many Americans, both in and out of agriculture, feel strongly about them. Now, the New York Times has published a lengthy article that claims GMO crops haven't led to the big yield i...

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Genetically modified crops are controversial, to say the least. Many Americans, both in and out of agriculture, feel strongly about them.

Now, the New York Times has published a lengthy article that claims GMO crops haven’t led to the big yield increases that supporters predicted. Monsanto, known for its GMO seeds, claims the New York Times cherry-picked data to reach a misleading conclusiion.

The article seems to be drawing a fair amount of interest both in and out of ag. If you’re not too busy with harvest, consider reading through it  here .

To read more of Knutson's blog, click here .

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