Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Fight Over GMO Sugar Beets on OPB

On air at 9am and 9pm today on Think Out Loud. Discussing the lawsuit Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed is involved in (below). Listen on OPB or read online here!

Capital Press article, "GMO Ban Threatens Industry"

On the Organic Seed Alliance, "Sugar Beet Industry's Opinion on Roundup Ready Sugar Beets and Frank Morton’s Response"

just heard them read a response from Katie Kulla on how this deregulation of GMO sugar beets negatively effects seed growing in the Willamette Valley. We have organic seeds grown by Katie's farm, Frank's farm and Adaptive Seeds' farm and others which all deal with this very important issue of cross-pollination contamination.