Why this Canadian farmer stopped growing GE canola



Canadian farmer Ross Murray used to grow genetically engineered (GE) canola. That is until he discovered the GE canola wasn’t delivering on its promise and actually became a weed problem itself.

“The canola that grew in subsequent years became a weed problem, a weed problem that had to be managed, to be sprayed for,” says Ross.

Along with US farmer Moe Parr, Ross is in Australia to speak with Australian farmers about his experiences growing GE canola.

Read more: http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/news-and-events/news/GE/farmerstour-1-260209

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