USA – GM SUGAR BEET SUCCESS STORY
Source: Idaho State Journal – 28 October 2020
It’s only been a few years since US sugar beet farmers faced a potential financial crisis due to negative public perceptions about food products derived from biotechnology. Nowadays, however, the sugar beet industry is flipping the narrative.
“We have lots of data,” said Scott Herndon, vice president and general counsel with the American Sugarbeet Growers Association.
“We submitted something to the National Academy of Sciences where we identified 25 environmental gains achieved through biotech seeds related to water, soil and air.”