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“Sweet Corn Made Better by Science”

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Tim Burrack, an Iowa corn and soybean farmer and a member of the board of Truth About Trade and Technology, published a column in The Des Moines Register today on biotech sweet corn. 

“For the last few summers,” he writes, “I’ve set aside a small field for sweet corn, giving it a little extra attention because I donate the harvest to my church. The women use it for a big social event, deliver it to shut-ins and give it to the community. 

“So I put a little water on my sweet corn — just enough to help it beat the dry heat. 

“Yet there’s another important reason why the sweet corn was so good: Biotechnology was the essential ingredient.” 

To read the rest of the article, please visit The Des Moines Register.

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