Researcher optimistic Bayer-Monsanto deal helps European GM acceptance
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Researcher optimistic Bayer-Monsanto deal helps European GM acceptance

A German scientist and researcher says Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto might lead to more European acceptance of genetically modified crops.

Dietram Scheufele tells Brownfield manufacturers would like to sell genetically modified technology worldwide… but there is still resistance.  “The European market is a 500-million people market and is one that from the very beginning was very hostile or very concerned about GM crops and it ended up for all intents and purposes being closed off to American farmers, and I think that’s an outcome we can all agree on is not ideal.”

Scheufele is optimistic that a completed Bayer-Monsanto deal will help make GM crop technology more available in Europe.  

Continue reading Researcher optimistic Bayer-Monsanto deal helps European GM acceptance at Brownfield Ag News.

     

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