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Topic: Biotechnology/GMOs

An increasing number of crops are grown from genetically modified seeds; for some crops, it is difficult to find non-GMO seeds. Using genetically modified seeds or even farming next to a farm that uses genetically modified seeds has significant implications for farmers. FLAG can:

  • Educate farmers about their rights and obligations when using GMOs
  • Advise farmers when they have questions about GMOs


Farmers' Guide to GMOs (2/1/2009)
If Your Farm Is Organic, Must It Be GMO-Free? Organic Farmers, Genetically Modified Organisms, and the Law (9/9/2007)
GMO Liability Threats for Farmers: Legal Issues Surrounding the Planting of Genetically Modified Crops (11/1/2001)