GMO crops help poor farmers

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images (8)Former ACSH trustee Dr. Henry Miller, now a Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy and Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, argues in a recent letter to the Wall Street Journal that the major beneficiaries of genetically modified foods are small, poor farmers.

Miller says, [the] assertion that genetic engineering of crops leaves cash-poor farmers dependent on buying seeds, fertilizer and chemicals while providing uneven results, increasing weed resistance and undermining biodiversity isn t supported by the facts.

Miller s letter can be read in its entirety here.