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Let’s Talk Tomatoes

Tomatoes are abundant this time of year and you have many options to buy local and fresh. Tomatoes are one of the most popular home garden vegetable to grow and should now be providing the home gardener with fresh ripe bounty from now until summers end. Our local farmer’s markets are also selling tomatoes home …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/05/lets-talk-tomatoes/

Genetically Modified (GM) Crops: Straight Talk on Complex, Often Controversial Technologies.

The use of genetics to create plant varieties with desirable traits is not a new agricultural procedure, however, the technologies available to scientists today are leaps and bounds beyond traditional plant breeding practices, and the use and safety of today’s genetically modified (GM) crops is not without its own set of uncertainties and debate. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/27/genetically-modified-gm-crops-straight-talk-on-complex-often-controversial-technologies/