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No-Tilling In The United Kingdom

Methods found in Kansas and Oklahoma successfully transplanted to English fields farmed by family since 16th century.
Meet Jim Bullock. This no-tiller from Worcestershire, England, who also works as a farm consultant, believes that no-tilling is no longer an idealistic conservation idea in Europe, it’s reality. His switch to no-tilling on land his family has farmed for more than 485 years reveals what’s been happening on the no-till scene in Europe.
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GMO European Concerns: It’s Not Just Their Problem

GMOs continue to be more than controversial in Europe. Here’s what you need to know if the worries spread across the pond.
Think back a few years to the first time you heard the words “mad cow disease” uttered by the media. What began as a strange phenomenon turned into a British disaster. We’re all familiar with the images of shaking cows, but should it concern us?
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Continued Atrazine Usage Is Approved

In late October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a favorable re-registration for atrazine, which paves the way for its continued use by no-tillers. “This decision confirms what extensive scientific studies have shown — that atrazine meets the most stringent regulatory safety standards,’ says Mike Mack, president of Syngenta Crop Protection, an atrazine producer.
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No-Tillers Need To Tell The Biotech Story

If you want to cash in on the strong benefits of using biotech, you’ve got to be involved in selling the concept to consumers.
“There are no downsides to biotechnology,” maintains Jay Lehr. The only exception, says the senior scientist with Environmental Education Enterprises in Ostrander, Ohio, is the public’s lack of knowledge about this new phenomena.
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