Thursday, April 7, 2011
US Lets Farmers Plant Biotech Sugar Beets, With Conditions
VOA Learning English Video: US Lets Farmers Plant Biotech Sugar Beets, With Conditions
"The United States Department of Agriculture has given farmers permission to plant genetically engineered sugar beets with some conditions. A USDA agency ruled on the most popular variety of Roundup Ready sugar beets. The agency said the genetically engineered sugar beets do not harm the environment or increase threats by pests."