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Farmers request more research before county phases out GMOs


November 4, 2016

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) held a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27 to discuss the transition plan for genetically-engineered crops (GE) on county open space.

The discussion started with an overview from staff member and Agricultural Resources Manager Jeff Moline, who said the meeting was the first presentation of the plan to phase out genetically-modified crops (GMO).

Moline said the county’s goal is to keep farmers growing food, remain stewards of open space, encompass sustainability, and provide economic success and sustain production. According to...

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