Viewpoints with

Cliff Mulder:

  1. Safety
  2. Food Prize
  3. Family Farm

Food Prize (Cliff Mulder, Farmer)

Cliff Mulder is a farmer who plants genetically engineered seed. Listen to the factors he weighed in that decision.

Transcript: Food Prize

There are two people who just won a prize for genetically enhanced wheat [that should] keep some Third World...people from starving. Well, Greenpeace didn't jump on that. They didn't say anything about it. They think it's great. In fact, they call it genetically "enhanced" not genetically "modified." When we grow something, all of a sudden it's "genetically modified." Nobody wants to do anything with it. I'm thinking that the cornborer resistant corn is just as gentically enhanced as what the [genetically enhanced] wheat is. So far I'm fully in favor of [GE corn] or I wouldn't plant it. I think safety being our number one concern, financially, it has all been a plus so far.

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