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At War Over Biotech Crops in Oregon

At War over Biotech Crops in Oregon

Attorney and applied plant sciences researcher Esther McGinnis enlightened the battle over biotech sugar beets in Oregon.

7:00p Wed 3 Nov 2010, Oregon State University

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Esther McGinnis

Attorney and researcher in Applied Plant Sciences and 2009-2010 fellow at the Consortium on Law and Values, University of Minnesota, Esther McGinnis, explains why Oregon’s sugar beet farmers are at the center of a national lawsuit, compares the environmental impacts of planting engineered and non-engineered sugar beet, and examines the legal rights of conventional and organic farmers.

  • lecture intro by OrB director Steve Strauss
  • lecture slides (pdf version)
  • study guide (pdf version)
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