Other Voices: Canadian farmer argues for right to grow gene-edited wheat

Canadian farmer Jake Leguee writes an opinion piece arguing that he and others should be allowed to grow gene-edited wheat. “I grow wheat and other crops here in Saskatchewan, Canada. I don’t grow GM wheat because it’s not available, at least right now. I do grow GM canola, however, and I’ve seen the benefits that biotechnology can deliver when we allow safe science to inform crop breeding,” he writes. “In the case of HB4 wheat, scientists have developed a seed technology that is drought tolerant.”

Read the full opinion piece here.

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