Benefits and Value Added by Biotechnology on our Farm No Till/Minimum Till Farming(conserves soil moisture & reduces soil erosion) Enhanced wild life habitat by leaving more crop residue Improves soil organic matter content Reduced fuel usage and wear and tear on high valued equipment Reduced Pesticide and insecticide Costs Reduced Production Risks (More Certainty in production) Yield increases Allowed us to grow higher valued crops Improved crop rotation by enhancing non-biotech crop production Provided production efficiencies allowing for more family time and less time spent in the field Financially rewarding to our families Made us much more productive, more efficient & more wealthy Made my job easier!
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Main Message for Today Biotechnology provides economic & environmental benefits which add value Family Farmers are business men & women who are farming not only for a way of life but for a profit! We must economically justify what we do! Where and when accessible, astute farmers have overwhelmingly adopted the utilization of Biotechnology! Profitable Farming is Sustainable.
Proud to be a Farmer Biotech supports a Sustainable Agriculture Industry Guaranteeing a future for the next generation