Richard Ha writes:
Have a look at this very clear, responsible and easy-to-digest overview of biotech. It was created by the UH’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and its very dedicated, competent and locally-focused professionals who are friends to all of us.
The first of its two pages (clickable):
Right on, Dr. Ania, for making the subject of biotech so clear and understandable.
The Big Island seems to have taken a machine-gun approach to this subject, such as with the recent anti-GMO bill. The bullets hit all of our farmer friends, the ones here on the ground, instead of their intended target (the large seed companies).
It’s time now to clean up and undo the unintended consequences. Mayor Kenoi is right: We need to get on with the business of growing food!
Click to see the whole February 2014 issue of Biotech In Focus. Back issues are available on CTAHR's website, too.
And if you’d like to be on the mailing list so you’re notified of future issues, drop a note to Dr. Ania Wieczorek.