Agriculture/Harvest Public Media
Tue February 19, 2013
Science of the Seed part 2
In a case being argued Feb. 19 before the U.S. Supreme Court, Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman is challenging the reach of Monsanto’s patent rights on Roundup Ready soybeans. But the rights on the first genetically modified seeds expire next year. Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media reports on how the introduction of “generic” seeds will – or won’t – fit into the science and business of GM crops.