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    Throughout Earth’s history, agriculture has been a vital component of every society, providing citizens with the food and nourishment necessary to survive. During this time, agriculture has undergone substantial developments to improve the efficiency, crop yield, and commercialization to sustain the increasing population. Inventions such as the McCormick reaper, liberating workers from the grueling task of harvesting grain, and the cotton gin, replacing hundreds of man-hours by increasing cotton productivity, have all helped America become what it is today. However, in recent years, a new invention has been developed, genetically modified seeds. These seeds, developed by the company Monsanto, are altered to resist the herbicide Roundup to…

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    Monsanto has claimed that their businesscompanies’ products would allow for farmers decrease the use of insecticides that are seen to harm the quality of the soil as well as soil ecosystems. Being able to have a healthy soil ecosystem is important to the environment because it helps maintain the protection and growth of crops (Monsanto Company, 2015.). Although the genetic engineering of crops has “reduced the amount of insecticides that farmers spray, it’s just as clear that it has encouraged a…

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    Monsanto use the same processes with small shareholder farmers through out the stateside and the world. One in particular Monsanto represent the players that take force to their opponents(shareholder farmers) by bribing them with endless amminities for seeding to partner with their farm to eventually take over by bankruptcy. Who is Monsanto? Monsanto is a global agricultural biotechnology corporation located in the United States. They 're the world’s leading manufactures of the…

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    neglected because of a parent's drug addiction, so pro-lifers could help children by supporting parents who need help breaking addictions that adversely affect themselves and their children. Additionally, pro-lifers could be more consistent in their advocacy of children by trying to help prevent children from being exposed to dangerous environmental threats. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Children are at greater risk if they are exposed to environmental…

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    The Curse Of Roundup

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    Roundup is Monsanto’s most profitable product and defines its rise from near bankruptcy as a result of Agent Orange in the 70s. “The Millions Against Monsanto campaign was created to fight Monsanto for creating Agent Orange and Roundup (glyphosate) and other toxins that threaten human health and the environment” (Millions Against Monsanto). Roundup has facilitated Monsanto’s rise as the top seed producing company, which holds all the rights and patents to seeds to the extent that farmers cannot…

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    In the article “Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear”, by Donald Barlett and James Steele; there are claims made that state that Monsanto is the ruler of all of the United States food production. Monsanto produces genetically enhanced seeds that resist many weed killers such as their own product, Roundup. By doing this Monsanto has put a patent on these seeds, this means that farmers have to buy Monsanto’s product. But, when farmers buy the seeds they have to sign a contract agreeing to not reuse them, so…

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    Monsanto Essay

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    Individual Assignment: Short Company Report Monsanto Submitted by: Jessamine Robinson (z5019494) Date of Submission: 20th October 2015 Company Overview Monsanto is an American international agricultural biotechnology company founded in 1901. It has more than 20,000 employees and a gross quarterly profit margin of 59.75% (Ycharts.com, 2015). Until the 1990’s, the business previously defined themselves as a chemical company, and was notorious for producing controversial…

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    The Canadian Thistle is the perfect example of a species that affects my local environment here in Kentucky. The Canadian Thistle is a member of the Aster family which the Artichoke also belongs to. Like other plants that belong in the Aster family, the Canadian Thistle and Artichoke are composite flowers with many small flowers bunched together which is normally protected by overlapping layers of bracts. Even though the weed is called Canadian Thistle it is not native to Canada. Canadian…

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    Arguments For Glyphosate

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    Glyphosate is the chemical compound commonly used in pesticides and herbicides. It has sparked debate throughout the country as to whether or not it's safe to use in an agricultural setting. Many argue that it’s weed killing abilities can help us achieve a sustainable future in agriculture, others, however, say that using it in such a widespread manner will risk the health of humans, soil and pollinating insects alike. Monsanto and other biotech corporations have argued for Glyphosate and…

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    Roundup Ready Seeds

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    How Do Genetically Modified, Roundup Ready Seeds Respond to Roundup Herbicide Compared to Non-Modified Seeds? Caitlin Jimmar Mrs. Karen Geiger Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School Abstract This is where my abstract will go. Research How Do Genetically Modified, Roundup Ready Seeds Respond to Roundup Herbicide Compared to Non-Modified Seeds? Introduction Einstein was once asked what the solution of world hunger is, since he is perceived to be highly intelligent and capable of answering…

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