GMO Crops Can Reduce Drought Impact


Marco Pasti, Italy is a member of the GFN, writing an editorial for the GFN, he talks about the effect of the worst drought in 500 years, making the case for GMO corn. No-Till Farmer expands on Pasti’s editorial in this article, “Italian No-Tiller: Europe Should ‘Go Back to Science’ & Allow GMOs.”


Marco Aurelio Pasti

Marco Aurelio Pasti

Marco Pasti produces maize, soybeans, wheat, barley, sugar beets, some wine grapes and walnuts in North-East Italy along the Adriatic coast.  They also feed some beef cattle and have a biogas plant to produce electricity.  He's past-president of the Italian corn grower association. Expertise in conservation tillage. Marco recently participated in the Argentina-based summit:  Mobilizing the GFN in Support of a Resilient Agri-Food System. 

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