One farmer has a different perspective on new genetic engineering technology than many organic farmers. Rather than viewing it as a threat, he sees it as an opportunity to address climate change and improve farming practices. He is disappointed with the lack of scientific perspective in political discussions about climate protection and believes that genetic engineering could reduce the use of fertilizers and pesticides, make breeding methods more precise and efficient, and help farmers adapt to changing weather patterns.
The farmer’s conclusion is that organic and genetic engineering can coexist, but he is concerned about the potential increase in farmers’ dependence on large seed producers due to patents and legal framework conditions. He believes that companies should be able to profit from their research while politicians ensure appropriate regulations are in place to guide the development of new genetic engineering technologies. Additionally, he advocates for farmers not to be prosecuted by seed producers for patent infringement if genetically modified plants accidentally cross over in adjacent fields.
While Austria may be known as GMO-free, genetic engineering is widely used in medicine and animal feed imports. There is no requirement for genetically modified food additives to be declared. The article then shifts gears to discuss software recommendations for small businesses, including accounting software, inventory management systems, SaaS company strategies, customer success tips, and popular examples of these tools.