I am answering everything I possibly can and just look at all the time we have BOTH spent. http://planet.infowars.com/uncategorized/seed-companies-owned-by-monsanto. You made two comments about me that I feel are not accurate. Seeds of Change is owned by Mars, Inc.? Perhaps they were a little more subtle. You see diseases developing, like the Citrus Greening disease, and you think, well…maybe GMO and Monsanto will rescue us from these. That can only be because you have failed to grasp what my concerns are and what they mean. Do you realize that is what you are saying? Monsanto and the other companies you mention, are basically in the biotech field. In large part, these numbers reflect usage of Seminis varieties within large industrial production geared towards supermarkets, but Seminis seeds are also widely used by regional conventional and organic farmers as well as market and home gardeners. NotMonsanto. I buy seeds from organizations I have some reason to trust and who are functioning in a way I appreciate. Some seed companies try to keep their (conventional) breeding programs going and this is hard because of all the high tech involved in today's breeding. I quote your response to them: "Yes, I understand that people exaggerate, often because they've had an emotional reaction to something that really disturbs them. The star shaped burners are spectacular as well. BTW, you only see it when you are signed in. So why was that not good enough for you? Pupilla - I’m surprised, that you have taken offense at my last post. For instance, the Irish potato famine (which actually effected almost the entire continent of Europe) and the more recent (1970s) famine caused by almost total annihilation of the wheat crop in the USSR. I will not martyr my favorite varieties as you might. I have Better Boy and Early Girl tomatoes in my garden, Monsanto varieties, and others in tomatoes really like Big Beef, another one of theirs all for the home garden market. Seminis is owned by Monsanto. [And now you]. Loss of the citrus industry will be catastrophic and change Florida. Thanks for the rest of the links. Yes, I understand that people exaggerate, often because they've had an emotional reaction to something that really disturbs them. It would be nice to have first-hand experience, accuracy, truthfulness and completeness in anything we read and I am quick to react when something doesn't smell right. As a Floridian, I am concerned that conventional breeding of oranges will not save the Florida orange industry from Citrus Greening disease in time (or at all) and "a day without Florida orange juice for me is like a day without sunshine". Not a good fit. “Only if you are trying to convince them of something. https://i0.wp.com/ai…, Democrat Proposes Tying $1,500 Stimulus Checks To COVID Vaccinations, Contact address: 1129 Maricopa Highway #173, Ojai, CA 93023, Contact email: allgoodthings@plantgoodseed.com. It’s not easy to explain it completely, but I’ll give it a try.... ...You seem to still want to believe that GMO seed may not be such a bad thing. They are trying to sensationalize things through scare tactics, in my opinion. We later expanded the catalog to include peppers and eggplant since they are in the same plant family as tomatoes. I wonder what their 'strategic shift' means? The plant is often grown in flooded paddies, but it can only survive for about 3 days under water. Seed Companies Owned by Monsanto and its Subsidiaries. The company’s biggest revenue source comes from tomato and peppers seeds, followed by cucumbers and beans. What is it that you feel I am bullying you into doing? 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