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    Microsoft Word - GMO Cultivation - Final Report - Appendix A - ...

    29 Apr 2015 -
    of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) ◆ Italy ◆ Latvia ◆ Lithuania ◆ Luxembourg ◆ Malta Netherlands ◆✓ Poland ◆ Portugal ◆ Romania ◆ Slovak Republic ◆ Slovenia ◆ Spain ◆✓ Sweden ◆ UK ◆✓ E-Survey We surveyed the opinions of interested EU industry, farming groups, research organisation non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders who registered on the GHK
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    EN

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    9 Commission Recommendation of 23 July 2003 on guidelines for the development of national strategies and best practices to ensure the coexistence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming. EN 11 EN ‘GMO-free’ would not be acceptable when seeking to impose conditions that could not be justified in terms of protection of human health and the environment10. In December 2003
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    Microsoft Word - DGenv-DT-2171 - SWD - Report GMOs_EN_DOCUMENT_...

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    4/F6 Ashdown House 123 Victoria Street UK-London SW1E 6DE United Kingdom EN 35 EN ANNEX 2 LIST OF STAKEHOLDERS WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THIS REPORT EN 36 EN Farmers' organisations COPA-COGECA (Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations in the EU General Confederation of Agricultural Co-operatives in the EU), Rue de Treves 61 B-1040 Brussels LTO Netherlands, PO Box 91, NL-5000 MA Tilburg. NGOS
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    Qestionnaire

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    older products. This is by no means a GM-specific effect and you cannot tell if that the number of varieties including conventional would decrease due to GM-varieties. Organic farmers Organic farmers are worried that it will be difficult to maintain the organic-zero tolerance of GMOs in their harvests and that they thereby will lose the organic certification and price premium due to adventitious presence.
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    UK_contribution_en

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    to the written consultation seeking views and evidence on socio-economic implications: Bee Farmers’ Association The British Beekeepers’ Association Food and Drink Federation GM Free Cymru National Association of Agricultural Contractors National Farmers Union National Farmers Union Scotland Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association Organic Centre Wales SCIMAC (Supply Chain Initiative on Modified
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    agronomic reasons. However, in so far as the changes would lead to more authorisations and the cultivation of GMOs in more locations in the EU, they would increase the use of existing rules for managing co-existence and, for instance, the interface between organic and GM farming. 4.2 Citizens and consumers As a general case, GMO cultivation is not a front-of-mind public issue at present. With no new
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    Economic impacts

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    in Argentina to improve their competitiveness. Previously these farmers used rotation and mixed farming to maintain/restore soil nutrient levels, soil structure 68 and levels of organic matter (necessary to maintain crop yields), but the option of using GM HT soybeans in no tillage production systems had allowed these farmers to implement crop after crop production systems (eg, continuous soybeans or
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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    Benbrook, 2009)6. - possible loss of income in the “organicfarming sector and occasionally also in “conventional” owing to product contamination by GM crop. - farmers' production costs; Available information indicated that cultivation of GMOs could have an impact on farmers’ production costs. - reduction of farm production cost linked with reduced e.g. pesticide use (Brookes and Barfoot,
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    Economic impacts

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    Farmers For each question, answers can be broken down by the range of relevant agricultural stakeholders farmers - farmers cultivating GM crops; - and/or conventional crops; - and/or organic crops; - beekeepers; - seed producers producing GM seeds; - seed producers producing conventional seeds; - seed producers producing organic seeds; … Has GMO cultivation an impact regarding the following topics?
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    Economic impacts

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    the GMO cultivation has an impact on the health of labour, not mentioning which is this impact - farming practices, such as coexistence measures and clustering of GMO and/or non-GMO production MARD states (also Pioneer and Syngenta) that: “Overall, evidence from both commercial practice, and research shows that GM, conventional and organic growers of maize have co-existed, and can co-exist and maintain