GMO canola found growing wild in N.D.

August 16, 2010 at 4:46 pm in Grand Forks Herald

Canola is growing wild in North Dakota, in several ways.
This spring, the state’s farmers planted a record acreage of canola, amounting to all but 8 percent of U.S. plantings of the vegetable-oil producing plant.
Meanwhile, a recent study found wild, or “volunteer” canola growing all over the state along roads, ditches and in soybean fields, much of it the genetically modified kind that is impervious to the popular herbicide Roundup.
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