EPA approves Bt corn

Kevin Ancell kancell at goodearthgardens.com
Sun Oct 28 10:43:18 EST 2001


Del

Bt is derived from the soil.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Del Williams" <delannw at dlogue.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2001 8:18 PM
Subject: [market-farming] RE: EPA approves Bt corn


> Has anyone read anything about problems with Bt in the soil over the long
> run?  That is, what is the effect of  Bt on life in the soil?  For
example,
> how do earthworms fair in an environment in which Bt is plowed into the
soil
> as crops are plowed under each year?  What other beneficial soil organisms
> are affected by Bt?
>
> Del Williams
> Farmer in the Del
> Clifton IL
>
>
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