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UPDATED: USDA: Farmers can plant genetically modified beets

Published 02/04/2011, Associated Press

American Crystal says it will review decision before approving 2011 plantings
In a decision anxiously awaited by many farmers in the Red River Valley, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday that genetically modified sugar beets designed to withstand the weed killer Roundup can be planted under strict conditions with no threat to the environment and other plants.

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