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Date:2/12/2010

as designed as an update to CAST Paper No. 1, written by Dr. Borlaug in 1973.

“Extending Norman Borlaug’s legacy of increasing crop yields through modern farming techniques is critical if we are to keep feeding a growing world,” said John Bonner, CAST’s Executive Vice President and CEO.

Today’s event, held during an historic snowstorm at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C., was also live-streamed to a global audience. Participants were able to ask real-time questions through YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and e-mail.

The webcast is available for download and continued comment at www.cropnewsnetwork.com.  

The CAST paper is available at: http://www.cast-science.org/displayProductDetails.asp?idProduct=168.

CropLife International is the global federation representing the plant science industry.  It supports a network of regional and national associations in 91 countries, and is led by companies such as BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, FMC, Monsanto, Sumitomo and Syngenta.  CropLife International promotes the benefits of crop protection and biotechnology products, their importance to sustainable agriculture and food production, and their responsible use through stewardship activities.

BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology
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