379 million pounds
Created: 1/07/14 (Tue) | Topic: Education
According to a statistic on the GMOAnswers.com website, that is the reduction in pesticide applications in the United States from 1996 to 2009 as a result of GMOs use.
Not only has this reduction saved farm time and money, it has also reduced agriculture's environmental footprint.
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