NC State Extension

Are There Currently Any GMO Crops Being Grown in North Carolina?

Yes, most of the field corn, soybeans, cotton and canola grown in the U.S. is genetically engineered. The percentages would be similar for North Carolina.

Keith Edmisten
Professor of Crop Science

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Photo of Keith Edmisten, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Keith EdmistenProfessor of Crop Science & Extension Cotton Specialist (919) 515-4069 keith_edmisten@ncsu.eduCrop and Soil Sciences - NC State University
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