Biology Behind Technology of GMOs, The


Workshop audio recording from the 2016 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Erin Silva and Bill Tracy
Saturday 2a

Double stack, triple stack, terminator genes—learn about these terms and other breeding methods so you can have an intelligent discussion about GMO issues.

Bill Tracy chairs the Department of Agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he leads the largest public sweet-corn-breeding program in the world. He also chairs the Maize Crop Germplasm Committee, the International Sweet Corn Development Association, the corn breeding research executive committee and the NAPB advocacy committee.

Erin Silva is an organic production specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focused on developing and improving ecologically based management strategies for organic vegetable and row crops, including the selection of vegetable varieties with superior performance under organic management.