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"Biotechnology Basics: Some of what you need to know in a few minutes"
Peggy G. Lemaux, UC Berkeley
Powerpoint | PDF

"Use of GE Crops and Animals in CA Agriculture"
Alison Van Eenennaam, UC Davis
Powerpoint | PDF

"Regulatory Structure for GE Crops"
Alan McHughen, UC Riverside
Powerpoint | PDF

"The USDA National Organic Plan"
Peggy G. Lemaux, UC Berkeley (modified from a presentation given by Chip Sundstrom, Executive Director, California Crop Improvement Association)
Powerpoint | PDF

"County GMO Ordinances/Resolutions"
John Harper, UCCE Mendocino County
Powerpoint | PDF

"Genetically Engineered Crops in San Luis Obispo County: Before and After the Ballots"
Mary Bianchi, Horticulture Advisor, UCCE San Luis Obispo County
Powerpoint | PDF

"What Are Some of the Food Safety Issues?"
Peggy G. Lemaux, UC Berkeley
Powerpoint | PDF


Full list of all UC fact sheets to be produced

Fact sheets from Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Genetically Engineered Organisms
Public Issues Education (GEO-PIE) Project:

Schiemann, J. 2003. Co-existence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming. Environ. Biosafety Res. 2: 213-217.

Giusti, G.A., Harper, J. and Lemaux, P.G. 2004. Focus on Genetically Engineered Crops and Foods - A Case Study from Mendocino County’s Public Debate.

Van Deynze, A., Bradford, K.J. and Van Eenennaam, A. 2004. Crop Biotechnology: Feeds for Livestock. ANR Publication 8145. | Supplemental references for Crop Biotechnology: Feeds for Livestock.

Informational links

Boulder, CO Co-Existence Plan

Legal guidelines for University of California - Participation in Ballot Campaigns


Peggy G. Lemaux
Alison Van Eenennaam