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TAG: Jim King

Government Affairs: GMOs in the managed landscape

March 5, 2015By

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have become controversial over the past couple of years as the science used to manipulate the genetic code of both plants and animals has become more sophisticated. While much of the controversy over genetic engineering (GE) has revolved around food crops, recent announcements of two nonfood GMOs—a strain of Kentucky bluegrass developed by Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.... read more

Scotts Miracle-Gro brings back GRO1000 Grassroots Grants

January 6, 2015By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.  is accepting applications for its GRO1000 Grassroots Grants award program through Feb. 13. GRO1000 rewards communities and nonprofit civic organizations seeking to develop sustainable community gardens and green spaces. Grants, ranging from $500 to $1,500, are awarded based on community impact, youth involvement, harvest donation and sustainability, among other factors. Winners will be unveiled on the first day... read more