Podcast: The future of “pharming”

Meghan GrebnerEducation, Farmers, Precision Pays Podcast

Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that critically affects the lungs, the pancreas, the liver, and the intestines.  Iowa farmer Bill Horan and his brother Joe have been growing crops that have been genetically altered to produce the proteins used by pharmaceutical companies to treat diseases.  One of those is canine lipase that is used in one of the pharmaceuticals used to … Read More