The Supreme Court has taken up a case where an Indiana farmer was ordered to pay more than $84,400 for infringing on Monsanto's patented genetically engineered seeds.
Monsanto has patented its genetically modified Roundup Ready soybeans that exhibit resistance to its glyphosate-based herbicides Roundup.
Its technology can be incorporated into a variety of crops, allowing farmers to fight weeds with glyphosate-based herbicide while not damaging their crops.
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