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Agricultural Trade Secrets - a Tempting Target for Foreign Thieves

Theft of agricultural trade secrets is a growing problem, according to the FBI. (Photo from the University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability / Flickr)

Agriculture today is a high-tech business. And as that technology has developed, so has the temptation to take short cuts, and to steal trade secrets that could unlock huge profits. For Harvest Public Media, Bryan Thompson has the story of biotech piracy.

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