ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Monsanto is firing back at rocker Neil Young over his mini-documentary that criticizes the St. Louis company for suing a farmer over his use of the company’s Roundup Ready soybeans.

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In a statement to Rolling Stone magazine, the company says Young’s 10-minute program “Seeding Fear” does not include farmer Michael White’s admission in court records that he used the soybeans illegally.

Monsanto compares his use of the seeds to someone pirating an album.

The company also invites Young, whose latest album is called “The Monsanto Years,” to visit the company and talk with them about what they’re doing.

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