Steve: No, they are not testing nutrition. However, I’ll just tell you that’s a goal of mine. And you’ll appreciate this. Our food should be evaluated for its nutritional content and we should get a premium. I think we should get a premium if we can show that we have higher vitamins or whatever, you name it. And I know with cover crops there has been anecdotal evidence in some situations where we can have a more nutritionally dense, like tomatoes. I think you can do it. Not guaranteeing, but I think by using cover crops and less tillage and stuff, you can have a better tomato. And I think that’s the future. That’s still far out there maybe but so –
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there has been quite a lot of work done in New Zealand with tomato cultivars for max lycopene