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Bt Trait Tested
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:13 AM CST

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (DTN) -- Four major grain companies -- Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill and Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB) -- have indicated they will not accept corn containing Syngenta's new corn rootworm trait Agrisure Duracade until it receives proper approvals from export customers.

The genetically engineered trait has cleared the necessary regulatory hurdles in the U.S., but does not yet have clearance in China and the European Union. Syngenta intends a limited commercial launch of hybrids containing Duracade for the coming planting season.

Last week Syngenta announced an agreement with Gavilon Grain to provide grain marketing opportunities ...

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