CROPS NEWS
Mexico GE Corn Ban Limited
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu Oct 17, 2013 02:47 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A Mexican judge issued a ruling earlier this month that suspends the cultivation of genetically engineered corn in experimental test plots until several lawsuits are settled.

Commercial cultivation of GE corn is already prohibited in Mexico and the ruling won't affect corn imports, said Andrew Connor, U.S. Grains Council's manager of global biotechnology.

Early reports of a Mexico-wide ban on GE corn generated rumors that the ruling could be extensive, possibly affecting U.S. exports to Mexico.

"There's been a lot of noise about it, even more in the U.S. than in Mexico," Luis Casillas, a corn buyer ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Dicamba Delays
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Brazil Non-GE Soy Boom Stalls
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Clinton Backs Biotechnology
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Oregon Eyes GMO Field Mapping
Shaw: Under the Agridome