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Argentines Back Biotech
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Sep 5, 2013 03:18 PM CDT

ROSARIO, Argentina (DTN) -- Biotechnology is an ingrained element of South American agricultural production that will only continue to grow.

That was a repeated message meant for European agricultural journalists this week in Rosario, home to Argentina's soy-processing and export industries. Soy processing and exports have led to more than $2.5 billion in investments around Rosario over the past 15 years.

Argentina hosted more than 200 people at the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists annual meeting this week. Biotechnology was one of the dominant topics as European reporters posed questions about its use. There was a constant back-and-forth exchange regarding ...

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