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Biotech Steals NGFA Spotlight
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Tue Apr 1, 2014 04:35 PM CDT

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (DTN) -- Biotechnology ascended to the spotlight at this year's National Grain and Feed Association meeting. The group's membership raised concerns that the commercial release of seed traits that aren't approved by major importers could damage exports.

"There's a lot of focus at this convention on the biotechnology issues because of the market sensitivity and the actual rejections of corn and distillers grains shipments because of the Viptera trait MIR 162," said NGFA President Randy Gordon. "I think that it's fair to say a lot of our members on the grain handling and export side still have ...

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