NEWS
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Feb 28, 2014 08:23 AM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Recent issues with China over biotech U.S. corn and dried distillers grains are very complicated, but can hopefully be resolved with continued communication and education between the U.S. and China, according to Tom Sleight, president and CEO of the U.S. Grains Council.

Much of the controversy began last November when China began rejecting shipments of U.S. corm because they contained a genetically modified variety unapproved in China, the MIR 162 variety, more commonly known as Agrisure Viptera produced by Syngenta Ag and developed to help control a range of pests. Traders worried that U.S. DDG shipments ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
China Issues New US DDGS Import Rules
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
Ethanol Blog
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
Ethanol Blog
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog