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Biotech CEOs Visit White House
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Mar 1, 2013 02:35 PM CST

KISSIMMEE, Fla., (DTN) -- Key leaders in the agricultural biotech industry got an audience with a senior adviser at the White House on Thursday as U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sought to facilitate discussions on a wide range of topics from Europe's aversion to biotechnology to the ways agricultural innovations could help with climate adaptation.

In his speech Friday, Vilsack told farmers and agricultural industry people at the Commodity Classic meeting in Florida that CEOs and high-ranking company officials from the biotech industry met at the White House to talk about innovation in the industry. One of the points made ...

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