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Betting on Bt Beans
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Mar 6, 2014 03:15 PM CST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- South American farmers got a taste of the future last year, after nearly 14,000 farmers in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay planted an estimated 3 million acres of Intacta RR2 Pro, Monsanto's line of Bt soybeans.

The company is also working on a second-generation Bt-soybean product that will contain three Bt proteins and is on track to be released at the end of this decade in South America. Recently, Dow AgroSciences has also announced the development of its own two-traited Bt-soybean product, which would be offered as a stack with the company's Enlist herbicide tolerance in ...

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