NEWS
Beans Gain Ground
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Feb 26, 2014 08:27 AM CST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (DTN) -- High-oleic soybeans will crop up in more regions of the eastern soybean belt this spring, as two seed companies continue to woo farmers and processors while awaiting full regulatory approval.

DuPont Pioneer expects to see about 1,000 farmers roll out 200,000 to 300,000 acres of Plenish soybeans in states like Ohio and Indiana. Monsanto is targeting 25,000 to 35,000 acres for their Vistive Gold beans in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.

The high-oleic beans are genetically engineered to produce oil that has no trans-fats, is lower fat, has lower linolenic levels and produces higher levels of oleic ...

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