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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Tue Oct 7, 2014 03:51 PM CDT

Let's Tend Those Traits

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I popped in unannounced at a Bunge river terminal along the Mississippi River last week. A bright yellow poster detailing delivery restrictions on genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybean traits met me at the door.

A similar reception is likely to greet growers at many major grain companies and elevators this fall. Even grain handlers willing to take some of these GE traits are requiring specific delivery periods to allow the grain to be funneled to domestic consumers.

Why? China and/or the European Union have not put their stamp of approval on ...

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