Farmers on the Front Line
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:16 PM CDT

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (DTN) -- Farm industry groups want to remind farmers that they're the first line of defense in protecting U.S. export markets, especially when it comes to harvesting and marketing corn that contains traits not approved by key importers.

"It's really critical now as we move into harvest" that farmers are good stewards of unapproved biotech trains, American Soybean Association president Ray Gaesser told DTN on the sidelines of the U.S. Global Trade Exchange conference.

Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162) and Duracade traits haven't been approved for import into China, and that country's zero-tolerance policy on presence of unapproved ...

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