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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Feb 3, 2016 03:57 PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- There's been more China in my copy today than there has ever been in my kitchen cabinets. Monsanto kicked off the morning with the announcement China had approved Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans.

The next helping of news clued us to the fact that Swiss-based Syngenta is asking shareholders to approve a sale of the company to China National Chemical Corp., also known as ChemChina. A $43 billion all-cash offer was enough to entice the company to encourage the sale. The deal must still undergo scrutiny of shareholders and regulatory agencies, but my interview with Davor ...

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