Sorting the Harvest
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Sep 19, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

ATWOOD, Ill. (DTN) -- The corn being gathered by Bill Schable's combine this fall is not all created equal -- at least not in the eyes of some export customers. Among the hybrids Schable planted in spring 2014 were some containing two Syngenta traits not approved for importation into China. As a result, the Illinois farmer must carefully segregate and store that corn until a local elevator can funnel it into domestic grain channels.

Syngenta's trait for above-ground insects, called Viptera (MIR 162), and a new-generation rootworm trait known as Duracade (Event 5307) are well documented to be effective at ...

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