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Cargill To Reject Export Crops With New GMO Syngenta Corn Trait For Export

Cargill Inc., the top exporter of U.S. grain and oilseeds, said it will reject crops containing a new genetically modified Syngenta AG corn trait that are delivered to its grain elevators for export contracts. Corn seeds containing Syngenta's Agrisure Duracade trait are available for planting in the U.S. for the first time this year after U.S. authorities cleared the trait in 2013.
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Where Will We Steal More Acres For Corn?

Even if the current ethanol demand cools, growing export demand will fuel the move to more continuous corn acres.
While ethanol is the shining star behind expanding corn production, not everyone believes the long-range outlook is good for filling a huge amount of U.S. oil needs with crop-based energy. But if the ethanol demand cools off, increased export demand will certainly pick up the slack and solidify the demand for still more corn acres.
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GMOs Stewing In European Rules

No quick solutions foreseen in dispute between U.S. and European Union over biotech crops.
The trade dispute between the United States and the European Union over biotech crops, often referred to as genetically modified organisms in Europe, now lies with the World Trade Organization. A final decision could take more than a year, with the availability of European markets to U.S. farmers at stake.
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