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ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013- A national Bee Care Tour will encourage growers, beekeepers and researchers to focus on the myriad of factors causing the decline in honey bee populations, said Robyn Kneen, Bayer
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013- Most
countries, including those in the European Union, will accept biotechnology
food products by the year 2025, said Accenture Senior Director Rich Kottmeyer
during Bayer CropScience's 2013 Ag Issues Forum.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 - Key U.S. lawmakers
hailed a circuit court ruling in the case Dow AgroSciences LLC v. National
Marine Fisheries Service as a victory for sound science versus what they
David Morgan is president of Syngenta Seeds. His company produces biotech traits for insect resistance that are well accepted by growers in the United States but not yet accepted by China. One trait in particular (Agrisure Viptera-MIR162) is causing marketing challenges for Syngenta and grain merchandisers as it is now found in ten percent of U.S. corn and is being utilized in other major corn exporting countries. Morgan talks about the "asynchronous" process of biotech approval by China and why that is hurting grain and oilseed producers in major exporting countries. He outlines Syngenta's new relationship with Gavilon Grain and the proposed release of a new insect resistance trait this year.