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February 07, 2016
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The GMO sugar myth

Just like there’s no such thing as the boogeyman, there’s also no such thing as GMO sugar—but public misconception about genetically modified food could be cause for concern for sugarbeet producers.
February 06, 2016
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Oregon seed pre-emption law challenged in Legislature

Oregon lawmakers heard a clear message from farmers who oppose local government restrictions what seeds they can use.
February 06, 2016
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Growers explore feasibility of Ontario beet processing plant

Improved sugarbeet prices and agronomics as well as emerging industrial uses for sugar may justify major expansion of the crop as well as new processing in southwestern Ontario, Ontario Sugar Beet Growers’ Association President Mark Lumley said.
February 05, 2016
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Syngenta says ChemChina’s offer a good deal

The chief operating officer of Swiss-based Syngenta company has confirmed the offer by ChemChina to purchase 100 percent of Syngenta shares.
February 05, 2016
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House Ag Committee says leave ag out of budget cut talks

The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee says Congress should consider the current economic conditions farmers are facing when looking for ways to reduce the federal budget.
February 05, 2016
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Ceremonial signing of TPP takes place

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and trade ministers from the 11 other countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership have signed the deal at a ceremony in New Zealand.
February 05, 2016
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49th Annual World Ag Expo runs Feb. 9-11

World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Tulare, Calif.
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