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High oleic soybeans offer tool to offset low commodity price

High oleic soybeans offer tool to offset low commodity price

Iowa soybean growers will have an opportunity to plant high oleic soybeans for the first time in 2016, giving them a chance to earn premium prices in a difficult commodity market, an Iowa soybean leader said last week.

The high oleic soybeans are expected to command premium prices, while maintaining strong agronomic traits in the top varieties, said Delbert Christensen, an Audubon farmer and board member of the United Soybean Board (USB).

The new soybeans will also help American soybean farmers grow their share of the vegetable oil market because the beans produce an improved oil that the food...




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