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Lack of synchronization on biotech approvals hurts farmers

Lack of synchronization on biotech approvals hurts farmers

Farmers in Iowa and around the Midwest are getting a firsthand look at the growing problem caused by the lack of synchronization in worldwide biotech crop approvals after leading grain trading companies warned they would not handle a new line of herbicide-resistant soybeans not yet approved by the European Union.

The big global grain traders, including Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) and Bunge, reaffirmed to farmers...




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