November 06, 2015

06/11/2015: Soyatech news
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US grain farmers dealing with the challenges of another bumper crop
A lack of storage, slow exports, and record high global inventories are among the challenges facing US grain farmers with a third consecutive bumper crop. 

Land O’Lakes acquires South African crop protection company
Land O’Lakes makes its first commercial investment in Africa taking a 52.5 percent stake in South Africa’s Villa Crop Protection.
Monsanto aims to double sales in Mexico in five years if GMOs approved
Monsanto hopes to double its sales in Mexico pending a court decision whether the country will allow for the commercial-scale cultivation of GMOs.

Ag group, Cefetra, makes takeover bid for Wessex Grain
The agricultural group, Cefetra, has made a bid to take over Wessex Grain, one of the largest grain traders in the UK.
Chinese buyers suspend DDGS imports from the US
Chinese buyers have suspended purchases of US DDGS based on concern that Beijing will launch another anti-dumping probe surrounding the shipments.

Pendleton Grain Growers to divest grain unit
After reviewing 2015 harvest results, Pendleton Grain Growers’ board has decided to divest its grain business assets before the 2016/17 season.
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European Parliament rejects national GMO bans proposal
The European Parliament has rejected a draft bill that would allow any EU member state to prohibit the use or sale of GMO foods or feeds within its territory by a vote of 577 to 75 with 38 abstentions.

Canada expects 18 percent drop in canola exports
Despite a more upbeat outlook for production, Canada is expecting to see an 18 percent drop in canola exports in 2015/16 as buyers face markets flooded with cheap soybean and palm oil. 

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