Experts: Biotech corn, soybeans thrive in Great Plains

09/22/2008 | Google

Biotech varieties of corn and soybeans that can grow in drier fields have increased the yields of farmers and are competing for land traditionally used for wheat cultivation across the Great Plains, Kansas Wheat CEO Dusti Fritz said. The wheat industry is pushing for the development of biotech wheat, and it believes that such a crop will be commercialized within three to five years because of science-related advances and changes in consumer attitudes, Fritz said.

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