Commodity group says farmers should stay engaged with Mexico, US GM corn ban

Commodity group says farmers should stay engaged with Mexico, US GM corn ban

The head of a state commodity group says the clock is ticking for a resolution to Mexico’s impending ban on genetically modified corn.

Nebraska Corn Board Executive Director Kelly Brunkhorst tells Brownfield the disagreement creates uncertainty for farmers purchasing seed for the next growing season. “Those decisions are being made now and that’s what why we are continually putting pressure on the administration to engage and find a resolution on this issue or take that step of engagement of an enforcement case with Mexico.”

Until the issue is resolved, Brunkhorst says farmers should be proactive with their grain merchandiser.

    

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