The Distillers Grains Technology Council (DGTC) held its 21st annual Distillers Grains Symposium May 17-18 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The symposium examined the latest information and issues on distillers grains marketing and merchandising, animal nutrition, processing technologies and government regulations.
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, Illinois researchers work with Kraft to make corn a source of natural food dyes, EPA's pyrethroid review is open for comment again and GM crops make strides around the world.
Farm leaders representing ag exports in beef, pork, rice, corn and wheat are all somewhat concerned about losing their current market access as a result of the Trump administration's planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Others, however, said the administration could use the trade talks to lower the national trade deficit and recalibrate trade so it benefits farmers more and corporations less.