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Syngenta expects China to approve GE corn variety

Seed company Syngenta said it expects China will approve "in the near future" a genetically engineered corn variety that is at the root of a dispute over shipments of U.S. corn to the Asian giant, says Dow Jones.

Brazil looks for larger ag sales to Russia

The Russian ban on food and ag products from Western nations including the United States is likely to mean more business for Brazil, says Reuters.