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Paraguay soy growers mull GM RR dispute

South American soybean grower resistance to paying Monsanto royalties for use of its genetically modified herbicide-tolerant Roundup Ready soybeans seems to be spreading. Paraguayan farmers are demanding an end to the payments, national media report. Grower groups are to consider the implications of the recent Brazilian court ruling that the payments in the country be suspended ( Agrow No 650 , p 3). It found that the patent had expired in September 2010, which Monsanto disputes. The Paraguayan soybean grower association, the APS, told national newspaper La Nacion that it was to meet with the South American arm of the International Soybean Growers Alliance this month to assess the impact of the ruling, “bearing in mind that Paraguayan associations reached a ten-year deal with Monsanto in 2004”.

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