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Chuck Zimmerman

CHS, Inc.CHS, Inc. gets on AgWired twice today! They’ve got a lot going on.

CHS Inc. has announced that it will be contracting low linolenic soybeans from Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., for the 2007 growing season to provide the food marketplace with low lin soy oil to support the demand for healthier foods. Contracts for these opportunities will be made through elevators as Pioneerwell as directly with growers in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. CHS will pay a $0.40 per bushel premium for the identity-preserved beans upon delivery to the CHS crushing plant in Fairmont, Minn. Growers with interest in this program can also contact their local Pioneer sales representative for more information. Growers will have multiple Pioneer brand low linolenic soybean varieties to choose from in this region; these include 92M41, 92M73 and 93M01. All of these low lin varieties contain the Roundup Ready trait.