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Bayer, Monsanto Shareholders Not All Cheering Over $57 Billion Deal

Wall Street Journal - 14 Sep 2016
Bayer shareholders appeared cautiously optimistic after worrying that the German drugs and chemicals giant could overpay, while some Monsanto shareholders said they had envisioned a higher price for the world's largest developer of high-tech crop seeds ...

Arkansas restricts controversial Monsanto, BASF farm chemical

Yahoo News - 21 Jan 2018
CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a blow to manufacturers Monsanto Co (MON.N) and BASF SE (BASFn.DE), Arkansas state lawmakers voted on Friday to bar sprayings of a controversial weed killer after mid-April to protect farmers from potential crop damage. Arkansas ...

Monsanto And CF Industries Could Burn Bears In 2018

Forbes - 26 Dec 2017
After locating two Dow stocks that could start off 2018 on a strong note, we're now turning our attention to two chemical concerns that could see their share price jump the week of New Year's Day. Specifically, Monsanto and CF Industries have been the ...

Monsanto Protest Trial Postponed Again

The People’s Vanguard of Davis - 18 Jan 2018
The trial of 10 anti-Monsanto protestors was delayed for a third time here Wednesday, but not before the defendants – all but one representing themselves and all promising to “put Monsanto on trial for poisoning the world” – scored some heavy punches ...

Monsanto Forecasts Profit Increase as Farmers Plant More Soy

Bloomberg - 04 Jan 2018
Roundup, Monsanto's blockbuster herbicide, is also making a comeback. The price of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller, is rebounding faster than expected as Chinese producers of generic brands cut output due to environmental ...

To Save Family Farms, We Must Oppose Monsanto-Bayer Merger

Food Tank (blog) - 09 Jan 2018
Time and time again, studies have shown that monopolies result in less innovation, fewer choices, and higher prices for farmers and consumers. This merger does not just strengthen Monsanto's control over the corn seed industry. It also helps them grow ...

Monsanto Expects Growth From Flagship Herbicide This Year

Wall Street Journal - 04 Jan 2018
Monsanto Co. MON -0.47% anticipates reaping bigger profits this year from its flagship weed killer. The maker of Roundup herbicide said that higher generic prices for the product's main chemical, glyphosate, would boost Monsanto's business over the ...

Monsanto looking to sell dicamba-resistant GM soy seed in Brazil

Reuters - 11 Jan 2018
Earlier generations of Monsanto GM soy seeds contained glyphosate genes, which made them resistant to weed killers based on that chemical. But some weed varieties became resistant to herbicides containing glyphosate, prompting the company to look for ...

Monsanto's Market Share Expands In Key Economies

Seeking Alpha - 03 Jan 2018
In Monsanto's Q3 earnings, revenues and net income were way above expectations, showing the agricultural giant's hold over key markets. The Xtend Crop System and Climate Fieldview platform smashed expectations in 2017 by 33 and 40 percent respectively ...

Monsanto finds room to grow with open source software

CIO - 08 Jan 2018
Like most agricultural companies, Monsanto has traditionally licensed geospatial information software (GIS) to visualize crop performance and yield information on a map, and to process satellite imagery to understand where disease or blight might be ...

Monsanto (MON) Q1 Earnings Top, Bayer's Buyout Deal on Track

Nasdaq - 05 Jan 2018
Quarterly adjusted earnings from ongoing business came in at 41 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 38 cents. The bottom line also came in higher than the year-ago tally of 21 cents per share. Revenues During the reported ...

EPA Clears Monsanto Roundup Chemical of Health Risks to Humans

Insurance Journal - 27 Dec 2017
Monsanto, which is being acquired by Bayer AG, rejected the conclusion along with groups representing U.S. corn, soy and wheat farmers, citing other reviews. The EPA's latest assessment “confirms exactly what we're saying: that agencies across the ...

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