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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 ...

Monsanto joins with Pairwise to develop base-edited crops

Chemical & Engineering News - 21 Mar 2018
Monsanto and Pairwise will work together on a precise form of gene editing for cotton and other row crops. Credit: Shutterstock. Monsanto is getting a head start in accessing a new type of gene editing tool called DNA base editing that it hopes will ...

Bayer Faces US Hurdles for Monsanto Antitrust Nod

Bloomberg - 15 Mar 2018
Bloomberg's Ed Hammond reports U.S. regulators are taking a closer look at Bayer's bid for Monsanto. Bayer AG's plan to win antitrust approval for its takeover of Monsanto Co. hasn't satisfied U.S. officials who are worried the merger could hurt ...

Monsanto backs new company focused on gene editing, not GMOs - 20 Mar 2018
Monsanto Co. will fund a new U.S. company that aims to develop crops using technology known as gene editing, rather than the genetic modification that helped it become the world's biggest seed seller. Monsanto's vice president of global biotechnology ...

Justice Department Not Satisfied With Bayer/Monsanto Proposals

KTIC - 19 Mar 2018
Bayer's plan to get antitrust approval from the U.S. Justice Deparment hasn't satisfied the expectations of U.S. officials. Two sources told Bloomberg that those officials are worried that the merger could hurt competition. The department feels the ...

Monsanto Judge Says Expert Testimony Against Roundup Is 'Shaky'

Bloomberg - 14 Mar 2018
Monsanto isn't completely off the hook, based on what Chhabria said Wednesday. At this stage of the case the judge is acting as a gatekeeper to exclude evidence not backed by scientific rigor, and evaluating whether the witnesses are qualified as ...

Monsanto Previews Current, Future Pipeline Offerings

CropLife - 15 Mar 2018
First up, for corn, Monsanto is launching during the spring of 2018 Trecepta corn. A third-generation aboveground insect control product, Trecepta can provide protection against such pests as corn earworm, fall armyworm, corn borers, and black and ...

Bayer reports progress in talks with Russia over Monsanto deal

Reuters - 14 Mar 2018
“It is important that we have found common ground for the key milestones with the intent to approve the acquisition of Monsanto in the nearest future,” Bayer said. The German company last month filed a lawsuit in a Russian court against FAS after it ...

China conditionally approves Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto

Reuters - 13 Mar 2018
BEIJING (Reuters) - Bayer's (BAYGn.DE) on Tuesday secured conditional approval from China's commerce ministry for its planned acquisition of the world No. 1 seed company Monsanto (MON.N), chalking up a victory in the onerous struggle to win over ...

Look Back .. to defense assistance from Monsanto, 1943

Anniston Star - 18 Mar 2018
March 18, 1943, in The Star: Three experts employed at the Monsanto Chemical Company in Anniston have been appointed by the state defense council director as special instructors for courses against gas attacks. As soon as possible, representatives from ...

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