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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 Asks Judge to Overturn Arkansas Dicamba Ban

Hoosier Ag Today - 22 Nov 2017
An Associated Press report says Monsanto went before an Arkansas judge on Friday to ask the court to stop the state's plan to ban dicamba use from April through October. Dicamba has been a source of complaints from farmers across the state, who say the ...

From Brussels to Arkansas, a Tough Week for Monsanto

New York Times - 09 Nov 2017
The decisions are a double blow to the agrochemical industry and particularly to the chemicals giant Monsanto. An appeals committee of European officials will convene this month, though, to weigh again whether to continue to allow glyphosate just weeks ...

Monsanto asks judge in Arkansas to stop herbicide ban

St. Louis Business Journal - 20 Nov 2017
Monsanto has asked an Arkansas judge to halt the state's ban on the use of the dicamba herbicide. Monsanto asked a judge in Pulaski County last week to strike down a ruling from the state's Plant Board that would ban the use of the herbicide from April ...

The Decisions Behind Monsanto's Weed-Killer Crisis - 14 Nov 2017
(Reuters) - In early 2016, agribusiness giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what has since become a sprawling herbicide crisis with millions of acres of crops damaged. Monsanto had readied new genetically modified soybeans seeds.

Monsanto On Track for Carbon Neutrality in 2021

KTIC - 20 Nov 2017
Monsanto announced that it's on track to reach its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2021. The company expects to meet the commitment it first made in December of 2015. Operational improvements have already reduced Monsanto's carbon footprint by ...

Battle Over Monsanto's Potent New Weedkiller Heads to Court

Wall Street Journal - 08 Nov 2017
Monsanto's new version of the herbicide called dicamba is part of a more than $1 billion investment that pairs it with new genetically engineered seeds that are resistant to the spray. But some farmers say their nonresistant crops suffered after ...

Reports reveal concerns on Bayer-Monsanto merger

Feedstuffs - 14 Nov 2017
Friends of the Earth, SumOfUs and the Open Markets Institute released an analysis, "Bayer-Monsanto Merger: Big Data, Big Agriculture, Big Problems," which explores the implications of a combined big data, chemical and seed platform owned by Bayer and ...

Brazil soy growers ask court to cancel Monsanto's Intacta patent

Reuters - 09 Nov 2017
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Soybean growers in Mato Grosso, Brazil's largest producing state, have asked a court to cancel Monsanto's (MON.N) Intacta RR2 PRO patent claiming irregularities, including the company's alleged failure to prove it brings de facto ...

Donald Trump, Louis CK, Monsanto: Your Friday Briefing

New York Times - 10 Nov 2017
The European Union voted against reauthorizing glyphosate, the world's most popular weedkiller and the main ingredient in Roundup, one of Monsanto's flagship products. • Disappointing earnings from the top makers of wind turbines indicate that the ...

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