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Bayer-Monsanto Merger: One Step Closer, CIFIUS Review Completed – DTN

Bayer-Monsanto Merger: One Step Closer, CIFIUS Review Completed – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Dec 4, 2017

Bayer has edged another step closer to its acquisition of Monsanto. Today, Dec. 1, the companies announced the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has completed a review of the union and found no concerns.   CFIUS is

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Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up  – Part 2

Dicamba: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims Piling Up – Part 2

👤By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Editor’s Note:  Tiffany Dowell Lashmet continues her coverage of dicamba with an overview of the legal side of the issue in this article. Click to read her earlier post: Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then…

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Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

Dicamba: It was the 5th Most Used Herbicide in 2012, and Then… – Part 1

👤By Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas Agrilife Extension Service 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Dicamba will likely go down as the biggest agricultural issue in 2017.  This post will discuss some background information and then address several recent developments regarding the herbicide dicamba.   The herbicide dicamba has been in use since the 1960’s.  In

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Bayer-Monsanto: Critics Push DOJ to Reject Merger, 1 Mln Signatures – DTN

Bayer-Monsanto: Critics Push DOJ to Reject Merger, 1 Mln Signatures – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Critics of agricultural consolidation joined forces Tuesday in Washington to release reports calling on the Department of Justice to reject the merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. Gathering at the National Press Club to air their grievances against the

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Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

Dicamba: EPA Committee Questions 2018 Label Changes – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 8, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made label changes to dicamba products for 2018, but some members of an EPA committee question if the changes will reduce the frequency of off-target damage seen on soybeans and other crops in 24 states

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High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto’s Vistive Gold soybeans will see a full commercial launch next year, after the trait’s long-awaited Chinese

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Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

Dicamba Rules: Confused? Remember, State Regs Outweigh Federal – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

If you’re feeling a little confused about the EPA’s new rules on dicamba for 2018, you’re not alone.  Last week, EPA made some dicamba herbicides restricted use pesticides (RUP) and issued new labels for them, with tighter use restrictions. We’ve

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Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

Dicamba is Now a Restricted Use Pesticide Says EPA’s New Label Rules – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Growers will have access to dicamba to spray on dicamba-tolerant crops in 2018, but the herbicides will come with new label restrictions and will be categorized as restricted use pesticides.  EPA announced Friday that the dicamba “registrants voluntarily agreed to

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Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

Dicamba ‘Over the Top’: 6 Label Changes for Monsanto, BASF and DuPont – EPA

👤From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 🕔Oct 13, 2017

EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New

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Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

👤By Randy LaBauve, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 25, 2017

A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the LSU AgCenter, pesticide specialists at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture

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