They are often called “The Big Four.” BASF, Bayer, Corteva and Syngenta now dominate the sales of agricultural seeds in the United States. Other firms, including at least 100 independent […]
Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.
EPA Sued Over New Herbicide Approval – DTN Jul 22, 2021
The Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned a federal appeals court to overturn EPA’s registration of a new herbicide.
New Dicamba Lawsuits – DTN Jun 8, 2021
Bayer and BASF are facing a rash of new lawsuits over alleged injury from their dicamba herbicides, even as Bayer works to settle older dicamba injury claims and both companies […]
Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021
A new lawsuit alleges crop input manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers coordinated a boycott of online sales platforms such as Farmers Business Network and AgVend to prevent greater price transparency, a […]
Horizon Ag will is rolling out two new Clearfield rice varieties for 2021: CLL16, a long grain Clearfield rice variety, was developed by the University of Arkansas. CLL16 has shown […]
As the fall seed-buying season advances, EPA is facing a major time crunch on its dicamba herbicide decisions. The agency had originally vowed to have a re-registration decision for four […]
3 Major Weeds Have Genomes Unlocked Aug 28, 2020
Representing some of the most troublesome agricultural weeds, waterhemp, smooth pigweed, and Palmer amaranth impact crop production systems across the U.S. and elsewhere with ripple effects felt by economies worldwide. […]
Bayer, BASF and Corteva lost their bid for a rehearing of their dicamba case by a larger panel of Ninth Circuit Judges. Their only remaining legal recourse is now the […]
Dicamba – What Does the Future Hold? – DTN Jul 16, 2020
Future registrations are uncertain, weed escapes are rising, and some farmers are tired of the drama. What lies ahead for dicamba use in the U.S.?