Bayer Loses Again – Third Glyphosate Trial, Stock Declines – DTN

🕔May 15, 2019The hits keep coming for Bayer’s Roundup glyphosate herbicide, as a California jury on Monday awarded $2.055 billion in damages to a couple that has battled cancer after decades of […]

Glyphosate: EPA Clears Human Health Risk While 11,200 Lawsuits Linger – DTN

🕔May 2, 2019The EPA continues to find no human health risks associated with the use of glyphosate and the herbicide is not a carcinogen, the agency said in its latest review. However, […]

Dicamba-Tolerant Corn on the Horizon – DTN

🕔Mar 22, 2019Dicamba-tolerant crop acreage could grow even larger in the next decade, when and if Bayer’s XtendFlex corn reaches the market. This corn trait, developed by Monsanto and now under Bayer’s […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

Dicamba Lawsuit Dismissed but Door Still Open – DTN

🕔Jan 15, 2019The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit against dicamba last week, but left open a door for the plaintiffs to expedite a new lawsuit in 2019.  The […]

Deltapine Brand Cotton Announces New Class of 19 Cotton Varieties

🕔Dec 10, 2018Deltapine cotton announced the release of three new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex cotton varieties as part of the brand’s Class of 19 lineup during the annual New Product Evaluator (NPE) Summit […]

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN

🕔Dec 7, 2018Growers should expect lower-than-average germination rates from their soybean seed next year, experts told DTN. Much of the country’s soybean crop was plagued by unusually wet weather and a long, […]

Dicamba: States Scramble to Get a Grip – DTN

🕔Nov 9, 2018Indiana has decided to drop all state-led dicamba training, Illinois may have to certify thousands of applicators, and Arkansas is considering in-season dicamba use in 2019.

Neonic Seed Treatments: Canadian Farmers Struggle with a Phase Out – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2018Imagine having to ask permission every time you want to add an insecticide seed treatment to your corn or soybean seed.   That’s been the reality for Ontario grain farmers for […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2018Between new traits coming to market and the recent ag mergers, soybean seed catalogs are as thick as they are confusing this year.  Depending on your seed retailer of choice, […]

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