Cotton: USDA OKs New Bt Variety – DTN Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
USDA deregulated a new Bt cotton trait, the first of its kind to target plant bugs and thrips, on Jan. 16. The cotton trait, MON 88702, was developed by Monsanto […]

Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021

🕔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 […]

Ag Trade: China Approves 5 GMO Corn, Cotton Traits for Import – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published import approvals for five GM (genetically modified) corn and cotton traits on Jan. 11. Some were approvals for new traits, namely MZIR098, […]

Groups Argue EPA Failed on Glyphosate – DTN Dec 24, 2020

🕔Dec 24, 2020
Environmental and agriculture worker groups filed opening briefs in a lawsuit challenging EPA’s approval of glyphosate’s registration.

Bt on the Chopping Block – EPA Plans Variety Phase Out – DTN Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
In an effort to stave off above-ground insect resistance, the EPA is proposing phasing out many current Bt corn hybrids, as well as some Bt cotton varieties, in the next […]

Soybeans: Bayer Clears Major Hurdle For Rollout of XtendFlex Technology Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
Bayer announced this week that the European Commission has authorized XtendFlex soybean technology for food, feed, import and processing in the European Union. This represents the final key authorization for […]

Dicamba’s Status As EPA Scrambles? It’s Complicated – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
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 […]

Dicamba Ban: Case Rehearing Denied, Decision Stands – DTN Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
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 […]

Precision Ag: Big Data to Calculate Carbon – DTN Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Major ag companies have made a big splash over the past month, rolling out new digital tools and tech alliances they say will help farmers improve their farm’s efficiency and […]

Dicamba – What Does the Future Hold? – DTN Jul 16, 2020

🕔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.?

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