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 […]
Bayer AG has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a landmark Roundup case, arguing in a petition filed on Monday that a federal appeals court committed errors in the […]
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.
With no new herbicide modes of action on the horizon, agrichemical companies are combing through the archives for options to battle herbicide-resistant weeds. Now, for Bayer Crop Science, that rummaging […]
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 […]
Cotton: USDA OKs New Bt Variety – DTN 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
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 […]
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
Environmental and agriculture worker groups filed opening briefs in a lawsuit challenging EPA’s approval of glyphosate’s registration.
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 […]