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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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.?
Some more details are emerging on Bayer’s $400 million settlement for dicamba injury claims, announced Wednesday amid a larger $1 billion settlement mostly focused on glyphosate litigation. Bayer agreed to […]
Bayer has agreed to pay more than $10 billion in the U.S. to settle current and potential claims that its Roundup herbicide causes cancer.
Dicamba: Request to Ban Post Emergence Use – DTN May 4, 2020
On April 28, the Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO) sent EPA a letter asking that the agency consider banning postemergence use of four dicamba herbicides — XtendiMax (Bayer), Engenia […]
EPA’s interim registration approval of glyphosate in January now faces its first court challenge, as a number of food safety, farm worker and environmental groups have asked a federal appeals […]