Bayer Loses Again – Third Glyphosate Trial, Stock Declines – DTN May 15, 2019

🕔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 […]

Roundup Jury Verdicts: What Do They Mean to Your Farm or Ranch? Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019Last month, another jury determined that Bayer-Monsanto was liable for damages caused by Roundup. Roundup contains glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide worldwide.  According to the USDA, about 240 million […]

Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now Feb 19, 2019

🕔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: EPA Extends Over-the-Top Use for 2 Years, More Label Requirements – DTN Nov 1, 2018

🕔Nov 1, 2018The U.S. Environmental Protection agency has announced it has extended the registration for dicamba herbicides for over-the-top use in Roundup Ready Xtend crops for an additional two years.  At the […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN Oct 3, 2018

🕔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, […]

Dicamba Whiplash in Arkansas: Who’s on First? – DTN Apr 27, 2018

🕔Apr 27, 2018A group of Arkansas farmers had little more than a week of access to dicamba before the state Supreme Court intervened on Wednesday, April 25.   Nearly 200 farmers had gained […]

Dicamba in Court: Judge Rules for ‘the Arkansas 6’ but AG Fights Back- DTN Apr 6, 2018

🕔Apr 6, 2018The Arkansas attorney general is appealing the surprise decision by a judge to allow six Arkansas farmers to use dicamba on cotton and soybeans during the 2018 growing season.   As […]

Rice: Gambit Herbicide Registered to Fight Sedge and Broadleaf Weeds Jan 2, 2018

🕔Jan 2, 2018Gowan Company has received Federal registration for Gambit herbicide.  Gambit contains the active ingredients halosulfuron and prosulfuron and is highly effective for sedge and broadleaf weed control in rice. In […]

Glyphosate Formulations: What’s the Diff and What’s a Salt? Dec 22, 2017

🕔Dec 22, 2017Glyphosate is one of the most widely used herbicides in the world and is extremely important in many of our orchard, vineyard, and annual crops as well as in non-crop […]

EPA: Glyphosate Unlikely Carcinogenic – DTN Dec 20, 2017

🕔Dec 20, 2017The herbicide glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. That is the conclusion reached by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its draft risk assessment released this week. […]

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