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 […]

Soggy Harvest Delays – Some Farmers Seed Shopping for 2019 – DTN

🕔Oct 9, 2018Even as wet weather stalls the 2018 corn and soybean harvest in parts of the Midwest, many farmers have their eyes on 2019 seed selection.   “It does seem early to […]

Bayer-Monsanto: Department of Justice says Divest $9Bln Assets – DTN

🕔May 30, 2018The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that Bayer and Monsanto will have to divest of $9 billion in assets, largely to BASF, for the Trump Administration to approve of […]

Texas Cotton: RACE Trial Variety Comparisons – Over 90% Transgenics in 2017

🕔Dec 20, 2017The 2017 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation or RACE trial results from South, East and Central Texas are in and give producers a look at how the latest transgenic varieties performed […]

Bayer Requests Extension on Monsanto Acquisition – DTN

🕔Sep 20, 2017Liam Condon, Bayer’s president of the Crop Science Division, said the company is making progress on the planned acquisition of Monsanto. But he told journalists attending a global conference that […]

Ohio Soybeans: Buying LiberyLink Seed for Next Year? 8 Things to Know.

🕔Aug 30, 2016Continued problems with marestail and ragweeds this year have a number of growers considering the switch to LibertyLink soybeans for 2017. The LibertyLink system can certainly be a good choice […]

Soybeans: Credenz Seeds Now Available Nationwide

🕔Sep 1, 2015For the 2016 growing season, Bayer CropScience is expanding the Credenz soybean seed brand nationally, with offerings in most of the U.S. soybean production regions, providing growers more choices for […]

It’s Official: Viptera Trait in Corn, DDGs Approved by China — DTN

🕔Dec 22, 2014Syngenta officially announced Monday it has received the safety certificate needed for its Agrisure Viptera trait (MIR 162) from China’s regulatory authorities. This formally grants import approval for corn grain […]

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