Corn – Good News: Rootworm Trait Agreement; Corteva Agriscience and Monsanto – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018Corteva Agriscience, the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont, will license two insect traits from Monsanto, an aboveground Bt protein stack and Corn Rootworm III, which contains an RNAi rootworm […]

Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018For many years, advances in crop technology have focused on specific production traits like herbicide tolerance or insecticide production. Photosynthesis — the driving force behind all plant life — was […]

Bayer-Monsanto: New Leadership Team Announced, CEO Stepping Down – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018Bayer has announced a hybridized executive leadership team upon the closing of its proposed acquisition of Monsanto. The closing is still subject to pending regulatory approvals, but both companies have […]

Dicamba: Even New Formulations are Volatile – Temperature Matters – DTN

🕔May 7, 2018Of all the factors that led to off-target movement of dicamba in 2017, volatility remains the most controversial. Older formulations, such as Banvel and Clarity, have long been known to […]

Monsanto CEO Announces Intent To Step Down Upon Closing Of Bayer Acquisition

🕔May 7, 2018Monsanto Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant announced today his intent to leave Monsanto at the closing of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer AG. Grant will maintain […]

Dicamba: Monsanto Teams Up to Produce New Sprayer System Cleaner

🕔Apr 30, 2018Monsanto Company collaborated with Adjuvants Unlimited, LLC to develop the first-ever agricultural sprayer system cleaner designed to deactivate dicamba. Adjuvants Unlimited, a  developer and manufacturer of technologies for the crop […]

Dicamba: Arkansas Ban Started April 16 with Plenty of Legal Drama – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2018On Monday, Arkansas’ in-season ban on dicamba went into effect, but not without some confusion and drama.  Two judges in Phillips and Mississippi counties filed temporary restraining orders of the […]

Bayer-Monsanto Deal: Still Spinning Off Stuff – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2018The makeover at Bayer continues as the company attempts to purchase Monsanto. This time the German-based firm was granted concessions on proposed spinoffs. Bayer announced Wednesday that the European Commission […]

Texas: Dicamba Application Training – 16 Items to Remember

🕔Apr 4, 2018Auxin Certification Training has not been taken lightly across the state of Texas.  Trainings started in January and to date have been a part of programs or has been the […]

Bayer-Monsanto: European Comm. Gives Conditional Approval; More Spinoffs

🕔Mar 22, 2018The European Commission conditionally approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto on Wednesday. Bayer has now received approvals for the transaction from substantially more than half of the some 30 regulatory […]

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