Bayer’s Stock Jumped on News of Plan to Deal with Glyphosate Lawsuits

🕔Jul 1, 2019Bayer AG shares leaped higher on Thursday, June 27 after the company released an action plan concerning ongoing gylphosate litigation and mediation. According to a Reuters article, “shares in the […]

Bayer Faces Roundup Class-Action Lawsuits in Canada – DTN

🕔May 29, 2019Bayer’s legal battle on glyphosate has headed north of the border as class-action lawsuits alleging the use of Roundup causes cancer, have been launched in Canada. The latest was filed […]

Glyphosate Suits: Not So Much What The Science Says But What Jurors Think It Says

🕔May 22, 2019A jury recently returned a verdict awarding a California couple $2.055 billion (yes, billion) in damages after the couple alleged that the glyphosate in Roundup caused their cancer.  This is […]

University of California Issues Temporary Halt on Glyphosate Use

🕔May 16, 2019University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued a temporary end to the use of glyphosate on all ten UC campuses, serving over 200,000 students. Glyphosate is the active ingredient […]

Bayer Loses Again – Third Glyphosate Trial, Stock Declines – DTN

🕔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 […]

Glyphosate: EPA Clears Human Health Risk While 11,200 Lawsuits Linger – DTN

🕔May 2, 2019The EPA continues to find no human health risks associated with the use of glyphosate and the herbicide is not a carcinogen, the agency said in its latest review. However, […]

Dicamba-Tolerant Corn on the Horizon – DTN

🕔Mar 22, 2019Dicamba-tolerant crop acreage could grow even larger in the next decade, when and if Bayer’s XtendFlex corn reaches the market. This corn trait, developed by Monsanto and now under Bayer’s […]

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 […]

Dicamba Lawsuit Dismissed but Door Still Open – DTN

🕔Jan 15, 2019The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit against dicamba last week, but left open a door for the plaintiffs to expedite a new lawsuit in 2019.  The […]

Dicamba: EPA Extends Over-the-Top Use for 2 Years, More Label Requirements – DTN

🕔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 […]

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