Bayer’s NemaStrike is a No Go in 2020 – DTN

🕔Aug 1, 2019Bayer has announced it will not sell its seed treatment known as NemaStrike for the 2020 growing season, citing ongoing safety concerns with the nematicide. The company says the product, […]

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 […]

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