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

🕔May 15, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
Dicamba-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, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Six 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.  According […]

Dicamba Lawsuit Dismissed but Door Still Open – DTN Jan 15, 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019
The 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, 2018

🕔Nov 1, 2018
The 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, 2018
Between 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, […]

Vip3a – Only Bt Trait Without Insect Resistance – How Long Will it Last? – DTN Aug 14, 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2018
Is Bt broken for ear-feeding pests? And, if so, can we rescue it? Those are the questions that compelled EPA to convene a Scientific Advisory Panel in Arlington, Virginia, this […]

Dicamba Drift Injury: Can Property Owners Recover? – DTN Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
Editor’s Note: DTN/The Progressive Farmer’s reporting on non-soybean dicamba damage uncovered the uneasiness this issue has caused in rural communities as damage pits neighbor against neighbor and farmers and applicators […]

Dicamba Injury: The Unmistakable Fingerprint – DTN Jun 28, 2018

🕔Jun 28, 2018
If you hear hoofbeats, the old saying goes, think horses — not zebras.   Weed scientists want you to recall that saying when you walk soybean fields this year and spot […]

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