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 […]

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 […]

Roundup Jury Verdicts: What Do They Mean to Your Farm or Ranch?

🕔Apr 10, 2019Last month, another jury determined that Bayer-Monsanto was liable for damages caused by Roundup. Roundup contains glyphosate, the most widely used herbicide worldwide.  According to the USDA, about 240 million […]

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 […]

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 […]

California Law Requiring Cancer Warning on Glyphosate Label Challenged – DTN

🕔Jan 4, 2018Attorneys general in 11 states have joined agriculture groups in asking a district court to block a law in California that requires labels on products that may contain the herbicide […]

EPA: Glyphosate Unlikely Carcinogenic – DTN

🕔Dec 20, 2017The herbicide glyphosate is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. That is the conclusion reached by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its draft risk assessment released this week. […]

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

🕔Aug 28, 2017Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution […]

Glyphosate Review by EPA Panel Offers Mixed Opinions – DTN

🕔Mar 20, 2017Despite disagreements among members of a scientific panel reviewing the herbicide glyphosate for cancer connections, the final report of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency panel concludes there is “no reliable […]

Virginia Cotton: Warm Winters Bring Thoughts of Burndown

🕔Mar 2, 2017Temperatures for the immediate future are supposed to stay above normal for another week or more. And the last week of April is supposed to be below normal with May […]

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