Seed Industry – Q&A with Leaders of “The Big Four” – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
They are often called “The Big Four.” BASF, Bayer, Corteva and Syngenta now dominate the sales of agricultural seeds in the United States. Other firms, including at least 100 independent […]

Dicamba: Herbicide Injury Complaints Again on the Rise – DTN Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.

Iowa Farmer Sues Over Paraquat Exposure – DTN May 20, 2021

🕔May 20, 2021
An Iowa farmer is the latest producer to file a class-action lawsuit arguing that Syngenta and Chevron USA failed to notify users of the alleged dangers of using paraquat-based pesticides, […]

Ag Input Suppliers Face Antitrust Lawsuit – DTN Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
A new lawsuit alleges crop input manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers coordinated a boycott of online sales platforms such as Farmers Business Network and AgVend to prevent greater price transparency, a […]

Ag Trade: China Approves 5 GMO Corn, Cotton Traits for Import – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published import approvals for five GM (genetically modified) corn and cotton traits on Jan. 11. Some were approvals for new traits, namely MZIR098, […]

Syngenta Moves on Atrazine Lawsuit – DTN Dec 3, 2020

🕔Dec 3, 2020
Syngenta filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit that challenged EPA approval of its herbicide, atrazine.

Corn: Final Syngenta Payments Coming – DTN Dec 1, 2020

🕔Dec 1, 2020
U.S. farmers still waiting for checks from the Syngenta corn settlement, can expect to see those payments in the next couple of months as a result of a court motion […]

California: Syngenta’s Aprovia Top Fungicide Gains State Registration Oct 21, 2020

🕔Oct 21, 2020
Aprovia Top fungicide from Syngenta, a broad-spectrum disease control tool containing two highly efficacious active ingredients, recently was approved for use in California. Aprovia Top delivers a potent combination to […]

Bt on the Chopping Block – EPA Plans Variety Phase Out – DTN Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
In an effort to stave off above-ground insect resistance, the EPA is proposing phasing out many current Bt corn hybrids, as well as some Bt cotton varieties, in the next […]

Dicamba’s Status As EPA Scrambles? It’s Complicated – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
As the fall seed-buying season advances, EPA is facing a major time crunch on its dicamba herbicide decisions. The agency had originally vowed to have a re-registration decision for four […]

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