Texas Cotton, Corn: Bollworms, Bt Resistance, and Field Scouting

🕔Aug 27, 2019Transgenic crops are an ever-evolving technology dealing with pests in the corn, cotton and sorghum fields in Hale and Swisher counties of Texas. Farmers began relying upon these technologies in […]

Syngenta Corn Payments Delayed in Viptera Case – DTN

🕔Jul 10, 2019Payouts from a $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement may arrive in farmers’ mailboxes sometime in 2020, as attorneys in the case continue to battle a federal court on the allocation of […]

Corn Farmers’ Syngenta Class Action: Are You in or Out? – Deadline Near

🕔Feb 13, 2017Disclaimer:  Neither the author, nor Texas A&M Agrilife Extension take any position on the likelihood of success of any of the claims asserted against Syngenta or on whether producers should […]

Viptera: Syngenta Appeals Plaintiff Structure In Ongoing Suit – DTN

🕔Oct 20, 2016Syngenta is challenging a federal judge’s ruling that creates a major class of farmers who could have been damaged as part of the ongoing lawsuit on Viptera corn. Syngenta filed […]

Dow, DuPont Under Fire for Corn Bt Traits in Western Bean Cutworm Control – DTN

🕔Oct 18, 2016Farmers buying corn seed with western bean cutworm in mind should tread carefully this fall. Two Bt traits are labeled to control the pest, Herculex I (Cry1F) and Viptera (Vip3A). […]

Syngenta Viptera Corn: Farmers’ Claims Limited by Court; Stay Tuned – DTN

🕔Aug 23, 2016A federal judge last week dismissed claims made by a group of farmers in a class action lawsuit against Syngenta that the company should have done something to inspect and […]

Syngenta’s GMO Corn Lawsuits: How Are They Going?

🕔Jul 10, 2015I’ve had many inquiries over the past months from farmers, agribusinesses and their attorneys about lawsuits against Syngenta.  The inquiries usually contain a sense of intrigue and curiosity, combined with […]

DTN’s Top Ag Stories: China’s GMO Ban Roils Grain Markets

🕔Dec 30, 2014The bright yellow poster posted on the door of Bunge’s Hannibal, Mo., river terminal told a tale this fall. The placard listed the genetically engineered corn and soybean traits they […]

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