According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, Monsanto last week filed suit against a former programmer who worked for Monsanto and Climate Corp, saying he stole proprietary information from the company.
Chicago corn and wheat futures turned lower on Tuesday as mostly favorable conditions for U.S crops diverted attention away from adverse weather overseas and encouraged markets to consolidate after a four-session rally.
German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG, which has made a $62 billion bid for U.S. seeds company Monsanto Company, has added more banks to its acquisition financing package, according to a person familiar with th
Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota soybean producers today are spending 88 percent more on crop protectant products than they did six years ago. Much of that is related to glyphosate resistant weeds.
Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG, which has made a $62 billion bid for U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co., has secured a 60 billion euros ($67 billion) loan facility that can be expanded up to 75 billion euro
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
Brian Krienke, soils Extension educator, University of Nebraska, has posted a Q&A article examining these questions and other crop fertility and crop nutrient concerns farmers may be having in the Midwest right now.
The latest news that Bayer AG wants to buy Monsanto has the agriculture industry wondering yet again how the growing consolidation in the seed and crop chemical industry could affect farmers large and small.
"There is nothing there." Monsanto Company President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a Reuters reporter when asked how the world's largest seed company he helps lead might