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Date：Jan. 28, 2021 Category：Markets
Corn prices climbed double digits on Tuesday. The market was fueled by news China made its biggest buy of corn in six months.
Date：Dec. 21, 2020 Category：Companies
Frenchman Valley Cooperative
Frenchman Valley Farmers Cooperative (FVC) is launching a line of crop inputs with VantagePoint. The branded products include WatchTower ST seed treatments, Sta...
Date：Dec. 17, 2020 Category：Science&Research
University of Florida researchers used CRISPR technology to move a key protein within the plant to boost heat resistance.
Date：Mar. 12, 2020 Category：Companies
Bayer CropScience U.S.
Bayer recently announced it will close its Creve Coeur, St. Louis site after learning an employee is under investigation for coronavirus infection. While the em...
Date：Nov. 6, 2019 Category：Markets
As an Indian farmer, I’m pleased to accept invitations that allow me to share my experience and help raise awareness of the benefits of GM crops.
Date：Aug. 26, 2019 Category：Markets
China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products. It's in retaliation for President Trump's planned Sept. 1st tariff increase on Chines...
Date：Jul. 12, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Since 2017, three mega-deals and related divestitures have uprooted the seed industry. Here's how new companies have sprouted and others have branched out or be...
Date：Apr. 1, 2019 Category：Markets
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 92.8 million acres, up 4 percent or 3.66 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, plant...
Date：Feb. 15, 2019 Category：Companies
The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)
The Fertilizer Institute Board of Directors elected new leadership earlier this month. The board voted-in Tony Will, president and CEO of CF Industries, as boar...
Date：Dec. 12, 2018 Category：Companies
U.S. District Court Judge John W. Lungstrum recently approved Syngenta’s $1.51 billion settlement regarding MIR162—Agrisure Viptera. This settlement ends year...
Date：Oct. 12, 2018 Category：Markets
Corn production is forecast at 14.8 billion bushels, down slightly from the September forecast but up 1 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of Octobe...
Date：Oct. 1, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
A tightening labor pool, increasing regulations, calls for sustainability, demand for precision and (perhaps the biggest of them all) resistance, are all conver...
Date：Aug. 20, 2018 Category：Companies
After months of negotiating, divesting and waiting, Bayer and Monsanto will fully merge. The German-based company says the integration of Monsanto into the Baye...
Date：Jun. 14, 2018 Category：Products
Earlier this week a California judge ruled glyphosate does not need a label warning stating it causes cancer. U.S. District Court Judge William Shuff denied an ...
Date：Jun. 6, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
In a historic moment, Bayer will likely complete its acquisition of Monsanto this Thursday. The $66 billion deal has been in the works for nearly two years, lea...
Date：Jan. 5, 2018 Category：Companies
To serve farmers through local ag retail but with an online ecommerce platform, CommoditAg was started in 2017. This year, in addition to Illinois-based The Equ...
Date：Jan. 3, 2018 Category：Companies
Chinese farmers will have access to more corn genetic technology starting next year. Stine Seed Company has long kept relations with China, and recently sealed ...
Date：Dec. 8, 2017 Category：Companies
Monsanto asked a judge Tuesday to prevent Arkansas lawmakers from banning the use of a weed killer that farmers in several states have said drifts onto their cr...
Date：Nov. 30, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Multinational company mergers might dominate the headlines, but smaller-scale regional mergers and startups have been on the increase in the seed industry. The ...
Date：Nov. 2, 2017 Category：Markets
After more than 3 million soybean acres were damaged in 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached an agreement with dicamba manufacturers and lice...