Many eyes were on the Arkansas state pesticide board Nov. 21 as officials that oversee pesticide regulations wrestled with decisions on dicamba herbicide. At the end of a packed, three-hour public meeting, the Arkansas Plant Board voted to push measures toward that state’s governor that would ban some forms of the herbicide and limit how and when newer dicamba formulations are used in the state.
With Bayer AG’s proposed $66 billion purchase of Monsanto Co., the company that invented Aspirin is poised to take on one of the world’s biggest corporate headaches. A potential cure: dropping the Monsanto name. Read moreRead More »
As President Barack Obama nears the end of his second term, he continues to push for more trade between the U.S. and countries around the world. What’s on his agenda? Lifting the Cuban trade embargo, passing the 12-nation Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and advancing theTransatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP)[…]Read More »