BASF and Syngenta are among companies that have submitted preliminary bids for assets that Bayer plans to sell in order to get regulatory approval for its $66 billion takeover of seeds giant Monsanto, according to people familiar with the matter.
Disputes over the impartiality of an international cancer research agency are flaring again, as documents suggest that a major study’s preliminary data was hidden by a U.S. scientist when reviewing the cancer-causing potential of Monsanto Co.’s Roundup. Read moreRead More »
A lawsuit alleges that dicamba spraying this summer damaged fruit trees in Missouri and blames Monsanto for the circumstances that led to the pesticide drift. In 2017, new formulations of dicamba registered for use in dicamba-tolerant crops will require specific nozzles and application tactics to avoid drift. Read moreRead More »