The conversion of $4 billion in preferred stock by Dow Chemical leaves Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway as a major shareholder of the firm, but probably not for long.
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Introducing genes for herbicide resistance into a crop permits it to be sprayed with weedkiller that really does then kill nothing but weeds. But that works only until the weeds themselves develop resistance to the poison. Read moreRead More »