The trend toward consolidation isn’t slowing. AMVAC Chemical Corporation added to the trend after recently closing on abamectin insecticide, chlorothalonil fungicide and paraquat herbicide from Adama Agricultural Solutions.
Bayer AG cleared one big hurdle for its $66 billion takeover of Monsanto, winning European Union approval for the deal after agreeing to bolster BASF SE by selling it seeds, pesticides and digital agriculture technology. 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 »