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Tag: Monsanto

Understanding the legal implications of the California jury decision on glyphosate

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 16, 2018

Glyphosate — commonly known as Roundup — suffered a blow in the court of public opinion following a California jury decision last week, but the...Read more »

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BASF to sell Clearfield canola system as a condition for acquiring LibertyLink

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 27, 2018

The ripple effect from Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto continues in the canola seed business. Canada’s Competition Bureau says it has approved...Read more »

Corteva, Monsanto reach deal to sell Xtend soybeans under new Brevant brand

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 27, 2018

Soybean seed containing Monsanto’s Roundup Ready 2 Xtend trait

Monsanto and Corteva Agriscience — the newly-named agriculture division of DowDuPont — say they have reached a licensing agreement that clears...Read more »

What we know (and don’t know) so far about the GM wheat discovery in Alberta

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 18, 2018

(File photo)

When you look at the scope of Canadian agriculture, the discovery of a handful of wheat plants containing an unapproved genetically modified trait...Read more »

Unapproved GM wheat plants discovered in Alberta

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 14, 2018

Update, June 29: The CFIA has published its incident report on the discovery of unapproved GM wheat plants in southern Alberta. The agency says it...Read more »

Bayer closes acquisition of Monsanto

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 7, 2018

It’s a done deal. Monsanto shares are no longer trading on the New York Stock Exchange, as Bayer completed its US$63 billion acquisition of...Read more »

Poll: Is it positive for the GMO debate for Bayer to retire the name Monsanto?

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 5, 2018

(Rob Kall, Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

The name Monsanto is headed for retirement. Bayer has confirmed it will no longer use the name after it closes its US$63 billion acquisition of...Read more »

Monsanto name to become part of history, with acquisition by Bayer set to close on Thursday

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 4, 2018

One of the most well-known and controversial brands in the world will soon become part of history. Bayer has confirmed it plans to complete its...Read more »

Bayer-Monsanto deal receives green light from Canada’s Competition Bureau

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 30, 2018

Canada’s competition regulator says it has reached an agreement with Bayer that lays out the conditions for its proposed acquisition of Monsanto....Read more »

Canadian Competition Bureau still reviewing Bayer-Monsanto deal

By: Kelvin Heppner

April 17, 2018

A Bayer canola seed bag

With the European Union granting its conditional approval in late March, and U.S. antitrust authorities reportedly set to give their thumbs-up...Read more »

Monsanto BioAg BioAdvantage Trial – 2017 results

By: Sponsored

April 15, 2018

The third year of Monsanto BioAg’s BioAdvantage Trials (BAT) wrapped up with a morning event that had co-operators, agronomists, and reps feeling...Read more »

Bayer planning to sell digital farming business to BASF

By: Kelvin Heppner

April 11, 2018

A map interface in Bayer Digital Farming’s Zone Spray system (source: Bayer Digital Farming)

Bayer has confirmed it will be selling its digital farming business to gain approval of its acquisition of Monsanto instead of licensing the digital...Read more »

Bayer gains EU approval to acquire Monsanto

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 21, 2018

Bayer has checked off one of the final boxes on the list of approvals needed for its acquisition of Monsanto, as the European Commission granted...Read more »

Monsanto planning to expand dicamba platform in soybeans, canola

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 5, 2018

Monsanto plans to expand its Xtend herbicide tolerance package, which combines tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate, in the coming years, adding other...Read more »

Bayer signs C$8.7 billion deal to sell LibertyLink and seed businesses to BASF

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

(Photo: Bayer AG)

Bayer has signed an agreement to divest some of its crop business to BASF for €5.9 billion (approximately C$8.7 billion) to gain regulatory...Read more »