Tag: Monsanto

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 »

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LibertyLink is up for sale — who will buy it?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 8, 2017

Bayer canola seed

In order to get the $66 billion purchase of Monsanto finalized, Bayer has agreed to sell its LibertyLink trait and herbicide portfolio, according to...Read more »

Monsanto Cancels Deal to Sell Precision Planting to Deere

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 1, 2017

(Deere & Co.)

Monsanto, the parent company of The Climate Corporation, has cancelled its deal to sell Climate’s Precision Planting equipment business to Deere...Read more »

Did You Really Just Say That? Trish Jordan Talks Consumer Connections

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 15, 2017

Bridging the gap between the farm gate and the dinner plate is a goal agriculture industry members continue to chase and attempt to close. One...Read more »

The Canola Acre Cage Match: Liberty Link vs Roundup Ready vs Clearfield

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

February 19, 2017

In Western Canada, we have few acre battles that get much attention, but one that intrigues our editorial staff every year is the battle of the...Read more »

Why is Bayer Acquiring Monsanto?

By: Shaun Haney

February 14, 2017

Shaun Haney is in Germany this week as a guest of Bayer, celebrating 20 years of the company’s Invigor brand.  During the Bayer InVigor 20th...Read more »

Monsanto Shareholders Approve Sale to Bayer

By: Kelvin Heppner

December 13, 2016

Monsanto shareholders approved the company’s sale to Bayer at a meeting in St. Louis on Tuesday. Based on preliminary counts, the company says...Read more »

What Will Be the Impact of Bayer-Monsanto in Canada? — Bayer Canada CEO Al Driver

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 15, 2016

A Bayer canola seed bag

With the domino effect of agri-business mergers, farmers are wondering what a new version of the combined companies look like. With canola being a...Read more »

Canola Seed Consolidation Small Part of Big Deal: Monsanto, Bayer Execs

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 22, 2016

Inside Monsanto’s canola breeding facility in Winnipeg.

It’s hard to believe regulators would allow one company to own 95 percent of the canola traits on the market, but executives from Bayer and...Read more »

Canola Grower Groups Voice “Serious Concern” Over Bayer, Monsanto Deal

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 19, 2016

A Bayer canola seed bag

Canola grower organizations say Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto is “a cause of serious concern to Canada’s canola farmers” due to...Read more »

Bayer, Monsanto Reach $66 Billion Deal

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 14, 2016

Werner Baumann (left), CEO of Bayer AG, and Hugh Grant, Chairman and CEO of Monsanto (supplied)

Bayer and Monsanto announced early Wednesday they have signed a deal that sees Bayer acquire Monsanto for US$66 billion, or US$128 per share....Read more »

Bayer Boosts Offer as Negotiations Advance With Monsanto

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 6, 2016

The back and forth between Bayer and Monsanto continues, as the two crop input giants negotiate a possible takeover by Bayer. The German...Read more »

Volunteer GE Wheat Plants Found in Washington

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 29, 2016

Photo by Debra Murphy.

The US Department of Agriculture confirmed another discovery of rogue genetically engineered wheat plants on Friday. A total of 22 volunteer GE...Read more »

EU Approves Imports of New Soybean Genetics

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 22, 2016

The European Union has issued its long-awaited approval for three biotech traits in soybeans. Monsanto’s Xtend and Vistive Gold traits, as well as...Read more »

Monsanto Rejects Bayer’s Revised Marriage Proposal

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 19, 2016

(Photo: Bayer AG)

Monsanto’s Board of Directors says Bayer’s latest offer to buy the company is still “financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal...Read more »

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