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If Bayer settles glyphosate-cancer lawsuits, final costs could range from $2.5-$20 billion

There’s a $2.5 billion question hanging over Bayer AG. Or perhaps a $20 billion question, depending on who you ask ...
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Brazilian farmers sue Bayer to reclaim $151 million in royalties on GMO cotton

Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on [July 11] sued Bayer AG, seeking to cancel the chemical ...
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Everything you should know about India’s pro-GMO farmers defying ban on biotech crops

With a few Haryana farmers symbolically defying a government restriction against sowing banned [GMO] Cotton in Hisar, and the government ...
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Glyphosate manufacturers reject alleged weed killer-cancer link in response to federal Roundup report

Glyphosate registrants defended their products as safe to use in comments submitted .... to the Department of Health and Human ...
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Sydney, Australia may end glyphosate use as public opposition to Bayer’s weed killer grows

Sydney’s city council said on [July 5] it was reviewing .... the use of Bayer AG’s Roundup, after other councils ...
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India’s crackdown on GMO cotton in Maharashtra state boosts illegal planting nearly 25%

Nearly 25 per cent of the cotton crop being sown by farmers in Maharashtra this season is from the banned ...
Monsanto in Another Huge Lawsuit for Lying About Roundup Cancer Link

Juror in glyphosate-cancer trial urges judge to uphold $80 million verdict appealed by Bayer

A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that ...
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‘Smart’ fertilizers help feed booming global population while cutting pollution, slowing climate change

To feed the world’s growing population, farmers need to increase crop yields. Applying more fertilizer could help. But standard versions ...
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India says it will take “appropriate action” to stop farmers from planting unapproved GMO insect resistant and herbicide tolerant crops

[India's] agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar reiterated that all genetically modified (GM) crops other than Bt. cotton [have] been banned ...
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Austria could be first EU state to prohibit glyphosate use as weed killer ban advances through parliament

Austria’s lower house of parliament passed a bill on [July 2] banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first ...
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Viewpoint: Don’t ignore organic industry’s conflict of interest in stoking fears about glyphosate dangers

A California jury recently awarded a $289 million judgment against Bayer, the maker of the herbicide. Lawyers somehow convinced the ...
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Pesticide exposure boosts cancer risk in farmers? Busting one of social media’s favorite agriculture myths

Did you hear? Farmers have less cancer overall than the general population .... Nearly 10 years ago .... U.S. Agricultural ...
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Price floor for Bayer shares may not exist as Monsanto glyphosate-cancer litigation costs mount

On June 7th, 2018, Bayer .... consummated its $63 billion acquisition of Monsanto, the largest GMO and agricultural chemical distributor ...
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Maharashtra state in India contemplates lifting GMO herbicide-tolerant cotton ban amid farmer protests

Demands to lift [the] ban on the use of herbicide-tolerant Bt (HTBT) cotton in the state are growing stronger. Several ...
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If US banned neonicotinoid insecticides, pesticide use could increase, posing threat to humans and pollinators, study suggests

New research from Gian Carlo Moschini at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Ed ...
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Under shareholder pressure, Bayer hires law firm to initiate ‘radical overhaul’ of glyphosate litigation strategy

Chemicals giant Bayer, under pressure from activist shareholders, said on [June 26] it has hired an external lawyer to advise ...
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French rapeseed yields hit 14-year low following drought, neonicotinoid insecticide ban

French farmers are getting so tired of beetles chomping on their rapeseed that some of them may decide to further ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers use glyphosate to grow healthy crops, not because ‘Big Ag’ makes them

Until the public sees agriculture and the agricultural landscape for what it is and quits calling a circle a square, ...
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Despite threat of arrest, pro-GMO protests in India spread across 11 districts in state of Maharashtra

A ‘pro-GM seed’ movement, which had begun in one district of Maharashtra with farmers defying [a] ban on planting unapproved ...
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Viewpoint: Mining phosphate to produce Bayer’s Roundup weed killer could contaminate environment ‘for years to come’

Roundup, the world’s top herbicide, has been mired in controversy in recent months as the jurors in three court cases ...
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Podcast: Meet Mary Mangan—the biologist who crashes anti-GMO events and debunks junk science on Twitter

Mangan discusses her unique approach to spreading science literacy ...
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Naturally occurring phosphorous in soil could cut synthetic fertilizer pollution, major threat to sustainable farming

Cornell University engineers have taken a step in understanding how iron in the soil may unlock naturally occurring phosphorus bound ...
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Female farmers join protests in India demanding access to GMO herbicide-tolerant cotton

After several instances of farmers in Maharashtra sowing unauthorized varieties of genetically modified (GM) cotton to openly defy the moratorium ...
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Podcast: More fearful of crop losses than jail, Indian farmers grow illegal GMO Bt eggplant

While Indian farmers have benefited tremendously from growing insect-resistant GMO cotton, the government has outlawed the cultivation of genetically engineered ...
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Bt eggplant, Bangladesh’s first GMO crop, controls ‘vicious’ fruit and shoot borer pest, boosts farmer profit sixfold

Eggplant, or brinjal (Solanum melongena), is a popularly consumed vegetable grown throughout Asia that is prone to vicious and sustained ...
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Food and farm groups combat activist effort to ban glyphosate from oat production

An effort by the Environmental Working Group seeks to eliminate the use of glyphosate in oat production, but farm and ...