Monsanto v. Arkansas: Dispute over dicamba herbicide drift damage moves to the courtroom

Monsanto v. Arkansas: Dispute over dicamba herbicide drift damage moves to the courtroom

A fight over one of the most powerful new weapons against hard-to-kill weeds, developed by agricultural giant Monsanto Co., is spilling into the ...
Monsanto, other seed developers invest in gene editing in hopes of sidestepping GMO fears

Monsanto, other seed developers invest in gene editing in hopes of sidestepping GMO fears

Seed developers including Monsanto Co. and DowDuPont Inc. have invested in gene-editing technology, which enables scientists to make precise changes ...
Bayer-Monsanto merger faces delay as European regulators hone in on antitrust concerns, impact on farmers

Bayer-Monsanto merger faces delay as European regulators hone in on antitrust concerns, impact on farmers

Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto Co. faces deeper scrutiny from European antitrust regulators who say they have “serious doubts” about ...
CRISPR race: Gene editing's lower costs, regulations open door to more competition, improved crops

CRISPR race: Gene editing’s lower costs, regulations open door to more competition, improved crops

Monsanto ... is investing in gene editing in an effort to keep an edge over rival suppliers of high-tech crop seeds ...
Flood of organic imports has US farmers concerned, asking for more scrutiny of overseas growers

Flood of organic imports has US farmers concerned, asking for more scrutiny of overseas growers

Organic grain is flooding into the U.S., depressing prices and drawing complaints from domestic organic farmers who fear their harvests ...
Big Ag megamerger? Trump meets with Bayer, Monsanto CEOs

Big Ag megamerger? Trump meets with Bayer, Monsanto CEOs

Top executives of Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. met with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday in New York to pitch the ...
EPA approves Monsanto's new dicamba formulation for use with herbicide-tolerant cotton, soy plants

EPA approves Monsanto’s new dicamba formulation for use with herbicide-tolerant cotton, soy plants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on [Nov. 9] approved Monsanto Co.'s XtendiMax, a powerful new formulation of the powerful weed killer ...
Food company executives know GMOs safe, but cater to consumers' desire for labeling

Food company executives know GMOs safe, but cater to consumers’ desire for labeling

Consumers’ desire for deeper transparency into how food is made will continue pushing food companies to label ingredients made from ...
Is the GMO crop boom over?

Is the GMO crop boom over?

Behind a wave of multibillion-dollar mergers in the agriculture business is a moment of change in American farming. The dominance ...

Monsanto-Bayer deal reduces players in consolidating seed, pesticide industries

Monsanto Co.’s agreement to a takeover by Bayer AG... caps a whirlwind year and a half of deal making that has reshaped... seed and pesticide sector ...

Mergers between major seed, pesticide companies prompt scrutiny by US lawmakers

U.S. lawmakers say they plan to hold a hearing to examine a wave of mergers that could reshape the $100 ...

How will potential takeover of Syngenta by ChemChina affect US farmers?

Long a major customer of U.S. farmers, China on [Aug. 22] took another step toward being a major supplier, as a key U.S ...
Florida Keys residents divided over use of biotech mosquitoes in fight against Zika

Florida Keys residents divided over use of biotech mosquitoes in fight against Zika

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A biotech mosquito is ...

Despite dozens of trials, India’s biotech crops remain ‘stymied politically’

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . .[A]fter a ...
Activists sue FDA, claim agency has no authority to approve genetically modified animals

Activists sue FDA, claim agency has no authority to approve genetically modified animals

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Environmental groups filed a ...
Iowa's Sen. Grassley: Syngenta's takeover by ChemChina could threaten U.S. food security

Iowa’s Sen. Grassley: Syngenta’s takeover by ChemChina could threaten U.S. food security

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. U.S. opposition to the ...
Vermont's GMO labeling law causing increased costs, confusion for food makers

Vermont’s GMO labeling law causing increased costs, confusion for food makers

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The country’s first law ...

Why have GMO foods failed to gain approval in India?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a research laboratory ...
EPA will require seed companies to investigate, respond to Bt corn resistant rootworms

EPA will require seed companies to investigate, respond to Bt corn resistant rootworms

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The U.S. Environmental Protection ...
Surging Non-GMO sales have organic industry in a panic

Surging Non-GMO sales have organic industry in a panic

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Natural-foods makers have spent ...

Organic and biotech leaders clash at summit meant to promote cooperation

Can genetically modified crops grow in harmony with their non-GMO counterparts? The debate between the pro-biotech and non-GMO camps increasingly ...

EPA limits planting of GM corn to curb pest resistance

U.S. regulators for the first time are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a ...
Money talks: Some farmers go non-GMO because of price premiums, not rejection of biotech

Money talks: Some farmers go non-GMO because of price premiums, not rejection of biotech

A small but growing number of Midwestern farmers in the United States are moving away from biotech seeds, drawn by the premium price non-GMO crops ...
Anti-conventional ag movement spurs Big Ag to look to organic pesticides

Anti-conventional ag movement spurs Big Ag to look to organic pesticides

Seed and pesticide makers like BASF SE , DuPont Co. , Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. are investing heavily to ...

Climate Corp co-founder is Monsanto’s new unlikely champion

When Monsanto Co. purchased Climate Corp. for $930 million last year, it got a San Francisco-based startup that crunches weather data to improve ...

Second Chinese citizen connected to alleged 5-year GM seed theft scheme arrested

U.S. authorities arrested a second Chinese citizen in connection with an alleged conspiracy to steal high-tech corn seed developed by ...

Court challenge looms as Vermont legislature passes law requiring GMO labeling by 2016

The movement against genetically modified crops scored a signal victory Wednesday, as the Vermont legislature passed a bill that would ...

U.S. corn exports to China dwindle because of GMOs

China’s tougher stance on imports of genetically modified corn is roiling U.S. agribusiness, largely halting trade in the biggest U.S ...