Tag: Monsanto

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The real scoop on Roundup

Most of you are probably familiar with Roundup, the trade name for the Monsanto herbicide glyphosate. You may use it in your fields or to control broadleaf weeds and crabgrass in your lawn, on the edges of your flowerbeds, along your sidewalks, and around tree trunks. If you’ve used it, you know it works. And [...]

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Monsanto pauses commercialization of NemaStrike technology

A letter from Monsanto to their grower customers: At Monsanto, we continuously work to bring growers like you a broad range of innovative products to help you sustainably grow your crops. When it comes to those products, you are also a key reason we make the decisions we do regarding how and when those products [...]

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Precision Planting deal between Deere and Monsanto terminated

Deere & Company announced it was informed by Monsanto Company that it has chosen to terminate a 2015 agreement for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting LLC business. “We are deeply disappointed in this outcome as we remain confident the acquisition would have benefited customers,” said John May, President, Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer. [...]

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Highlights from the Commodity Classic trade show

It would be physically impossible to catch up with every interesting exhibitor at the massive Commodity Classic trade show, but Dale Minyo and Matt Reese tried. Here are a few highlights from the trade show. Brett Ochs Climate Field View Bruce Vester Advanced Biological Marketing Dale Jefferson CropZilla Dekalb Jessica Simmons Dr Ken Smith FMCcrop.com [...]

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Many proven benefits have cover crops gaining interest

For thousands of years, farmers have used cover crops to help manage pests, reduce weeds, improve rainfall capture and enrich soil health. In addition to all of those benefits, today, there is renewed interest in using cover crops as a modern farming practice to help reduce carbon emissions. “Cover crops have been somewhat limited in [...]

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Rural Ohio students awarded Grow Ag Leaders scholarships

Twenty-two Ohio students have been awarded a total of $33,000 in college scholarships from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program raises awareness of the diverse career opportunities in the agriculture industry and provides scholarships to support students’ education in ag-related fields. Farmers play a vital role by promoting the [...]

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Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans commercially approved for 2016

Monsanto Company  announced its commercial launch plans for its Roundup Ready2 Xtend™ soybeans after it received import approval in China. This technology has been highly anticipated by farmers and is now available in the United States and Canada in time for the 2016 season. “We are pleased to bring Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans to [...]

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60,000 plants per acre: The future corn crop

Recently, Monsanto unveiled a wide range of agriculture solutions being developed to assist farmers as they work to grow better harvests, protect their crops and deliver more to society. The company highlighted a series of innovations under development across its research and development portfolio, including its research platforms in plant breeding, plant biotechnology, chemistry, biologicals and [...]

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Farmers do business with a huge corporation

There is no doubt that farmers are becoming more productive and that is because they are doing big business with a big company. With this one humongous company’s help, farmers are more efficient. This company helps farmers grow a bigger crop and do it on fewer acres with fewer chemicals and limited trips over the [...]

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Monsanto Syngenta Deal 2

The farmer-level effects of a Monsanto acquisition of Syngenta

In recent weeks, Monsanto has made multiple efforts to acquire Syngenta. Thus far, attempts have been rejected by Syngenta, but Monsanto shows no signs of backing down. Although the initial offer of $45 billion was made in private, the matter became very public due, in part, to a YouTube video released by Syngenta laying out [...]

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