US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)

US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)

US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON) $MON, $BAYRY German drugs and pesticides group Bayer AG (OTCMKT:BAYRY)  has reached a deal with the U.S. Justice Department for antitrust approval for its $62.5-B bid to acquire Monsanto Co. by agreeing to sell additional assets. The Justice Department reached an agreement in principle with the two companies […]

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline $MON, $BAYRY, $SYT Last week, Friends of the Earth (FoE) released a report, titled “Buzz Kill: How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US.” The report, by Christopher Cook and Tiffany Finck-Haynes, details the pesticide industry’s outsized role in weakening and […]

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains $AGM, $BAYRY, $DOW, $MON, $BG, $SYT Across the US grain belt, top agricultural commodities handlers have banned GMO (genetically modified) crops that are not approved in all major overseas markets, shaking up a decades-old system that used the world’s biggest exporting country as a launchpad for new seeds […]