Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, turned down Bayer AG's $62 billion acquisition bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate" on Tuesday, but said it was open to engage further in negotiations.
Monsanto Company is in talks with Bayer AG and other companies regarding "alternative strategic options," a month after it rejected the German company's $62-billion takeover offer, the U.S. seed producer said on Wednesd
The latest news that Bayer AG wants to buy Monsanto has the agriculture industry wondering yet again how the growing consolidation in the seed and crop chemical industry could affect farmers large and small.
Small ag startups just got the chance to make it big. According to The New York Times, major seed companies such as Bayer and Syngenta are backing a new effort dedicated to speeding the development of crop technology.
The National Corn Growers Association urges all ag professionals to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling. An important vote on this legislation is scheduled
Farmers are nervous as to what the next USDA Crop Production report will show. The hashtag #NoYieldTweets has caught fire in on ag Twitter‚Äîfarmers aren't sharing yield numbers so prices don't drop lowe
Alltech has acquired 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Masterfeeds, Inc., in a share purchase agreement with Ag Processing Inc (AGP). Masterfeeds, a commercial animal nutrition company in Canada, is now part of t
German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG, which has made a $62 billion bid for U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co., has secured a 60 billion euros ($67 billion) loan facility that can be expanded up to 75 billion euro
German drugs and crop chemicals group Bayer AG, which has made a $62 billion bid for U.S. seeds company Monsanto Company, has added more banks to its acquisition financing package, according to a person familiar with th
Tornadoes hit central Indiana Wednesday afternoon, flattening fields and damaging buildings. As of 5:50 pm EST, the Indianapolis office of the National Weather Service had issued four tornado warnings, and had declared
"There is nothing there." Monsanto Company President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a Reuters reporter when asked how the world's largest seed company he helps lead might
"An Interdisciplinary Approach to Abiotic Stress" is the theme of a symposium being organized by a team of graduate students from Purdue University's agronomy and botany departments partnering with DuPont Pioneer. This
As anyone who has been watching the weather and the markets has seen, the shifting forecast has caused a change in direction.
"The longest bull run in soybeans in 43 years‚Äîbut this week wasn't too pret
Two tropical cyclones hit civil war-torn Yemen in a span of 10 days in 2015 and brought a large amount of rain to the arid country. Wet conditions favored breeding locusts, which were a threat to crops. The conundrum wa
When it comes to crop disease possibilities, predicting a field's fortune is not all luck. By making observations and following a few steps, crop consultants and retail sales agronomists can help growers to foreca
As the U.S. farming sector enters the third year of a downturn caused by a global glut of grains and slumping commodity prices, bankers across the Midwest are starting to tighten lending conditions and even cutting some