Bayer: Monsanto integration begins; Joins glyphosate defense

· August 16, 2018

Now that the divestment of crop business to BASF is complete, the integration of Monsanto into the Bayer Group can begin and Bayer can join the defense efforts in Monsanto’s recent glyphosate trials and disputes. One of the requirements of the U.S. Department of Justice was that Bayer and Monsanto remain separate companies and continue […]

Monsanto: Dicamba not always cause of symptomology

· July 18, 2018

Monsanto is continuing to take inquiries into their dicamba herbicide XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology. As of July 12, the company has received 381 inquiries from 240 unique farmer and applicator calls about potential off-target movement. “As we’ve walked fields with growers and applicators, we’ve continued to remind them that regardless of the herbicide you’re spraying, it’s […]

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North Dakota seeks input on extent of dicamba damage

· July 17, 2018

The state of North Dakota is trying to get a handle on dicamba drift. The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is gathering information on plant damage that may have been caused by the in-crop use of the herbicide on soybeans. “Although we’ve had fewer complaints than last year, there have been reports of potential off-target […]

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Judge rules six Arkansas farmers can spray dicamba

· April 3, 2018

Six Arkansas farmers will be allowed to spray dicamba this growing season while the rest of the state will remain under a statewide ban on the herbicide. On Friday Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox ruled the farmers can spray past the April 15th cutoff date. In November the six growers had sued the Arkansas […]

New Monsanto app to help with applying XtendiMax Herbicide

· February 28, 2018

Monsanto has launched a free mobile app aimed at helping growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology. The RRXtend Spray App provides location-specific weather forecasts, digital record keeping capabilities, and educational resources related to the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System. The app is available on the Apple App Store and on Google Play. […]

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Arkansas judge throws out Monsanto dicamba lawsuit

· February 20, 2018

The Arkansas ban on dicamba continues after a judge threw out Monsanto’s lawsuit to stop the state from blocking sale of the product. On Friday the Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza cited a recent Arkansas Supreme Court decision that the state cannot be made a defendant in court. In June, the Arkansas State […]

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