Appeals court rules EPA has 60 days to ban chlorpyrifos

· August 10, 2018

The EPA has 60 days to revoke all tolerances and cancel all registrations for the widely-used pesticide chlorpyrifos.  On Thursday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the EPA had no justification for its 2017 order to maintain a tolerance for the pesticide, citing research that shows its residue on food causes neurodevelopmental […]

Dow sending $1 million to help with Hurricane Harvey relief

· August 31, 2017

When we talk about the ag community sticking together in times of crisis, that goes for the big players as well as the little ones. The Dow Chemical Company and the Foundation associated with it are allocating $1 million to support immediate relief and long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. […]

U.S. DOJ gives thumbs up to DuPont, Dow merger

· June 16, 2017

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the way for the DuPont and Dow Chemical Company merger. The companies announced Thursday that the Antitrust Division of the DOJ will permit them to proceed with their proposed merger of equals. “We are very pleased that the DOJ has approved this transaction,” said Andrew Liveris, […]

Monsanto research now offers EXZACT genome-editing tech

· October 3, 2016

A non-exclusive global option and licensing agreement between Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences hopes to put the next generation of crop improvements into farmers’ hands. Dow AgroSciences’ EXZACT Precision Technology Platform for research and commercial development of new crop solutions will now be available across Monsanto Company’s research portfolio. EXZACT technology, which Dow AgroSciences has developed […]

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