The Department of Justice announced that a Chinese national and former employee of Monsanto has pleaded guilty to attempting to steal trade secrets.
On Wednesday, Bayer struck a $2 billion deal with opposing counsel to resolve any future legal claims that Roundup causes cancer.
On Tuesday, farmers heard the good news that they can continue using dicamba products in their weed management program for the next five years.
Timothy Litzenburg, who was part of the trial team that won a landmark verdict against Monsanto, was sentenced to two years for attempted extortion.
In my opinion, judges and juries are the problem when it comes to science, as they are generally not schooled in science and make decisions using emotion.
Major agribusiness Bayer, which acquired Monsanto, is settling the majority of pending and future claims against it related to glyphosate.
Relating to people on a personal level through admitting internal conflict can turn an enemy into an adversary, says ag communicator Vance Crowe.
Without the ability to protect crops, up to 80 percent of the world’s food production could be lost. But glyphosate is still targeted with public hatred.
Bayer has been ordered by a jury to pay $2 billion to a couple who blamed their cancer on the glyphosate-based Roundup weedkiller.