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The only problem is that we can't plant Merit sweet corn anymore. In the '90s Monsanto acquired Asgrow, and they have since discontinued the sale of Merit seed. Merit is a non-GMO hybrid. There are other non-GMO hybrids available, but they don't perform as well in north Mississippi. My family now has to ...
Schmeiser's battle with Monsanto became known worldwide and he garnered a lot of support from critics of GMO technology. It was also ... Monsanto later decided not to proceed with commercialization, partly due to the customer concerns but also because of farmers' concerns about controlling volunteers.

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups. ... to acquire non-genetically modified seeds,” which will stall U.S. agriculture from eliminating GMO-chemicals from its food system, EcoWatch reported.
Because it will make it harder for farmers to acquire non-genetically modified seeds to plant, it "makes it harder for agriculture to get off the GMO-chemical ... A recent poll found that nearly 94 percent of farmers expressed concern that a Bayer-Monsanto merger would have a negative impact on independent farmers and their ...
In a move aimed at securing its future, Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise. The alliance could tee up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings with farmers and its role in popularizing genetically modified organisms, to introduce some of the first produce ...
You see, for the last four years I've been embedded in a Swiss research group that specializes in creating genetically modified organisms, or GMOs (scientists prefer to use the terms genetic engineered organisms or transgenics rather than GMO). And no, we are not funded by Monsanto, and our GMOs are ...

The Bayer-Monsanto deal has been strongly criticized by environmentalists and farming groups. “This is a marriage made in hell. The Commission ignored a million people who called on them to block this deal, and caved in to lobbying to create a mega-corporation which will dominate our food supply,” ...
(CN) – Reviving a challenge to Monsanto's marketing of food that contains genetically modified organisms, Europe's highest court ruled Wednesday that an environmental review is a suitable way to address health concerns. The German nongovernmental organization TestBioTech brought the review ...
In an attempt to offer some respite to cotton farmers battered by repeated pest attacks and crop losses, the centre is likely to slash the price of genetically modified Bt cotton seeds as well as trait fees payable by domestic seed companies to technology developers. The maximum sale price of a Bt cotton ...
[W]hile the government wanted to keep prices low for Indian farmers, as [the South Asia Biotechnology Centre] points out, the illegal HT [(herbicide-tolerant) cotton] seeds are selling at between Rs 1,200 and Rs 1,500 per pack—if you take the mid-point of this, the seeds are selling at 1.7 times Monsanto's ...
Burkina Faso - Africa's leading cotton grower in recent years - became a showcase for GM cotton technology on the continent when it introduced varieties containing Monsanto's Bollgard II trait in 2008. However, in 2016 it abandoned the Monsanto varieties, complaining they led to a drop in cotton fiber ...
Agric firm Monsanto is assuring problems that have emerged with Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) cotton seeds in Burkina Faso leading to its withdrawal will not be repeated in other parts of Africa. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 2016 suspended field trials of GMO cotton ...
American agricultural firm Monsanto says it is still open to the possibility of resuming work on GMO crops in Ghana after withdrawing from the country two years ago. But the company says it will only do that when it is sure the right business environment has been created to allow it operate successfully in the ...
“It is unfortunate that today's order further erodes trait fees (royalties), which are now less than 0.5 percent of the cost of cultivation, while the technology continues to provide value to farmers across India,” a spokesman for Monsanto's Indian joint venture, Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (MMB), was quoted as ...
The Bt cotton cultivar — introduced by agricultural firm Monsanto — succeeded in controlling pests on Burkina Faso cotton farms, reducing the use of pesticides by up to 70 percent. But challenges associated with the marketability of the shorter fiber length of the cultivar caused authorities in that country to ...
The world's largest seed and ag chemical company said it expects U.S. farmers will plant 40 million acres of its dicamba-tolerant GMO soybeans this year, double the 2017 total and equal to four of every 10 acres of projected soybean sowings. Monsanto prominently included the continued adoption of its ...
The topic makes sense, given the agrichemical company's stake in agricultural genetic engineering and the fearmongering and errors driving the non-GMO movement. Monsanto and American farmers should explore why people embrace false narratives about food. It's the guest choice that raises ...

Monsanto Co. was filed in 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, before the new formulations came on the market. At that time, Monsanto's genetically engineered seeds were available, but the new low-volatility versions had yet to hit store shelves. Farmers were using old ...
Monsanto is the world's biggest supplier of genetically modified seeds, while Bayer is the leading producer of pesticides. Opponents of the deal have argued that combining the companies will drive up prices for farmers and increase the usage of genetically modified organisms. Bayer and Monsanto counter ...
In the early 2000s, the US agricultural firm Monsanto began tests to introduce genetically engineered cotton seeds with the potential to combat the .... as being a "shame this wasn't done right" has little merit unless you can break the U.S. EPA logjam, which is predisposed against GE trait proliferation.
NEW YORK - The rapid growth of Monsanto's new GMO seeds resistant to the controversial herbicide dicamba has revived worries about the company's stranglehold over farming during a period of industry consolidation. Long a producer of dicamba, Monsanto last year introduced genetically-modified ...
Visit the March Against Monsanto website and you'll see a strange ad peppering the pages, among the usual dubious stories about the evils of Monsanto, GMOs, pesticides and so on. It's an advert for a "docu-series" called Vaccines Revealed, claiming that it is "Exposing the biggest public health ...
[Editor's note: Alison Bernstein, Anastasia Bodnar, Jenny Splitter, Kavin Senapathy, Layla Katiraee, and Natalie Newell are part of a group called Science Moms that recently released a film highlighting the scientific consensus on GMOs.] We were recently taken aback to discover that former Reuter's ...
Mexico's agriculture sanitation authority has revoked Monsanto's permit to commercialize genetically modified soybeans in seven states, a move Monsanto calls unjustified. Monsanto says in a statement that the permit had been withdrawn on unwarranted legal and technical grounds, according to Reuters.
Multinational agricultural firms Bayer and Monsanto say their planned merger will boost innovation by consolidating resources. ... other, with Bayer's genetically engineered seeds needing Monsanto's patented chemicals to thrive, effectively forcing farmers to rely on the firms for every step of production.
Agriculture sanitation authority Senasica has revoked a permit held by Monsanto to commercialize genetically modified soy in seven Mexican states. The agency said the company had not complied with biosecurity controls and failed to prevent risks that the genetically modified organisms (GMO) pose to ...
A lengthy report was published in the independent online weekly magazine EVN Report in response to recent criticism of an event hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, which featured representatives from American agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto. The goal of the Nov. 1 business forum was ...
Soybean growers in Mato Grosso, Brazil's largest producing state, have asked a court to cancel Monsanto's Intacta RR2 PRO patent claiming irregularities, including the company's alleged failure to prove it brings de facto technological innovation. The Mato Grosso branch of Aprosoja, the association ...
The USDA has admitted that Monsanto's GMO experiments from 1998 ... to be positive for the Roundup (glyphosate-the herbicide) of Monsanto.
I will use the word pesticide generically (since Monsanto is using it that ... modified (please see “What Is a GMO” below), to have certain traits, ...
The farm-country showdown over an herbicide called dicamba, use on a genetically engineered seeds product marketed by Monsanto, just ...
They have asked a court to cancel Monsanto's Intacta GMO seed patent, claiming irregularities, including the company's alleged failure to prove ...
The chemical is the main ingredient in Roundup, one of Monsanto's ... after Monsanto introduced crops that were genetically engineered to be ...
Growers in Brazil's largest soybean producing state Mato Grosso have asked a court to cancel Monsanto's Intacta GMO seed patent. They claim ...
Armenia Tree Project Issues Statement on Monsanto: Keep Armenia Free ... 7 against the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Armenia. ... in agricultural changes, its GMO and chemical products, and its history of ...
In a normal year, Kevin Bradley, a professor of weed science at the University of Missouri, would have spent his summer testing new ways to ...
... difficult to get genetically engineered food to grocery store shelves, are ... members like the U.S. Pork Board, Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer.
One of India's biggest cotton-growing states has formed a panel to investigate how 15% of the state's cotton acreage has been planted with a ...
Seed developers including Monsanto Co. and DowDuPont Inc. have invested in gene-editing technology, which enables scientists to make ...
UF professor sues NY Times over GMO article .... exchange for his public support for GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, as one ... he shared another article regarding Folta's involvement with Monsanto when Folta won ...
"Lipton starts with Monsanto, introducing the villain in his story and setting it ... to bolster their arguments in the battle over GMO food labeling.
Getting new genetically engineered seeds to market quickly is ... Monsanto expects its Xtend soybeans to be grown on about 40 million acres, ...
Three Indian cotton seed makers have settled an intellectual property dispute with Monsanto (NYSE:MON) over its genetically modified seed ...
[Editor's note: David Zaruk is the Risk-Monger. He has been an EU risk and science communications specialist since 2000, active in EU policy ...
Monsanto's genetically engineered crops are all built to encourage glyphosate use. The key genetic trait Monsanto has inserted into its GMO ...
According to biotech lore, the Bt pesticides introduced into many GMO food crops are natural proteins whose toxic activity extends only to ...
... farmers growing unapproved improved Monsanto GMO variety ... variety of genetically modified seeds developed by Monsanto, which is ...
Monsanto (MON +0.1%) says it still expects strong sales of a controversial line of genetically modified soybeans, despite complaints that the ...
And this this case, that's what happened: Monsanto submitted its application for MON87411 (the regulatory name for SmartStax Pro) in 2013 to ...
Developed by Monsanto, the seeds, genetically modified to be resistant to .... “The people who are growing non-G.M.O., which I did for a while, ...


 

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