posted on May 16, 2013 at 11:12 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld lower court rulings this week which favored Monsanto and protection of its patented Roundup Ready seeds. For several years the agri-business giant has disputed the actions of an Indiana soybean farmer
posted on April 12, 2013 at 10:32 AM
(AP) Monsanto Co. and Dow Chemical Co. agreed to cross-license seed technologies to produce new versions of genetically modified corn as crop-killing weeds and bugs show increasing resistance to older technologies.
Monsanto, the world’s...
posted on April 5, 2013 at 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Monsanto reported Wednesday that its income increased 22 percent in the agriculture products company's second quarter on strong sales of biotech seeds, particularly in Brazil and other emerging markets.
The company boosted its...
posted on March 29, 2013 at 11:23 AM
The world’s largest seed companies, DuPont and Monsanto, announced technology licensing agreements Tuesday which will expand the sphere of products available to farmers.
posted on February 22, 2013 at 6:40 PM
The Supreme Court hears arguments in a patent infringement case involving Monsanto. Officials gaze into the crystal ball at the Agriculture Department’s annual Outlook Forum. And undaunted by weakness in the broader economy, rural land values...
posted on February 22, 2013 at 12:21 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for the Monsanto v Vernon Hugh Bowman's seed saving case this week.
posted on August 17, 2012 at 5:01 PM
The nation's largest agribusinesses and biotech companies are pouring big money into the fight against the country's first-ever initiative that would require special labels on foods made with genetically modified ingredients.
posted on May 4, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Philanthropist Bill Gates is a proponent of high-tech solutions for boosting agricultural productivity, including genetic modification in plant breeding as a way to fight starvation and malnutrition. Some point to glyphosate-resistant weeds as...
posted on April 6, 2012 at 11:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Monsanto Co. said Wednesday that a strong and early U.S. seed selling season drove its fiscal second quarter net income up 19 percent. The U.S. agricultural giant raised its earnings outlook for the full year.
posted on March 16, 2012 at 6:32 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Seed giant Monsanto Co. plans large-scale tests this year of the first government-approved biotech crop developed to deal with drought.
The new corn is being introduced as much of the U.S. remains abnormally dry and...
posted on September 2, 2011 at 3:29 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The soybean industry is seeking government approval of a genetically modified soybean it says will produce oil lower in saturated fat, offer consumers a healthier alternative to foods containing trans fats and increase...