posted on October 9, 2015 at 3:17 PM
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.
posted on May 23, 2014 at 10:56 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of southern Oregon's agriculture-heavy Rogue Valley have voted to ban genetically modified crops from the area, setting up the next stage of a fight that has gained widespread attention.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:30 AM
In a statement, the agency called on U.S. authorities to strengthen controls on corn exports to ensure unapproved strains are not sent to China.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:24 AM
The indictment alleges the men conspired to steal patented seed developed by DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto and ship it to China.
posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:13 PM
A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week's discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company's gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and...
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 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 October 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM
U.S. crude oil production surges despite controversy over its impact on the environment.
A group of dedicated collectors preserve America’s agricultural heritage by saving seed.
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