The need for innovative solutions to address health and eliminate hunger has become even more important during the pandemic, Liam Condon, president of the Crop Science division of Bayer, during the company’s Future of Farming Dialogue virtual event earlier this week.
Farm organizations pushed back in support of glyphosate as an environmentally-friendly product, but Attorney General Xavier Becerra is challenging a recent federal court decision barring Proposition 65 cancer warnings.
Three law firms who represent thousands of plaintiffs in Roundup litigation against Bayer have told the court overseeing the settlement process that they now have agreements with the company, signaling progress is being made to resolve the litigation.
Ambassador Terry Branstad has announced he is stepping down from being the top U.S. representative in Beijing, and Bayer’s supervisory board has extended the contract of Werner Baumann to serve another three years as the company’s CEO.
Vice President Mike Pence used his acceptance speech from Fort McHenry Wednesday night to defend President Trump’s trade war with China, an issue Democrats are trying to use against the president in farm country.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied requests to rehear its decision vacating registrations for Xtendimax, FeXapan and Engenia, leaving the Supreme Court as the last stop for dicamba manufacturers seeking to overturn the ruling.