The time-honored tradition of crossbreeding plants to get the best traits is no longer the primary way science is done. Now, we harness the power of Big Data.
After court documents unsealed Tuesday raised questions about research methods, Monsanto says it did not ghostwrite a 2000 study on the safety of glyphosate.
Monsanto's director of millennial engagement told Indiana Farm Bureau members to rethink how they talk about the food system with young and urban residents.
California will be the first state to label the controversial chemical glyphosate, declared safe by the EPA, and "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the IARC.
This is the fourth year Monsanto has hosted fantasy farming competitions. Schools that produce the highest yield and generate the most profit win cash prizes.
The merger of the two companies is projected to close by the end of 2017 and is awaiting anti-trust approval.
President-elect Trump's agricultural advisory committee and his picks for Secretary of Agriculture provide insight into ag policies for the next four years.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
Large companies can influence Congress, and some fear that the fewer companies there are in a given sector, the more likely they are to get their way.
To understand the significance of corporate changes, you have to go back a century to look at how the industry got to where it is today.
The prospect of fewer, larger companies controlling so much of the basic food supply is giving some farmers and anti-trust advocates heartburn.
Supporters and opponents of several proposed mergers among agricultural seed and chemical companies are making their case to lawmakers in Washington.
Together, Bayer and Monsanto will create the largest crop supply company in the world.
The German pharmaceutical and crop chemical company’s most recent offer to acquire Monsanto was $65 million, a 2 percent increase on its previous offer.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee plans to examine proposed mergers among agricultural chemical and seed companies in a September hearing.
A new type of genetically engineered crop is tempting farmers to use a weedkiller illegally. The illicit chemical use has damaged nearby crops.
Despite a "sweetened" deal totaling $64 billion, the agrochemical giant rejected the new "incomplete and financially inadequate" Bayer offer.
The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.
An EU proposal to extend the sale of the chemical in Monsanto's Roundup has failed to garner enough support in the EU.
The agrochemical giant rejected Bayer's offer, but says it's open to further negotiations with the German pharmaceutical company.