The list of big agribusinesses pursuing mergers is growing. Fertilizer-makers Potash and Agrium will join forces, and Germany's Bayer is buying Monsanto.
Part two in a three-part series on pesticide drift examines why produce growers worry the approval of new herbicide-tolerant crops could damage their own crops.
Monsanto sued Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman for patent infringement in 2007. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Bowman infringed on Monsanto's rights.
Vernon Bowman used seeds from crops he grew at his Southwest Indiana farm, but those seeds were patented by Monsanto, a company that quickly sued Bowman.
Lawyers representing an Indiana farmer will soon face those hired by agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto in a U.S Supreme Court patent infringement trial.