Bayer

Bayer’s Woodland Research Facility celebrates 50 years

From aggressive diseases and pest pressures to climate shifts, labor shortages and evolving consumer preferences, growers are facing more and more challenges in their work to grow nutritious and great-tasting fruits and vegetables. Innovation is... more »

14-year-old beekeeper and farm honored for work

A 14-year-old beekeeper, and a pair at a farm working... more »

Monsanto merger with Bayer approved

Monsanto announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held today, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. Under the terms of the merger agreement,... more »

Bayer advances Monsanto acquisition negotiations

Bayer confirms advanced negotiations with Monsanto concerning a proposed transaction. While key terms and conditions have not yet been agreed, Bayer would be prepared to provide a transaction consideration of $127.50 per Monsanto share in... more »

Bayer to halt future sales of Belt insecticide

The EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has upheld an earlier EPA decision to cancel registration for Bayer’s insecticide flubendiamide, marketed in the U.S. as Belt, but is allowing sales of existing stocks to growers. The EAB... more »

Bayer ‘disappointed’ by Monsanto rejection

Bayer is disappointed in Monsanto’s decision to reject its increased all-cash offer of $125 per share, the company said in a statement. The offer represents a 40 percent premium over Monsanto’s closing share price on May... more »

Monsanto rejects second Bayer proposal

Monsanto has rejected a revised $65 billion acquisition proposal from Bayer AG. Monsanto’s board of directors viewed the revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty, according to the company. The all-cash... more »

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $62 billion proposal

Monsanto's Board of Directors has unanimously viewed the Bayer proposal as incomplete and financially inadequate. The company, however, is open to continued and constructive conversations to assess whether a transaction in the best interest of Monsanto shareowners can... more »

Bayer confirms preliminary talks in acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer has confirmed company executives recently met with executives of Monsanto to privately discuss a negotiated acquisition of Monsanto. "The proposed combination would reinforce Bayer as a global innovation-driven Life Science company with leadership positions... more »

Growers can continue Belt insecticide use

Michigan State University Extension has received recent calls about using the insecticide Belt in tree fruits. This insecticide is legal to be sold and used according to the Belt label. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... more »

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Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

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Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

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