Bayer

Bayer Committment and Vilsack Confirmed
German agrochemical giant Bayer has committed to creating at least 3,000 new U.S. jobs and spending $8 billion on research and development if allowed to take over Monsanto.
The announcement follows a meeting in New York last week between Trump and Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant, Bayer CEO Werner Baumann and…
Farmers Lose Fighting Pipeline
Unlike The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against the Dakota Access pipeline that resulted in a halt, agri-pulse reports that about a dozen farmers in Iowa , challenged the construction of the 1,200-mile pipeline through portions of their fields and lost their bid for an injunction that would h…
U.S. Avoids $1 Billion Tariffs; Bayer Looks Toward Expansion
Following its passage, Canadian officials praised the U.S. spending bill that included a repeal of mandatory meat country-of-origin labeling. The repeal averted a potential trade war as the bill avoids $1 billion worth of retaliatory tariffs Canada and Mexico were authorized to impose on the United …