TAG: Monsanto

EPA reaffirms safety of glyphosate, environmental groups disagree, controversy continues

May 1, 2019By

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an interim decision on the herbicide glyphosate. They have received pushback from environmental groups. read more

Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition

June 26, 2018By

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto earlier this month. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sole owner of Monsanto Co. Monsanto shareholders are being paid $128 per share. J.P. Morgan assisted Bayer with processing the purchase price payment for the largest acquisition in the company’s... read more

Bayer, Monsanto reach deal worth $66B

September 14, 2016By

After a long negotiation process, German health and agricultural company Bayer reached a deal to acquire seed and pesticide firm Monsanto. The deal is valued at $66 billion, NPR reports. St. Louis-based Monsanto is an agricultural seed supplier, fertilizer producer and also makes herbicides, most notably Round Up. Bayer, well-known for its aspirin products, is responsible for herbicide products like Tribute Total Herbicide and Spectacle FLO. Bayer will... read more

RISE issues statement on IARC’s glyphosate rating

March 24, 2015By

Washington, D.C.-based Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) issued a statement about the glyphosate rating by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). RISE is the national association representing the manufacturers, formulators, distributors and others involved with pesticide and fertilizer products. Glyphosate–an active ingredient in many herbicides including Roundup from Monsanto, the original registrant–was reviewed by IARC and... read more

Matt Shipp joins CSI as VP of marketing

January 5, 2015By

Control Solutions (CSI), the parent company of Quali-Pro, hired Matt Shipp as its new vice president of marketing. In his role, Shipp, who will be based out of Pasadena, Texas, will be responsible for the marketing, product development and regulatory groups. He brings almost 20 years of industry experience to CSI. Shipp began his career as a research and development... read more

Scotts may sell genetically modified bluegrass by 2015

February 10, 2014By

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., based in Marysville, Ohio, will test a genetically modified grass seed in the family lawns of a small number of employees this growing season, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reports. The employees will test Kentucky bluegrass that has been modified to protect it from being killed by Roundup, the herbicide produced by Monsanto and sold by Scotts.... read more