|Bayer Requests Extension
German-based Bayer announced Tuesday that it has asked for an extension on its acquisition of Monsanto.
View From the Cab
Zack Rendel and his family of Miami, Oklahoma, have finished the best corn harvest their farm has ever seen, and his sorghum test plot also produced "phenomenal" yields. Meanwhile, Brent and Lisa Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, are about a week away from finding out how their corn performed this year.
Commercials are net long corn, soybeans and Chicago wheat.
States Grapple with Dicamba
The EPA, present at a meeting of state pesticide regulators, promised to issue a decision on dicamba use in time for state regulators and growers to make decisions for the 2018 growing season.
Group Wants Meeting with Perdue
The Organization for Competitive Markets has asked U.S. secretary of agriculture for meeting prior to USDA turning over administration of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, or GIPSA, to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Organic Imports Questioned
Imports of organics have soared in recent years, but there have been growing doubts over whether those products are actually organic. An audit by USDA's Office of Inspector General detailed several flaws in the National Organic Program when it comes to monitoring and verifying organic claims of imported products.
Comparing UAVs, Planes, Satellites
UAVs, airplanes and satellites give agriculture three distinct views of your fields. Which technologies are right for you?
Arkansas Sets Dicamba Limits
The Arkansas State Plant Board unanimously approved regulations that would ban dicamba applications after mid-April, essentially limiting its use as a post-emergence herbicide.
Michigan Farm Considers Options
Court documents show Zeeland, Michigan-based Boersen Farms is considering restructuring its company or filing for bankruptcy. The farm is facing lawsuits from lenders and suppliers, including CHS Capital, which claimed Boersen Farms defaulted on $145.3 million in loans.