In one of his first major acts as president, Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a move that the agriculture industry says will cost them more than $4.4 billion in revenue each year.
Calling 2016 a “banner year” for Monsanto’s The Climate Corporation, company executives announced during a special conference call held last week that the digital ag platform had more than 100 million total farmland acres enrolled in its services.
Despite regulatory uncertainty surrounding a record merger agreement with German pharmaceuticals company Bayer AG, St. Louis-based seed firm Monsanto Co. has reported a profitable fiscal first quarter to start 2017.
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An Iowa-based research organization — heavily supported by Big Ag interests —published a new report Thursday highlighting problems related to the international approval of genetically engineered crops, or GMOs.