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Pork Industry Fights Back Against HSUS; BASF Interested in DuPont
Pork producers want USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to exhaust all legal options against a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States. Delegates from both the National Pork Board and the National Pork Industry Council voted to pressure Vilsack to seek all legal options against the lawsuit..…
More Women Working in Ag; Job Losses With Dow/Dupont Merger
National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson has thanked the growing number of women in agriculture – now roughly 1 million strong and responsible for a $12.9 billion dollar economic impact – for their invaluable contributions to family farming and ranching and noted that their growing…
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 …
Dow DuPont Merge; Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes a Hit
Dow Chemical and DuPont officially announced an all-stock merger on Friday valued at $130 billion combining two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers into DowDuPont. The deal could trigger more consolidation, is expected to please activist investors and generate tax savings...
Dow and Dupont Merger; Spending Bill Talks Continues
Merger talks are advancing between Dow Chemical and DuPont Company. The Wall Street Journal reports each have a market capitalization of about $60 billion and could announce a merger in the coming days. The merger would be followed by a three-way breakup of the combined company...
Monsanto Merger a No Go; Canadian Poultry Ban Lifted
Monsanto announced Wednesday that they are no longer pursuing the current proposal for Syngenta. In a news release, Monsanto announced Syngenta said Monsanto’s enhanced proposal did not meet financial expectations. Monsanto will continue its focus on opportunities within its existing core business a…

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