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Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Bayer to invest millions in sustainable agriculture by 2024

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has announced it will invest €1.3 billion in its impact investment unit over the next three years,...

April 4, 2022

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Bayer suspends all ‘non-essential business’ in Russia and Belarus

Global life sciences company Bayer has suspended all “non-essential” business in Russia and Belarus as a result of the Russian...

March 15, 2022

Elanco closes acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

Elanco closes acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

The US-based company Elanco has announced it has closed the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The transaction, valued at $6.89...

August 4, 2020

Commission grants approval for Elanco to acquire Bayer’s animal health business

Commission grants approval for Elanco to acquire Bayer’s animal health business

The European Commission has granted approval to Elanco Animal Health’s pending acquisition of Bayer’s animal health business. Elanco, the US-based...

June 9, 2020

Bayer to sell off animal health division for $7.6 billion

Bayer to sell off animal health division for $7.6 billion

German pharmaceutical company Bayer will sell off its animal health business to a US company for $7.6 billion (£6.3 billion)....

August 21, 2019

Bayer launches new injection for coccidiosis and iron deficiency in piglets

Bayer launches new injection for coccidiosis and iron deficiency in piglets

Pharmacuetical company Bayer has just launched a new patented injection for piglets in the UK, which is designed to prevent...

July 3, 2019

18,000ha of rapeseed destroyed in France due to GMO risk

18,000ha of rapeseed destroyed in France due to GMO risk

A massive 18,000ha of rapeseed has been destroyed in France due to a risk of contamination with a GMO (genetically...

April 9, 2019

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

A second trial into Monsanto’s Roundup product in the US has found that the herbicide was the cause of a...

March 20, 2019

Farm Education Awards seek out UK’s best agricultural learning projects

Farm Education Awards seek out UK’s best agricultural learning projects

Nominations are now open for the revamped Bayer-LEAF Education Awards which seek to reward those who get young people excited...

January 22, 2019

Bayer cuts 12,000 staff as it exits animal health business

Bayer cuts 12,000 staff as it exits animal health business

A recent statement issued from Bayer has announced that the company intends to exit the animal health business in what...

November 29, 2018

Bayer appeals $289 million glyphosate verdict

Bayer appeals $289 million glyphosate verdict

Bayer – the new owner of Monsanto and the glyphosate weedkiller – asked a California judge to throw out a...

September 20, 2018

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer – the new owner of Monsanto and the glyphosate weedkiller – has come out swinging following the...

August 24, 2018

BASF completes its acquisition of Bayer’s vegetable seeds business

BASF completes its acquisition of Bayer’s vegetable seeds business

Global chemistry firm BASF has completed the acquisition of Bayer’s global vegetable seeds business following a €7.6 billion deal between the...

August 16, 2018

BASF closes €7.6 billion acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

BASF closes €7.6 billion acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

Global chemistry firm BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from rival Bayer. The transaction...

August 3, 2018

Bayer to appeal EU General Court ruling on neonicotinoids ban

Bayer to appeal EU General Court ruling on neonicotinoids ban

Global agricultural chemical and drug maker Bayer has announced its intentions to appeal the recent ruling of the General Court...

July 30, 2018

Is a sprayer that can identify weeds on the way?

Is a sprayer that can identify weeds on the way?

Can you imagine a sprayer that identifies weeds and decides on the most appropriate chemical and rate to apply? Bayer...

December 6, 2017

Bayer appoints new head of its Irish and UK crop science division

Bayer appoints new head of its Irish and UK crop science division

While breaking the 20t/ha yield barrier with wheat may not be achievable within the next five years or so, significant...

February 10, 2017

What implications will major agri-chemical mergers have on farming?

What implications will major agri-chemical mergers have on farming?

Over the past two years, four major mergers and acquisitions deals have been announced in the farm inputs sector, representing...

December 27, 2016