U.S. senators on Tuesday challenged executives from the world’s largest seed companies to justify a wave of mergers, which some lawmakers said could lead to higher prices for farmers and consumers alike.
In many ways the past few years have been very exciting for crop protection. In fact, according to data from the annual CropLife 100 survey, things have never been better for the category. For example, in 2017 this category saw its overall revenue increase 14% from 2016, coming in at $11.4 billion.[…]Read More »
In the letter, Committee members urged Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black to consider the estimated $104 billion in savings from the current farm bill, more than four times what had previously been pledged, and the fact that these savings are being achieved amidst a bleak, and worsening, economic outlook in[…]Read More »