Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), chairman of the science panel, is faulting EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s testimony at an oversight hearing into the agency’s controversial registration review of the world’s most commonly-used herbicide glyphosate, saying a new committee analysis suggests there are contradictions in McCarthy’s statements.
Bayer AG is set to win U.S. antitrust approval for its $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co. by next week, according to a person familiar with the matter, removing the last major regulatory hurdle to forming the world’s biggest seed and agricultural-chemicals company. Read moreRead More »
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke to corn and soybean farmers gathered at the Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California, as the ethanol debate becomes increasingly contentious around the country. Read moreRead More »