Senator Chuck Grassley says consolidations of seed and chemical suppliers can be problematic at any point but the timing of the proposed acquisition of Monsanto Co. by Bayer AG is particularly bad for U.S. farmers.
Antitrust experts differ on what to expect when a DuPont executive along with other agriculture leaders testify Tuesday morning before the U.S. Senate. On the other hand, the Senate has no authority to block the proposed $130 billion merger between DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co., creating the United States’ largest agriculture market player. “This[…]Read More »
Here’s what he’s got to say… “President Donald Trump’s No. 1 priority for agriculture is international trade, followed by a reliable, affordable workforce,” says Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture. Read moreRead More »