US seed and pesticide giant Monsanto dominates the Indian market. Farmers' families and activists there blame the company's practices for a wave of farmer suicides
German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer has posted a decent jump in full-year earnings and revenues for 2016. The Leverkusen- based company also reported good progress in its planned takeover of Monsanto.
In a near unanimous vote, shareholders at US agribusiness giant Monsanto have approved a merger with German company Bayer - a major step toward forming the world's biggest seed and pesticide producer.
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer has reported strong earnings and sales for the third quarter on higher demand for prescription drugs. The company is finalizing the biggest merger ever undertaken by a German firm.
The German company is planning to increase its offer for a takeover of Monsanto, according to a new report. A merger of the two companies would raise alarm bells for those opposed to genetically modified (GM) products.
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