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Monsanto Shareowners Approve Merger with Bayer
December 14, 2016Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held on December 13, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft.
Fire damages Backer's Potato Chips plant
February 06, 2014A fire at Backer's Potato Chips plant in Missouri on Tuesday will keep the facility closed for the rest of the week after a brief fire caused some damage but no injuries
Ralcorp rejects third ConAgra proposal
August 15, 2011ConAgra has hinted it could step up its pursuit of Ralcorp after the US food group suffered a third rejection by its quarry of its proposal – improved to $5.2bn – to buy the company. Ralcorp said on Friday it had a rejected the latest $94 a share cash...
ARS is breeding more heart healthy (high oleic) soybean lines
September 16, 2010Products made from soy oil stand to benefit from two new germplasm lines that produce high levels of oleic acid, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and university scientists.