Bayer assets lift BASF sales at Q3

BASF has posted lower earnings from 26% higher sales in the first full quarter’s trading since it acquired certain Bayer assets – sold as a regulatory condition of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto. Although the transfer was agreed some time ago, it could not...

Blackgrass research wins BASIS’ Singleton Award

Bioagronomist Jamie Stotzka, of the Plantworks consultancy, has won the annual BASIS Paul Singleton Project of the Year Award for her research into the role of microbial inoculants in blackgrass control. She received her award at last week’s Cereals 2018 event. Ms...

BASF to buy Bayer veg seeds

Multinational agrochemical manufacturer BASF could be about to make its second seeds purchase from Bayer Crop Science, as the latter divests assets to meet regulatory concerns over its long-running bid to acquire Monsanto. BASF has confirmed reports that it is in...