A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down wheat prices and causing some international markets to suspend certain imports.
The justices rejected a farmer’s argument that cheap soybeans he bought from a grain elevator are not covered by the Monsanto patents.
Monsanto Co. plans a $400 million expansion at its suburban St. Louis research center that could add 675 jobs over the next three years.
The rider protects genetically modified seeds from litigation lawsuits concerning health risks posed by the crops.
It’s a legal battle over seeds.
Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he used in a conference call with reporters.
Company spokesman says Idaho herder did not have permission to let animals graze on site.
Now one group is hoping the community will help shelter sick, injured and disabled cats.
Monsanto says its fiscal third-quarter net income soared 35 percent.
William S. Knowles shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
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