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SEED COMPANIES JUMP INTO GENE EDITING

Monsanto and DuPont are betting that gene editing technology will help farmers increase yields, and hopefully, reset a long-running debate over genetically engineered seeds. Executives say they’re working to introduce the technology to consumers in a way that doesn’t stoke the same fears as earlier biotech advances. “There’s a big piece of this that is… read more

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MERGER UPDATE

The Wall Street Journal reports that Monsanto is pitching its proposal to acquire rival Syngenta to the Swiss pesticide maker’s shareholders as Monsanto strives to get Syngenta’s board to the bargaining table.

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