The parent company of Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholl’s Shoes announced on Thursday that it has named Amy Hunter as its new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21.
Bayer won U.S. approval for its planned takeover of Monsanto after agreeing to sell about $9 billion in assets, clearing a major hurdle for the $62.5 billion deal that will create by far the largest seeds maker.
Cotton planting in India, the world’s top cotton producer, could fall 12% in the 2018/19 crop year as infestation by the pink bollworm has slashed farmers’ incomes, prompting them to choose other crops, say officials.
An Indian scientist whose team has developed a genetically modified (GM) mustard variety that is inching towards a possible commercial launch said he could soon hand to a state agency a GM cotton variety that can riv...
India has temporarily withdrawn an order capping royalties on any new variety of genetically-modified cotton seeds, a government source said on Monday, bringing relief to U.S.-based Monsanto, the market's sole supplier.
U.S. seed company Monsanto is welcome to leave India if it does not want to lower prices of genetically modified cotton seeds as directed by the government, in a sign the rift between New Delhi and the firm is widening.
India cut the royalties paid by local firms for Monsanto's genetically modified cotton seeds by nearly 70 percent on Wednesday, ignoring a threat by the world's biggest seed company to leave if it did.