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Bayer/Monsanto Merger Clears All Hurdles

Dan Industry News Release, Seeds

It has taken months of divesting, negotiating and waiting, but Bayer and Monsanto will complete their merger. An agweb.com article notes German-based Bayer can now officially begin integrating Monsanto after Bayer divested itself of certain Crop Science businesses in a sale to BASF. The name Monsanto is expected to officially disappear in the future. However, familiar brand names like Dekalb, …

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Nutrien to Acquire Agrible

Dan Industry News Release

Nutrien announced recently that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Agrible for $63-million. Agrible is a digital agriculture company that offers a broad set of agronomic and on-farm advisory tools, data science capabilities and predictive analytics that connects growers with agricultural, food and consumer products companies to “measure, benchmark and empower sustainable crop production.” Agrible’s platform is currently …

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DuPont to Purchase Granular Inc.

Dan Industry News Release

DuPont last week announced that it would buy Granular Inc. for $300 million. The software company provides software management that helps the business side of farm operations, and both parties expect to close the acquisition at the end of the third quarter of this year. The acquisition gives DuPont ownership of Granular’s Farm Management Software and AcreValue website that together …