Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Syngenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and vegetables that make up roughly a quarter of the American diet.
Bayer CropScience announced that EverGol seed treatment fungicide was registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and will be available in the U.S. market in cotton, canola and wheat for the 2013 crop season. The newest member of Bayer CropScience’s seed treatment portfolio, EverGol offers long-lasting protection against Rhizoctonia and other problematic diseases, helping to ensure better crop establishment and improved growth.