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Bayer signs deal to acquire Monsanto for $66 billion

German drug and farm chemical company Bayer AG says it has signed a deal to acquire seed and weed-killer company Monsanto for $66 billion in cash. Bayer says it is paying Monsanto shareholders $128 per share, which represents a 44 percent premium over Monsanto’s closing price on May 9, the day before a proposed deal was announced. The deal is ...

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Agriculture think tank

Situated not a cotton spindle’s throw from historic Highway 1 near the unincorporated community of Scott sits the “think tank” for the Mississippi Delta farmer. There aren’t any ivy walls or backpack-toting coeds on this campus but rest assured, knowledge is at the core of the Scott Learning Center, where cotton, soybeans and corn are “spoken” and the farmer stands ...

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