[Market-farming] Bayer makes takeover bid for Monsanto

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Thu May 19 08:21:02 EDT 2016

On May 19, 2016, at 6:05 AM, Mike Rock wrote:

> http://www.bbc.com/news/business-36328847
> Well, ain't that cute.  :(

Quote from that article:

> Shares in Bayer lost more than 7% in early trade on Thursday after the offer was announced. 

-- It may not go through; it's possible that the overconsolidation of the seed "industry" is beginning to sink in to regulators, though whether they'll be paying any attention to the seed size of the business as compared to the chemical production I don't know.

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

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