Tag: Jeff Dema

TWORA — Bayer Bids for Monsanto, GE Crops Deemed Safe & #Plant16 Rolls On — May 19

Bayer has sent a purchase offer over to the folks at Monsanto, former ag minister Gerry Ritz thinks the federal Liberals should get moving with ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership, even if the U.S. isn’t on board, and planting continues across the country, despite dry conditions, frost and other challenges. As we catch up on this… Read more »

Farm Equipment Enters the Online Sharing Economy

The online sharing concept that has produced Uber, Airbnb and other examples of peer-to-peer services aimed at better utilizing existing capital is developing in the U.S. farm machinery market. MachineryLink Sharing, which launched in the fourth quarter of 2015, bills itself as the industry’s first internet-based equipment sharing program. Farmers, and even some equipment dealers,… Read more »