Roundup

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Implementing the cultural control of blackgrass

Tillage farmers in the UK have been left with cultural control as being the primary means of tackling blackgrass infestations...

March 23, 2022

Bayer to agree settlement in Roundup case – reports

Bayer to agree settlement in Roundup case – reports

Bayer is set to agree to a settlement in the long-running legal battle concerning its glyphosate-based weed killer brand Roundup. A...

June 24, 2020

US judge cuts damages on Monsanto in Roundup cancer case

US judge cuts damages on Monsanto in Roundup cancer case

A judge in the US state of California has decided to reduce by over a third the punitive damages levied...

July 16, 2019

Couple awarded $2 billion following Roundup cancer claim

Couple awarded $2 billion following Roundup cancer claim

A California jury has awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer...

May 14, 2019

‘There’s responsible and irresponsible glyphosate use’ – Doyle

‘There’s responsible and irresponsible glyphosate use’ – Doyle

There is a need to differentiate between “responsible and irresponsible” use of the herbicide glyphosate, according to Minister of State...

May 10, 2019

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

Second US jury rules Roundup caused man’s cancer

A second trial into Monsanto’s Roundup product in the US has found that the herbicide was the cause of a...

March 20, 2019

Sale, distribution and use of Roundup product banned in France

Sale, distribution and use of Roundup product banned in France

French authorities have banned the sale, distribution and use of a Roundup product following a court decision last week. The...

January 21, 2019

Alternatives for Roundup to be examined in Kerry

Alternatives for Roundup to be examined in Kerry

Kerry County Council is apparently investigating the controversial weedkiller Roundup and its uses, and will examine possible alternatives for the...

August 27, 2018

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Bayer comes out swinging at glyphosate court verdict

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer – the new owner of Monsanto and the glyphosate weedkiller – has come out swinging following the...

August 24, 2018

Farmers ‘happy’ with Roundup despite landmark US verdict

Farmers ‘happy’ with Roundup despite landmark US verdict

A landmark lawsuit in the US linking glyphosate – the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup – to cancer has led to...

August 13, 2018

Wait for glyphosate re-authorisation continues

Wait for glyphosate re-authorisation continues

Farmers throughout Europe will have to wait a little longer for a decision on the re-authorisation of glyphosate. A vote...

April 27, 2017

New rules around the use of glyphosate to come into effect in two weeks

New rules around the use of glyphosate to come into effect in two weeks

New rules which restrict the conditions around the use of glyphosate in the European Union are to come into effect in...

August 8, 2016

EU member states agree restrictions on the use of Glyphosate

EU member states agree restrictions on the use of Glyphosate

EU Member States today supported a European Commission proposal to restrict the conditions of use of glyphosate in the EU....

July 11, 2016

Glyphosate restrictions proposed by Europe include reduced pre-harvest use

Glyphosate restrictions proposed by Europe include reduced pre-harvest use

The European Commission has proposed a number of restrictions to the use of glyphosate following its last-minute decision this week to...

June 30, 2016

Fears for the future of glyphosate as another EU vote fails

Fears for the future of glyphosate as another EU vote fails

Another vote in Brussels on the future use of glyphosate in the EU has failed to reach a decision, with...

June 24, 2016

France to vote against glyphosate renewal this Friday

France to vote against glyphosate renewal this Friday

Ahead of this Friday’s vote on glyphosate, the French Minister for the Environment, Segolene Royal has said that France will...

June 23, 2016

Europe fails to agree on glyphosate extension

Europe fails to agree on glyphosate extension

European Member States have failed to agree on legislation that would allow an extension of the glyphosate license. Today’s Standing...

June 6, 2016

Everything you need to know about glyphosate

Everything you need to know about glyphosate

Glyphosate is an active substance used for the production of pesticides, which has been authorised in the EU since 2002...

June 5, 2016