Photo Gallery: Bayer's Elephant in the Room 01/10/2019
 A self-propelled row-crop sprayer in Germany: With its acquisition of...
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A self-propelled row-crop sprayer in Germany: With its acquisition of Monsanto, the German multinational company Bayer is seeking to increase its strength in the crop science industry. Critics, however, say the company failed in its risk assessment of the highly controversial company it purchased. Monsanto is the subject of numerous lawsuits in the United States over its Roundup herbicide, which some reports have said may be linked to cancer.