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14/09/2016 Bayer and Monsanto agree to merge

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Bayer, Monsanto CEOs discuss merger deal

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Southern Illinois Farmers React to Possible Bayer-Monsanto Merger

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Merger Madness: Bayer Buys Monsanto

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Bayer-Monsanto merger is 'marriage made in hell,' say activists

In September 2016, German pesticide company announced it decided to purchase American seed/pesticide company Monsanto for 66 billion dollars. Bayer and Monsanto have increased their lobbying spending over the years, breaking new records with the 2016 election spending $1.2 million to date.
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