Farmer, 75, Takes on Monsanto

Soybean seed case hits Supreme Court this week

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 18, 2013 1:52 PM CST

(Newser) – Vernon Hugh Bowman, a 75-year-old Indiana farmer, is taking on agribusiness heavyweight Monsanto in a case hitting the Supreme Court tomorrow. Monsanto says Bowman, who has been using Monsanto's soybean seeds happily for years, is infringing its patents when he plants a second crop...   Read full story »

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