Glyphosate concerns after Bayer calls force majeure

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:34pm, first published February 14 2022 - 11:19pm
The international crop protection sector is watching Bayer closely after it announced a Force Majeure event after a serious fault at one of its suppliers' factories.

THE CROP protection industry is closely monitoring global glyphosate supplies after Bayer was forced to call a Force Majeure event after one of its suppliers of the raw materials used to make glyphosate suffered a serious mechanical fault in its plant.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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