Herbicide caused widespread crop damage after drifting across fields, lawsuit says
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Trial date set in dicamba "ecological disaster" litigation against Monsanto, BASF
A federal judge in Missouri has scheduled the first trial in a multidistrict litigation alleging dicamba-based weedkillers made by Bayer AG unit Monsanto Co and BASF Corp caused widespread crop damage after drifting across fields.
The case of Missouri-based peach grower Bader Farms Inc, which alleges the companies conspired to create an "ecological disaster", will be fast-tracked for a trial starting in October 2019, according to an order on Friday by U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh.
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