In Bayer’s annual financial report, the company reported its agricultural business increased sales by 1.3 percent. Latin America and the Asia/Pacific regions are credited for the increase, while declines were seen in the North American market. Sales growth worldwide was especially strong for fungicides. Regarding the glyphosate lawsuits in the U.S., Bayer officials said it reached an agreement on a class action plan to manage and resolve future Roundup cases. That deal was made earlier this month and must be approved by the courts.
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