Sales for Bayer’s agricultural business rose more than 11 percent in the fourth quarter. Corn Seed and Traits enjoyed a sales increase of nine percent. Soybean Traits were up 15 percent, helped by price increases for glyphosate-based products. Bayer’s herbicide sales were up more than 15 percent and fungicide sales increased nearly 14 percent. In a recap of its financials, Bayer officials said the company is encouraged by the glyphosate-related litigation in the United States.
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