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A protester takes part in a March Against Monsanto in Paris in May 2016. The European chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer is buying Monsanto — and dropping the U.S. company's now-controversial name. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Kansas Farmer Mark Nelson says he's too busy with harvest to think much about abstracts, but he admits that the prospect of depending on fewer and fewer, larger and larger companies for his seed, fertilizer and chemicals is "a little nerve wracking." Frank Morris hide caption

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Farmers, Antitrust Activists Are Worried That Big Ag Is Only Getting Bigger

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