Missouri Minute: Bayer sweetens Monsanto offer; state revenue dips

Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:

Bayer sweetens takeover bid again as Monsanto mulls options

Bayer AG sweetened its takeover bid for Monsanto Co. to $56 billion, raising its offer for a second time in its pursuit to become the world’s largest producer of seeds and pesticides. Read more

Missouri’s revenue dips in August

State tax revenue dipped in August, but Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration says it’s too early to tell if it represents a trend. Read more

New Missouri law seeks to speed up construction projects

A new Missouri law that’s expected to save cities, school districts and other political subdivisions money on their construction projects has taken effect. Read more

Earth City retail fixture maker idX being sold for $162 million

Michigan-based Universal Forest Products Inc. has agreed to buy Earth City-based idX Corp., one of the St. Louis area’s largest private companies and a manufacturer of custom fixtures, millwork and decor for retail stores. Read more

Blunt, Kander poised to enter homestretch

Labor Day weekend marked the end of a summer filled with scrambled stops across Missouri for U.S. Senate candidates Roy Blunt and Jason Kander. Read more

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