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September 17, 2014
Bayer CropScience (BCS), the world’s second largest agricultural chemicals producer, at its annual press briefing in Monheim, Germany today said that it is optimistic about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-forecasts-significant-growth-in-agchems-markets-confirms-capex-plans_63877.html
September 14, 2014
Cargill said on Friday that it had filed a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds in Louisiana state court, seeking damages from Syngenta for commercializing its Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Cargill-sues-Syngenta-over-sales-of-GMO-corn-Syngenta-says-lawsuit-without-merit-update_63813.html
September 11, 2014
Eastman Chemical announced today that it plans to acquire Taminco for $2.8 billion, or $26/share, including $1 billion of assumed debt. Taminco, a major producer of alklylamines and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Eastman-to-acquire-Taminco-for-$2-8-billion_63725.html
September 4, 2014
Bayer CropScience (BCS) has today given insight into its targets and projects it is currently working on. In exclusive interviews with CW on the sidelines of today’s inauguration...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-outlines-targets-bets-on-biologics_63615.html
September 4, 2014
Bayer CropScience (BCS), the world’s second largest producer of agricultural chemicals, today held an inauguration ceremony at a new site at West Sacramento, CA, which also...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-to-invest-$1-billion-in-the-US-opens-facility-at-West-Sacramento_63614.html
August 29, 2014
Agrium says its Loveland Products subsidiary has entered into a soil and plant health nutritional products development and commercialization deal with Actagro. Under the terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Agrium-signs-plant-nutrition-deal_63531.html
August 25, 2014
The first batch of crop protection products coming off the production line of BASF’s new formulation and packaging plant at Rudong. BASF says that it has opened its previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-opens-crop-protection-products-plant-in-China_63381.html
August 20, 2014
DuPont has reached agreement to sell its copper fungicide business assets to Mitsui & Co. (Tokyo). The sale is expected to close in fourth-quarter 2014 subject to approvals from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-to-sell-copper-fungicide-business-to-Mitsui-and-Co-_63316.html
August 19, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has started a 45-day public commenting period on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for the pesticide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/New-CLH-consultation-for-the-pesticide-tefluthrin_63290.html
August 14, 2014
DuPont Pioneer today announced plans to build a $35-million soybean research facility at its Stine Haskell Research Center at Newark, DE. The nearly 134,000 square foot facility will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-plans-$35-million-soybean-research-facility_63189.html
August 11, 2014
FMC announced today that it has signed an agreement to jointly develop and distribute organic acid soil and plant health products for Actagro (Biola, CA) in Asia. Actagro’s full...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-to-distribute-soil-and-plant-health-product-line-in-Asia_62976.html
August 11, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions (Tel Aviv), formerly Makhteshim Agan, on Sunday reported a 23.5% increase in net income and a 9% rise in sales in the second quarter of this year, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Adama-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-plans-New-York-listing_63099.html
August 6, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (Miami), formed by the acquisition of specialty chemical maker MacDermid, has agreed to acquire crop protection chemicals maker Agriphar (Ougree, Belgium)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Platform-Specialty-acquires-European-crop-protection-chemicals-maker-Agriphar-for-$400-million_63021.html
July 30, 2014
FMC today reported net income of $109.1 million, or 81 cts/share, down 8% year-on-year (YOY), on revenues up 13%, to $987.8 million. Excluding special charges, adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-earnings-rise-as-ag-rebounds-but-fall-short-of-estimates_62841.html
July 23, 2014
Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its Plene platform of integrated sugarcane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-expands-Plene-sugarcane-platform-with-new-agreement_62651.html
July 23, 2014
Syngenta’s net income including restructuring and impairment was $1.4 billion, 1% lower in the first six months of this year, on sales up 1%, to $8.5 billion, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngentas-first-half-growth-held-back-by-North-America-outlook-confirmed_62650.html
July 22, 2014
Israeli plant genomics firm Evogene (Rehovot) and biopesticide maker Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) announced today that they have signed a multiyear, collaborative agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evogene-and-Marrone-Bio-collaborate-on-biopesticides_62638.html
July 21, 2014
American Vanguard announced on Friday that lower-than-normal purchasing of corn inputs and reduced production levels at the company's manufacturing facilities will affect its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/American-Vanguard-warns-on-second-quarter-earnings_62610.html
July 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new intentions and five new submissions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) have been added to the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-adds-several-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_62513.html
July 16, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Valent U.S.A. (Walnut Creek, CA) has launched a new crop protection product in the United States for seed treatment...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Chemical-launches-new-seed-treatment-in-the-US_62475.html
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