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October 2, 2013
Monsanto reports a wider-than-expected loss for its seasonally weak quarter and missed analyst forecasts as year-over-year (YOY) gains in corn seed and glyphosate sales were not enough...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-misses-estimates-announces-$930-million-data-analytics-acquisition_55580.html
October 2, 2013
BASF, the third-largest agricultural chemicals producer, behind Syngenta and Bayer CropScience, has raised its 2020 crop protection sales targets to €8 billion ($10.8 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-raises-2020-crop-protection-sales-targets-ups-investments_55574.html
September 30, 2013
Plant health and nutrition firm Verdesian Life Sciences (Cary, NC) announced today that it has acquired INTX Microbials (Kentland, IN). The deal adds inoculant, seed treatment, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Verdesian-Life-Sciences-acquires-INTX-Microbials_55502.html
September 24, 2013
Evogene (Rehovot, Israel), a plant genomics firm in which Monsanto and Bayer hold 8.7% and 4.6% stakes, respectively, announced today that it has filed a registration statement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evogene-files-for-IPO-worth-up-to-$60-million_55406.html
September 23, 2013
Agrium announced today that it is raising its annual dividend by 50%, to $3/share. The dividend will be paid in quarterly installments of 75 cts/share, the company says. The next...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Agrium-increases-annual-dividend-by-50-percent-expects-volume-declines_55366.html
September 20, 2013
Syngenta has launched a major initiative to promote its role in ensuring world food supplies, resource conservation, and the growth of sustainable farming. Dubbed "The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-launches-six-point-initiative-to-promote-its-role-in-world-food-security_55251.html
September 19, 2013
Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA; Ottawa) has determined that current agricultural practices related to the use of neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Canada-plans-protective-measures-consultation-covering-neonicotinoid-use-on-corn-soybeans_55259.html
September 16, 2013
Bayer CropScience has signed an agreement, with Deccan Fine Chemicals (Hyderabad, India), to sell its Ankleshwar, India–based agchems manufacturing site for 1.27 billion Indian...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-sells-Indian-site-to-Deccan-Fine-Chemicals_55166.html
September 16, 2013
Makhteshim Agan Industries (MAI; Tel Aviv),  the world leader in branded off-patent crop protection solutions, announced on Sunday that it had completed the acquisition of Magan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-completes-acquisition-of-Serbian-marketing-company_55168.html
September 13, 2013
Sumitomo Chemical announced today that it has decided to integrate its environmental health business of its US subsidiary Valent BioSciences Corp. (VBC; Libertyville, IL) into the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Chemical-consolidates-North-American-environmental-health-business_55114.html
September 9, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on two new proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The chemicals concerned are flumioxazin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-invites-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-comments-on-flumioxazin-and-propylene-oxide_55030.html
September 5, 2013
Bayer CropScience (BCS) today announced plans to increase capital expenditure (capex) to a combined €2.4 billion ($3.16 billion) in the next four years, about €1 billion up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-ups-capital-spending-to-&euro2-4-billion-through-2016_54941.html
September 4, 2013
Mendel Biotechnology (Haywood, CA), a leading agricultural discovery company, says it intends to sell its Mendel Plant Sciences but retain the royalty-based biotech trait business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Mendel-to-sell-its-plant-science-subsidiary_54906.html
September 3, 2013
Makhteshim Agan (MAI), a leading global producer of generic agricultural chemicals, has announced two new appointments in Europe. Jose Luis Collar has been appointed as head of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-Agan-makes-two-appointments-in-Europe_54869.html
August 30, 2013
SC Johnson (Racine, WI), the US Agency for International Development (Usaid; Washington), and The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture (College Station, TX) have extended...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/SC-Johnson-and-partners-extend-pyrethrum-project-for-insecticides-in-Rwanda_54846.html
August 28, 2013
FMC has entered into an agreement with Belchim Crop Protection (Londerzeel, Belgium) under which it will develop, manufacture, and sell patented valifenalate-based fungicides in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-acquires-rights-to-mildew-fungicide_54797.html
August 27, 2013
Syngenta has submitted a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to suspend the use of its neonicotinoid thiamethoxam on bee-attractive crops, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-takes-legal-action-over-EU-suspension-of-neonicotinoid-thiamethoxam_54755.html
August 16, 2013
EPA has developed new pesticide labels that prohibit the use of certain neonicotinoid pesticide products where bees are present, the agency has announced. The new labels will have...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EPA-develops-labels-banning-use-of-certain-neonicotinoid-products-where-bees-are-present_54523.html
August 14, 2013
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) has received a patent from the United States Patent & Trademark Office for thaxtomin, the active ingredient in a new biobased herbicide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Marrone-Bio-receives-US-patent-for-biobased-herbicide-active-ingredient_54483.html
August 13, 2013
Taminco (Allentown, PA) reports a second-quarter net loss of $13 million, or 21 cents/share, down 286% year-on-year (YOY), from $7 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Taminco-reports-loss-on-one-time-charges-sales-up-6-percent-to-$305-million_54459.html
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