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May 14, 2013
Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) and ChileAgro Solutions (Calera de Tango, Chile) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Makhteshim is to acquire a majority stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-agchems-company-in-Chile_51975.html
May 13, 2013
The sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention has agreed to begin phasing out the use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in little more than a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Report-Stockholm-Convention-agrees-on-phaseout-of-HBCD_51948.html
May 13, 2013
Generic pesticide producer Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) says its first-quarter net income rose 1%, to $90.2 million from $89.3 million, during the same quarter last year. Ebitda went up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshims-first-quarter-net-profit-up-1-percent_51941.html
May 7, 2013
BASF says it has begun a project to install new gas-fired boilers to generate steam at its Hannibal, MO, site as part of its plan to spend, on average, €300 million ($390 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-invests-in-Missouri-crop-protection-site_51818.html
May 7, 2013
Dow AgroSciences says US regulatory authorities have approved a new insecticidal active ingredient, sulfoxaflor, to be marketed in the United States. Sulfoxaflor belongs to a novel...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-insecticide-receives-US-regulatory-approval_51812.html
May 3, 2013
Bayer CropScience is changing its management structure following the retirement at the end of May of Rüdiger Scheitza, head of strategy and business management (SBM) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-changes-management-structure_51744.html
May 2, 2013
Chemtura today reported a first-quarter net loss from continuing operations of $22 million, compared with a profit of $22 million in the year-ago period. Net sales declined 1.9%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemtura-earnings-fall-short-of-estimates-on-soft-demand_51715.html
April 30, 2013
FMC today reported first-quarter net income up 10% year-on-year (YOY), to $130.9 million, on sales up 5%, to $990.2 million. Excluding special charges, adjusted earnings totaled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-earnings-rise-on-solid-ag-biopolymers-results_51618.html
April 29, 2013
The European Commission, following a vote by EU member states today, will proceed with a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids used as insecticides on a variety of crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/European-Commission-proceeds-with-plan-to-restrict-the-use-of-neonicotinoids_51559.html
April 26, 2013
Chemical production in Argentina was up 2.6% during the first quarter of this year compared with the same quarter in 2012, according to figures released by state statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Argentinas-chemicals-output-up-2-6-percent-during-the-first-quarter_51529.html
April 18, 2013
Syngenta reports an 8% increase in first-quarter integrated regional sales at constant exchange rates, to $4.6 billion. The company does not disclose first-quarter profits. Volumes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-reports-higher-first-quarter-sales-adheres-to-2020-target_51269.html
April 17, 2013
Intrepid Potash announced today its preliminary production results for the first quarter 2013, ended 31 March, with potash production expected to reach between 215,000 and 225,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Intrepid-Potash-reports-preliminary-first-quarter-production-results_51259.html
April 15, 2013
Monsanto raised its earnings outlook for its fiscal year ending 31 August as expanded corn acres in Brazil and increased sales of advanced corn seeds in the United States drove...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-tops-estimates-raises-2013-earnings-outlook_51077.html
April 11, 2013
An explosion at the production plant of Agroquímicos y Fertilizantes ATP (Atitalaquía, Mexico), an agchem company, at Atitalaquía in the early hours of 7 April...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Communities-evacuated-following-explosion-at-agchem-plant-in-Mexico_51068.html
April 10, 2013
Dow Chemical says its Dow AgroSciences business has opened its new 175,000-sq-ft R&D center at Dow AgroSciences’ global headquarters at Indianapolis, IN. The research center...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-AgroSciences-opens-new-R-and-D-center-at-Indianapolis-headquarters_51050.html
April 4, 2013
Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL), a wholly owned biorationals subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, says it is on track to bring a 15-million gal/year manufacturing facility online by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Valent-advances-$150-million-biorationals-project-at-Osage-IA_50950.html
March 19, 2013
Bayer CropScience says that it has signed an agreement to acquire the soybean seed company Wehrtec and the soy business of Agricola Wehrmann, which are both headquartered at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-acquires-businesses-in-Brazil_50539.html
March 19, 2013
Starpharma Holdings (Melbourne) says it has entered into a collaboration program with Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv), under which Starpharma’s Priostar dendrimer technology will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Starpharma-agreement_50532.html
March 19, 2013
DuPont’s Pioneer seed unit and Mendel Biotechnology (Hayward, CA) have entered into a license collaboration to evaluate and commercialize new gene leads for increased water-use efficiency and improved photosynthesis in corn, DuPont says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-signs-pact-with-Mendel-to-develop-water-efficient-corn-trait_50517.html
March 13, 2013
Starpharma Holdings (Melbourne) says it has entered into a collaboration program with Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv), under which Starpharma’s Priostar dendrimer technology will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-Agan-and-Starpharma-enter-into-pesticide-collaboration_50468.html
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