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May 12, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Kaiima Bio-Agritech (Moshav Sharona, Israel) have announced a collaboration to develop advanced hybrid rice varieties. The multi-year project combines Bayer's and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-and-Israeli-firm-partner-to-improve-rice-productivity_61016.html
May 6, 2014
FMC today reported first-quarter net income down by about half year-on-year (YOY), to $65.6 million, or 49 cts/share, on revenues up 3%, to $942 million. Earnings excluded some charges...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-earnings-fall-as-ag-results-hit-by-bad-weather_60841.html
April 29, 2014
The European Union's Ombudsman has concluded that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) is guilty of maladministration in a case involving risk assessment as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/European-Ombudsman-condemns-EFSA-for-maladministration_60652.html
April 28, 2014
Compass Minerals today reported net earnings up 8% year-on-year (YOY), to $50.2 million, or $1.49/share, on sales up 10%, to $422 million. Earnings beat analysts’ consensus...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Compass-Minerals-sales-earnings-rise-on-strong-demand-for-salt-and-fertilizer_60647.html
April 21, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (PSP; Waterbury, CT) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chemtura's pesticides business for $1 billion. The price consists of $950...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Platform-acquires-Chemturas-pesticides-business-for-$1-billion_60358.html
April 16, 2014
Syngenta had $4.7 billion in sales during the first quarter, according to the company's latest trading statement, released today. The figure represents a 2% increase from the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngentas-first-quarter-sales-up-2-percent-to-$4-7-billion_60322.html
April 15, 2014
Bayer CropScience says it has opened its North American Bee Care Center at its North American headquarters in Research Triangle Park. The $2.4-million center "brings together...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-opens-bee-health-facility_60317.html
April 10, 2014
Sumitomo Corp. has acquired the fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience's Japan subsidiary. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Metominostrobin is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Corp-acquires-Bayer-fungicide-product-line_60233.html
March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two new intentions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the registry of intentions. The new substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-adds-hexaflumuron-and-cyflumetofen-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_59841.html
March 24, 2014
Bayer CropScience said today that it will spend approximately €18 million ($24.8 million) to substantially expand its site at Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State, Germany, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-to-expand-production-of-biological-crop-protection-products-in-Germany_59792.html
March 19, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started an open consultation on a harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for triflumizole, a pesticide. The substance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultation-for-triflumizole_59663.html
March 18, 2014
FMC says it expects first-quarter 2014 operating profit in its agricultural solutions segment decline in the mid-20% range year-on-year because of cold weather in North...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-predicts-weaker-first-quarter-agricultural-results-due-to-cold-weather_59646.html
March 18, 2014
Agrochemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) announced today that, as part of a reorganization of its Australian operations, the company will permanently close its plants located at Welshpool...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-to-close-two-plants-in-Australia-mulls-restructuring-of-New-Zealand-operations_59640.html
March 6, 2014
Bayer CropScience announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Biagro Group (Gral Las Heras, Argentina), a producer and distributor of biological seed treatment...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-acquires-biological-seed-treatment-firm-Biagro_59385.html
March 5, 2014
Agricultural chemical company UPL (Mumbai), which was known as United Phosphorus until last October, says it has increased its stake in UPL do Brasil Industria E Comercio de Insumos...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Indias-UPL-increases-stake-in-Brazil-agchem-company_59328.html
March 4, 2014
Syngenta today announced that Elatus, a foliar fungicide, has been approved by the Brazilian authorities. Elatus is one of the company’s succinate dehydrogenase inhibiting (SDHI)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Brazil-approves-Syngentas-SDHI-fungicide-Elatus_59288.html
March 4, 2014
Ecolab has announced the acquisition of AK Kraus & Hiller Schädlingsbekämpfung (Allershausen, Germany). Kraus & Hiller had annual sales of approximately $4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Ecolab-acquires-pest-elimination-company-in-Germany_59292.html
February 26, 2014
Aceto named Carlos Restrepo, formerly v.p./intermediates and solvents at Ashland, senior v.p./performance chemicals, effective 24 February. Restrepo will report to Aceto CEO Salvatore...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Aceto-names-former-Ashland-exec-performance-chemicals-head_59121.html
February 25, 2014
Monsanto has added to its growing precision agriculture footprint by acquiring the soil analysis business of Solum (Ames, IA) for an undisclosed sum. The deal includes the Solum brand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-acquires-soil-analysis-firm_59085.html
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