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May 30, 2012
Syngenta says it plans to build a $1-billion business in Africa over the next 10 years and that the company will make cumulative investments of over $500 million in support of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-to-Invest-$500-Million-in-Africa_43579.html
May 30, 2012
Monsanto increased its profit outlook for its 2012 fiscal year, citing strong seed sales through the end of the North and South American growing seasons. The company expects earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Raises-Full-Year-Outlook_43810.html
May 30, 2012
Monsanto announced plans today to extend its business into biologics for pest or virus control and planting technologies in order to offer incremental growth opportunities beyond...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Expands-Into-Ag-Biologics-and-Planting-Technology_43691.html
May 29, 2012
Marubeni (Tokyo) says it will buy U.S. grain merchant Gavilon Holdings (Omaha) for $3.6 billion. Gavilon is the third-biggest U.S. grain merchant in terms of the size of its marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Marubeni-to-Buy-Grain-Merchant-Gavilon-Holdings-for-$3-6-Billion_43774.html
May 29, 2012
NatureWorks’ “Ingeo” biopolymer product, which is made from plants, has become Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/NatureWorks-Ingeo-Biopolymer-Becomes-Cradle-to-Cradle-Certified_43742.html
May 29, 2012
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says it will establish a new manufacturing facility at Chicago Heights, IL to support growth in the fungicides, insecticides and seed treatment segments...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-to-Build-Manufacturing-Facility-in-U-S-_43753.html
May 18, 2012
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says it has changed its European management structure, and has appointed Hugo Schweers as executive general manager/Europe, effective July 1, 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-Appoints-Head-of-European-Operations_43578.html
May 15, 2012
Hikal (Mumbai), an outsourcing partner to companies in the pharma, biotech, agchem, and specialty chemical industries, has recorded a 7% increase in net profits for its fiscal fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Hikal-Reports-Rise-in-Profits-and-Sales_43467.html
May 14, 2012
Virdia (Redwood City, CA) opened its demonstration facility at its new technology center at Danville, VA on April 25. The facility exhibits the company’s CASE (Cold Acid Solvent...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Virdia-Opens-Demonstration-Facility-at-Technology-Center-in-Virginia_43411.html
May 11, 2012
ADM’s (Decatur, IL) third-quarter 2012, ending March 31, net earnings fell 31% year-on-year, to $399 million.  Adjusted earnings fell 12%, to 78 cts/share and include the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ADMs-Third-Quarter-Earnings-Fall-Sales-Increase_43363.html
May 2, 2012
Demand for formulated pesticide products in the U.S. is expected to increase 2.6%/year, to $12.1 billion in 2016, according to a recent study by the U.S. industry market research firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/U-S-Demand-for-Pesticides-to-Grow-2-6-percentYear-Through-2016_43172.html
May 1, 2012
FMC's net income for the first-quarter rose 27% year-on-year, to $119.1 million, on revenues up 18%, to $940.7 million. Earnings totaled $1.71/share. Adjusted earnings totaled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-Net-Income-Rises-27-percent-on-Higher-Prices-Volumes_43148.html
April 25, 2012
Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark), an enzymes technology firm, has recorded first quarter net profits for the year of DK510 million ($91 million), up 4% compared with the same period one...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Novozymes-Earnings-Up-4-percent-CEO-Expects-Higher-Growth-for-Full-Year-update_42956.html
April 25, 2012
Syngenta and Novozymes today announced a global agreement under which Syngenta will commercialize the Novozymes technology JumpStart, a seed-applied biological which increases...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-and-Novozymes-Partner-in-Bioactive-JumpStart_42953.html
April 18, 2012
Syngenta today reported a 9% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2012 with volumes advancing by 5% and prices contributing 4%. Reported sales were 7% higher at $4.3 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngentas-Sales-Rise-by-9-percent-Integrated-Strategy-Driving-Performance_42744.html
April 16, 2012
Sugar beet. Photo courtesy Bayer CropScience. Bayer CropScience says it has signed a joint development and commercialization agreement with KWS SAAT (Einbeck, Germany) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-and-KWS-SAAT-Codevelop-Herbicide-Tolerant-Sugar-Beet_42662.html
April 10, 2012
EPA announced yesterday that it has denied a petition from the Natural Resources Defence Council’s (NRDC) asking the agency to cancel product registrations and revoke all food...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EPA-Denies-Environmental-Group-Petition-to-Ban-24-D_42619.html
April 7, 2012
Number's Up: Research links exposure with decline in bee colonies. Researchers at Stirling University (Stirling, U.K.) and the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Two-Studies-Link-Insecticides-With-Decline-in-Bee-Populations_42574.html
April 4, 2012
Sumitomo Corp. (Tokyo) says its Sumi Agro Europe (SAE; London)subsidiary, which is engaged in the sale of agchems, has formed a strategic capital alliance with Sipcam (Milan), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Corp-Forms-Capital-Alliance-with-Italian-Agchem-Firm_42426.html
March 30, 2012
Researchers from Stirling University (Stirling, U.K.) and the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA; Avignon, France) have published two studies in which they say that 85%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Neonicotinoids-Challenged-as-Study-Links-Imidacloprid-to-85-percent-Mortality-of-Queen-Bees-update_42397.html
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