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October 30, 2013Syngenta says it has registered Fortenza, a novel insecticide for use on soybean, corn, and sunflower, in Argentina. The company says that further registration is pending in several...
October 23, 2013Monsanto has named current president and chief commercial officer Brett Begemann as president and COO, effective immediately—expanding his role to oversee global commercial...
October 17, 2013Syngenta says its third-quarter sales rose by 11%, at constant exchange rates, to $2.9 billion. Sales in Latin America rose by 17%, to $1.2 billion; Europe, Mideast, and Africa...
October 11, 2013The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on fluopyram, which is proposed for use as a fungicide in agriculture, horticulture, and viticulture...
October 8, 2013Dow AgroSciences announced today that it has won a second lawsuit in a patent infringement fray with Bayer CropScience over Dow’s Enlist herbicide-resistant technology. Bayer...
October 7, 2013FMC and Chr. Hansen (Hørsholm, Denmark), a global bioscience company specializing in cultures, enzymes, and fermentation, announced today that they have signed an exclusive...
October 4, 2013Dow AgroSciences is advancing an insect-resistant soybean for South America that, if approved, will compete directly with a newly launched seed Monsanto expects to be its next...
October 2, 2013Monsanto 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...
October 2, 2013BASF, 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)...
September 30, 2013Plant 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...