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January 5, 2012
Latin American demand for seeds lifted Monsanto's first-quarter earnings above its guidance and analysts' estimates, and the company says it now expects earnings for its 2012 fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Latin-American-Seed-Sales-Lift-Monsantos-First-Quarter-Profits_40188.html
December 7, 2011
The opening by BASF today of an office in Nairobi, Kenya will increase the company's presence in growing African markets and will serve customers in the East Africa and Sub-Sahara...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/New-Office-in-Kenya-Strengthens-BASFs-Presence-in-Africa_39561.html
December 6, 2011
Sumitomo Chemical says it has signed a deal with LG Life Sciences (Seoul), an affiliate of LG, to acquire its ethaboxam fungicide business. The acquisition will be completed this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-to-Acquire-a-Fungicide-Business-from-LG-Life-Sciences_39515.html
December 5, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Ecolab and Nalco closed their $8.3-billion merger, which values Nalco at $38.80/share. Ecolab will issue 68.3 million new shares to fund part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Nov-28-Dec-2_39513.html
December 2, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF is targeting an 80% increase in sales by 2020, to $153 billion. Development and sale of sustainable products and expansion into emerging markets are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-2_39481.html
November 23, 2011
Crops thought to be unaffected by a widely-used herbicide may in fact need more water or nutrients to grow, according to a Department of Energy-funded study recently published in The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Study-Finds-24-D-May-Increase-Crops-Water-Nutrient-Needs_39306.html
November 21, 2011
DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred business says it has signed a multi-year collaboration with Evogene (Rehovot, Israel) to improve resistance to soybean rust. Under the agreement, DuPont...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-and-Evogene-Partner-to-Improve-Soybean-Rust-Resistance_39200.html
November 17, 2011
Mosaic has announced that it is repurchasing 21.3 million shares from the Margaret A. Cargill Trust for $1.2 billion, a purchase price of $54.58/share, equal to Mosaic’s closing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Mosaic-and-Cargill-Trust-Complete-Share-Sale_39128.html
November 7, 2011
Dow AgroSciences says it has produced 2,4-D choline in a commercial scale-up setting. The 2,4-D choline will be used to produce an herbicide sold under the trade name Enlist Duo, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-AgroSciences-Produces-24-D-Choline_38899.html
November 7, 2011
Makhteshim Agan Group (Tel Aviv) registered a $10-million net profit in the third quarter of 2011 compared with a $56-million net loss in the corresponding period of 2010, on sales up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-Agan-Swings-to-a-Net-Profit_38898.html
October 27, 2011
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) says it has licensed the rights to develop crop protection products based on two Summerdale Inc.’s (Verona, WI) patents covering...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Amvac-Looking-to-Expand-Biopesticide-Portfolio_38605.html
October 26, 2011
Rentech Nitrogen Partners, the nitrogen fertilizer arm of Rentech, is planning an IPO worth up to $362 million, the company says. Rentech also has a biofuels businesses. The nitrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nitrogen-Fertilizer-Business-to-IPO_38591.html
October 25, 2011
ScottsMiracle-Gro (Marysville, OH) and Marrone Bio Innovations (Davis, CA) say they have entered into an agreement to adapt agricultural biopesticides for the consumer market. Under...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ScottsMiracle-Gro-Signs-Biopesticide-Development-Deal_38491.html
October 24, 2011
DuPont and  biopesticide firm AgraQuest (Davis, CA) say they have agreed to jointly develop and distribute a biofungicide based on AgraQuest’s Bacillus pumilus strain QST...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-AgraQuest-Partner-on-Biofungicide_38465.html
October 21, 2011
This Week on CW:   As earnings season gathered steam reports were, once again, mixed. AkzoNobel reported net income down 32% year-on-year, to 217 million ($301 million), as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Oct-21_38475.html
October 19, 2011
Crop fungal infection Koppert Biological Systems (Berkel en Rodenrijs, the Netherlands), a leader in biological crop protection, says it has been granted exclusive rights to Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-Signs-Biofungicide-Deal-With-Koppert_38395.html
October 17, 2011
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) has completed the previously announced acquisition of a 60% stake in Makhteshim Agan Industries (MAI; Tel Aviv). MAI's shares are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ChemChina-Completes-Acquisition-of-Majority-Stake-in-Makhteshim_38362.html
October 14, 2011
This Week on CW:   The French National Assembly has voted to ban bisephenol A (BPA) in food packaging by 2014. The French Senate has not taken up the bill, which would make France...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Oct-14_38357.html
October 14, 2011
Syngenta posted a 21% increase in sales for the third quarter of 2011 compared with the same period of last year, to $2.7 billion. Third-quarter sales by the company's crop protection...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Strong-Crop-Protection-Markets-Boost-Syngentas-Third-Quarter-Sales_38307.html
October 12, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals says its Mitsui Chemicals Agro (Tokyo) subsidiary has entered into a share purchase agreement with Agroinvest Kayatani Administração, Empreendimentos e...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Mitsui-Chemicals-Acquires-Stake-in-Brazilian-Agchem-Company_38179.html
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