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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
October 5, 2011
Monsanto beat street expectations for its seasonally weak fourth quarter, reporting a net loss of $112 million (21 cts/share). Analysts expected the company to post a wider loss of 27 cts/share, as reported by Thomson One (New York). Monsanto also indicated that, due to an SEC investigation into the financial reporting of its glyphosate customer incentive programs, it will restate 2009-2011 earnings. The program rewarded distributors that carried Roundup brand herbicide....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Narrows-Loss-on-Strong-Seeds-Results_38043.html
October 4, 2011
Makhteshim Agan Industries (MAI; Tel Aviv) says the European Union (EU) antitrust commission has approved the previously announced acquisition by ChemChina (Beijing) of a 60% stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EU-Okays-ChemChinas-Acquisition-of-Stake-in-Makhteshim_38023.html
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