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February 22, 2011
Monsanto says Divergence has “promising tools” in its pipeline to combat nematodes, an increasingly pervasive agricultural pest....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Acquires-Nematicide-Developer_32979.html
February 16, 2011
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says its Nufarm Americas (Burr Ridge, IL) subsidiary will form a strategic alliance in Mexico with Sumitomo Chemical’s wholly owned subsidiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-and-Sumitomo-Subsidiaries-Form-Alliance-in-Mexico_32908.html
February 11, 2011
Sumitomo Chemical says it will create a business unit named Sumitomo Chemical Latin America (SCLA) to focus on providing crop protection solutions in the Latin American agricultural...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Creates-New-Business-Unit-Focused-on-Latin-American-Markets_32798.html
February 10, 2011
While mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are part of the growth strategy at many specialty chemicals firms, some sectors are seeing more activity than others, executives and dealmakers...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Specialty-Chemicals-M-and-A-Moving-Forward_32762.html
February 7, 2011
Informex 2011 is expected to see record numbers of attendees and exhibitors, according to United Business Media (UBM; London), the show's parent. Exhibitor numbers are up at least 12%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Informex-Projects-Record-Attendance_32678.html
January 27, 2011
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) reported fourth-quarter earnings of $482.3 million, more than double earnings in the same period of 2009. The company cites...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/PotashCorps-Earnings-Double-Announces-Stock-Split_32443.html
January 21, 2011
This Week on CW: Cargill is divesting its majority stake in Mosaic for $24.3 billion, in a deal giving rise to rumors of fertilizer being a takeover target. Early reporting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-21_32346.html
January 18, 2011
PwC (Warsaw), formerly known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, has outlined the likely commercialization timetable for a previously announced new technology to produce glyphosate herbicide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/New-Glyphosate-Technology-to-be-Commercialized-Soon_32164.html
January 12, 2011
Biopesticide firm AgraQuest (Davis, CA) and Bayer CropScience says they have expanded their home and fungicide supply agreement beyond U.S. to France, Italy, and Germany....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-Taps-Biopesticides-for-Home-and-Garden-Market_32107.html
January 12, 2011
German and European Union authorities say that pork tainted with a dioxin concentration 77 times that of background levels, which could be toxic to humans, has been sold across...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Regulators-Investigate-Dioxin-Contamination-of-Foods-in-Germany_32103.html
January 11, 2011
Bayer CropScience says it will shut down carbamate-based insecticide production units at Institute, WV, as well as a related formulations facility at Woodbine, GA. The closures will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-to-Close-Carbamate-Insecticide-Units-in-West-Virginia_32087.html
January 10, 2011
Koor Industries (Tel Aviv) and China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) have signed an agreement for the previously announced acquisition by ChemChina of a 60% stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ChemChina-and-Koor-Sign-Deal-for-Makhteshim-Acquisition_32049.html
January 10, 2011
Mineral fertilizer giant Yara (Oslo) has signed a five-year deal with catalyst firm Süd-Chemie (Munich) in which Süd-Chemie will provide it with catalysts for the manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Yara-to-Pay-$40-Million-for-Catalyst-Contract-with-Sud-Chemie_32047.html
January 6, 2011
Sales increased 8%, to $1.8 billion on higher seeds and genomics revenue. Sales in the company's agricultural productivity segment were flat, after several quarters of steep declines....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-Swings-to-Profit_31935.html
December 28, 2010
Koor Industries (Tel Aviv) says it has reached an agreement with China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) under which ChemChina will acquire a 60% stake in Makhteshim Agan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ChemChina-and-Koor-Reach-Agreement-on-Makhteshim-Takeover_31812.html
December 20, 2010
Aztec is registered in U.S. and Mexico and is used in a variety of corn crops. It is also used in South Korea for certain vegetable crops....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Amvac-Buys-Additional-Crop-Protection-Lines-from-Bayer-CropScience_31719.html
December 17, 2010
Sumitomo Chemical says it has acquired agchem producer New Chemi Industries (Mumbai) for an undisclosed amount. New Chemi had 2009 sales of about Rs714 million. "New Chemi has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Acquires-Agchems-Firm-in-India_31701.html
December 13, 2010
Both products are used primarily in fruit and vegetable crops, and are effective replacements for methyl bromide, an ozone-depleting fumigant that has been phased out for all but essential uses....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Amvac-Buys-Two-Insecticides-From-Bayer-CropScience_31559.html
December 9, 2010
Bayer will flatten its R&D spend for 2011 at this year’s level of €1.3 billion ($ 1.7 billion), says Marijn Dekkers, Bayer chairman. Dekkers made the announcement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-Holds-R-and-D-Spend-in-2011-Seeks-Greater-Efficiencies_31465.html
December 8, 2010
California's Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) says  it will register methyl iodide, a fumigant pesticide on California's list of cancer-causing chemicals, with the "most stringent restrictions in the nation."...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/California-OKs-Methyl-Iodide_31425.html
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