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June 15, 2015
France's ecology minister, Segolène Royal, on Sunday announced the ban on garden centers' sale Roundup, Monsanto’s glyphosate herbicide, which the United Nations has...
June 10, 2015
Bayer CropScience has succeeded in enforcing its patent in China for crop protection products containing the active ingredient spirotetramat, the company said on Wednesday. Local...
June 8, 2015
Local news sources report explosions and a “massive” fire at the Hanover, PA, warehouse of Miller Chemical, a manufacturer and marketer of agricultural chemicals. Firefighters arrived on the scene at 3.30 am. No injuries were reported, and the fire was reportedly brought under control by late morning....
June 8, 2015
Syngenta has rebuffed a second, virtually unchanged takeover approach by Monsanto. The latest proposals, outlined by Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant in a letter sent on 6 June, are...
June 4, 2015
A bidding war may develop for Syngenta, the leading global agricultural chemicals producer. Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter, said in an exclusive report that BASF is...
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
May 22, 2015
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) has ruled itself out as a potential buyer of assets that Monsanto and/or Syngenta would be obliged to divest should a  deal between the...
May 21, 2015
Monsanto confirmed on Wednesday that it is working toward acquiring Syngenta, and its plans includes divesting all of Syngenta’s seeds and traits business, which had sales...
May 20, 2015
Scotts Miracle-Gro has agreed to pay Monsanto $300 million to extend a long-term Roundup brand license for the lawn and garden consumer market, Monsanto announced today. Scotts...
May 17, 2015
Adama Agricultural Solutions, a leading global provider of off-patent crop protection chemicals, on Sunday reported a 4.4% drop in first-quarter net income to $94.4 million on 4.7%...
May 15, 2015
Speculation is growing that Monsanto could soon return with a sweetened offer for Syngenta after lining up buyers for large parts of Syngenta’s seeds business, especially in...
May 11, 2015
FMC today reported a first-quarter net loss of $48.6 million, compared with a gain of $65.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenues declined 13% year-on-year (YOY), to $659.4...
May 5, 2015
Bayer CropScience on Tuesday announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture-creation firm. The partnership also includes an...
May 1, 2015
Boulevard Acquisition (New York), a public investment vehicle formed by Avenue Capital, announced today that it has reached a deal to acquire Dow' Chemical's AgroFresh business, a...
April 29, 2015
American Vanguard says it has acquired DuPont's global Bromacil herbicide business assets for an undisclosed sum. The assets divested include the Bromacil Hyvar and Krovar trademarks...
April 29, 2015
Bayer CropScience has announced Healthy Hives 2020, the aims of which are to improve the health of honeybee colonies in the United States in the next five years, the company says. The...
April 27, 2015
Syngenta announced today that it has received US EPA approval for its breakthrough corn herbicide, Acuron. The first sales of the product to US growers will take place this year. In...
April 27, 2015
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) says it has added five independent directors as part of an agreement with activist investor Starboard Value. LSB will also pursue several other moves as part of the agreement, including separating its chemicals and climate control businesses and possibly restructuring the chemicals business as a master limited partnership. LSB has appointed a new lead independent director and independent board committee to oversee the search for a president of the chemicals business....
April 21, 2015
DuPont today reported net income down 28% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.03 billion, on net sales down 9%, to $9.17 billion. Operating earnings totaled $1.34/share, beating analysts’...
April 20, 2015
BASF said today that, in its fight against counterfeiting in the crop protection market, it is investing in brand new antifake technology. In China, the company is introducing a...
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