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July 17, 2015
Jacobs Engineering says it has been selected by Monsanto to provide engineering and procurement for a potential expansion of its St. Charles Parish operations in Luling, LA. Monsanto...
July 14, 2015
Bayer CropScience and Evonik have agreed to build two plants in Mobile, AL, that will make a precursor for glufosinate ammonium, Bayer’s herbicide Liberty. The partners say they expect to complete the project in mid-2017 for a cost of over $200 million....
July 7, 2015
Bayer CropScience plans to invest $50 million to expand capacity at its Muskegon, MI, manufacturing plant. The company earlier this month held a ceremony to kick off the expansion...
July 6, 2015
Douglas Products (Liberty, MO) has acquired Dow AgroSciences' Vikane and ProFume businesses for an undisclosed sum, according to Altamont Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based...
July 5, 2015
Monsanto is prepared to change its name if it succeeds in its $45 billion unsolicited bid to acquire Syngenta, the world’s largest maker of agricultural chemicals. Hugh Grant...
July 3, 2015
Plant Impact (Harpenden, UK) and Arysta LifeScience on Friday announced that Arysta LifeScience will launch Banzai, a new product that improves cocoa yields under stressful growing...
July 3, 2015
Sichuan Hebang Corp., in its first investment outside China, has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the Israeli agrochemicals company, Stockton (Petah Tikva, Israel), for $90 million...
July 1, 2015
Bayer CropScience said on Wednesday that effective 1 July 2015 Jacqueline Applegate, 49, becomes head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer...
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
June 24, 2015
Blank-check acquisition firm Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) has priced its recently-announced stock offering at $26.50/share, with gross proceeds expected to total...
June 24, 2015
Monsanto, announcing its third-quarter results today, reconfirmed that it is eager to merge with Syngenta. However, Monsanto signaled earlier that it has other options. Monsanto...
June 23, 2015
Syngenta’s chairman Michel Demaré on Tuesday said that future takeover proposals from Monsanto need to be at a fair price and provide a high degree of certainty that such...
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...
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