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March 23, 2015
Adama Agricultural Solutions, the leading global off-patent provider of crop protection solutions, today reported its financial results for full-year 2014 and the fourth quarter, ended...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Adama-reports-increased-sales-earnings-growth-rates-among-highest-in-the-pesticides-sector_68796.html
March 20, 2015
BASF today officially launched Seltima, a fungicide designed to help farmers produce high-quality rice more efficiently. The special innovation aspect is its encapsulation technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-launches-Seltima-rice-fungicide-in-Indonesia-other-markets-to-follow_68778.html
March 19, 2015
Syngenta today gave the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments under The Good Growth Plan initiative, which was launched in 2013 to support the future...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-provides-update-on-growth-initiative_68687.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 17, 2015
Syngenta announced today that the Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved its Bt11 x GA21 double-stack corn seed for commercial cultivation in the country...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-gains-approval-for-stacked-corn-seed-in-Vietnam_68622.html
March 2, 2015
FMC has raised its quarterly dividend by 10%, to 16.5 cts/share, the company says. The dividend will be paid on 16 April to shareholders of record as of 31 March. The higher dividend...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-raises-dividend-10-percent_68231.html
February 24, 2015
Israeli crop genomics firm Evogene (Rehovot) has expanded its capabilities for the discovery of novel agricultural chemicals, with the initial application focused on novel herbicides...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evogene-expands-agchem-discovery-capabilities_68052.html
February 17, 2015
Blank-check firm Platform Specialty Products (Miami) today closed the acquisition of agchems company Arysta LifeScience (Dublin) from private equity firm Permira (London) for $3.51...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Platform-closes-Arysta-LifeScience-acquisition_67837.html
February 16, 2015
Bayer is planning to reorganize its life science businesses, which include its health-care and crop science businesses, in anticipation of the separation of Bayer MaterialScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-to-reorganize-life-sciences-businesses-after-BMS-separation_67783.html
February 16, 2015
Plant Impact Plc today announced that it has signed an agreement with Bayer CropScience to develop yield-enhancing technologies for soy cultivation.  The agreement encompasses a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-and-Plant-Impact-sign-soy-deal-covering-the-Americas_67815.html
February 11, 2015
A Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) subsidiary says that it has purchased the herbicide assets of norflurazon or Solicam from a Syngenta crop protection subsidiary headquartered in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Tessenderlo-acquires-certain-herbicide-assets-from-Syngenta_67716.html
February 9, 2015
Compass Minerals today reported fourth quarter net income up 38% year-on-year (YOY), to $80.5 million, or $2.38/share, on sales up 12%, to $433.4 million. Earnings easily beat...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Compass-Minerals-earnings-soar-past-estimates-on-strong-pricing_67670.html
February 5, 2015
Agricultural chemical firm Nufarm (Melbourne) today announced that the company will permanently close its plant in Botlek at Rotterdam, the Netherlands; and implement efficiency...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-to-close-manufacturing-plant-in-the-Netherlands_67525.html
February 4, 2015
Regulatory issues, most prominently reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and trade barriers, have been key topics of discussion at Informex 2015, held this week in New...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Informex-2015-Regulatory-hurdles-persist-as-industry-expects-growth_67510.html
February 4, 2015
Syngenta today reported fourth-quarter integrated—but excluding lawn and garden—sales of $3.47 billion, 8.0% up on the year-earlier quarter and up 12% at constant exchange...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-reports-virtually-unchanged-earnings-on-higher-sales-expects-unchanged-results-in-2015_67475.html
February 4, 2015
Nufarm's chairman Donald McGauchie, today announced that managing director and CEO Doug Rathbone had stepped down and that a global search for his , replacement had commenced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Nufarm-appoints-acting-CEO-implements-cost-cutting-measures_67482.html
February 3, 2015
BASF in Japan said today that it will launch Kanetsugu-Radical Jumbo, a rice herbicide that can help Japanese rice farmers control weeds more effectively. The product will be available...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-launches-rice-herbicide-in-Japan_67394.html
February 3, 2015
Sumitomo Corp. has acquired a 65% share of Agro Amazonia Produtos Agropecuarios (Cuiaba, Brazil), a distributor of farm and livestock supplies—including agricultural chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Sumitomo-Corp-acquires-65-percent-stake-in-Brazil-agchem-fertilizer-distributor_67450.html
February 2, 2015
FMC says it has acquired all global rights to a novel, proprietary herbicide from Kumiai Chemical Industry and Ihara Chemical Industry. FMC says the new herbicide is highly effective...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-acquires-rights-to-novel-herbicide_67409.html
February 2, 2015
France’s agriculture minister, Stéphane Le Foll, has launched an ambitious plan to cut the use of synthetic crop protection chemicals by 25% by 2020 and 50% by 2025. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/France-launches-plan-to-cut-use-of-crop-protection-chemicals_67396.html
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