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June 26, 2008
A decision made today by the Egyptian Parliament brings into question Agrium's position in a $1.4-billion fertilizer complex that the company's majority-owned jv EAgrium (Cairo) is...
June 20, 2008
Industry body the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels), in conjunction with its sub-group the Agrochemicals Intermediates Manufacturers in Europe (AIME), at specialty and...
June 2, 2008
Strong grain demand has created a more fertile playing field for major agricultural biotechnology firms, which have spent the last decade competing for market share in this relatively...
April 28, 2008
The first-quarter earnings season for U.S. basic and diversified chemical companies started strong, despite continued weak U.S. demand and surging raw material costs, producers say...
April 28, 2008
Tight supply for grains and other crops have raised global demand for fertilizers, PotashCorp says. The company’s net income soared 186%, to $566 million ($1.74/share), on sales...
April 28, 2008
Tight markets for agricultural crops fueled rising demand for fertilizers in the first quarter of 2008, pushing fertilizer prices considerably higher, says Yara International (Oslo)...
April 22, 2008
DuPont reported first-quarter net income up 19%, to $1.2 billion ($1.31/share), excluding $52 million in special items in the year-ago period. First Call's (Boston) consensus estimate...
April 18, 2008
Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs...
April 18, 2008
The first-quarter earnings season is expected to be a mixed bag for U.S. chemical companies, analysts say. Results may be better than expected across certain sectors, including...
April 7, 2008
The European Crop Protection Association (ECPA; Brussels) says it has joined with European and Ukranian officials to combat counterfeit pesticides in the Ukraine, in which there has...
April 3, 2008
Syngenta says its financial performance for the first quarter of the year has exceeded expectations and that preliminary sales for the period are likely to have risen 20% compared with...
April 2, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) and Syngenta have finalized an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize R&H’s Invinsa crop protection technology, currently under development by...
March 26, 2008
Monsanto says it has raised its fiscal second-quarter and full-year 2008 outlook, reflecting the company's leading corn market share positions, accelerated penetration of trait...
March 18, 2008
BASF Crop Protection has introduced two new pesticide molecules to the agrochemicals market that it says are part of the company’s “new generation” from its pipeline...
March 18, 2008
Hikal Ltd. (Mumbai) says that it has signed a long-term contract manufacturing agreement with Bayer CropScience AG (Monheim am Rhein, Germany) for supplying active ingredients for crop...
March 10, 2008
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) says it has acquired a crop protection ingredients plant at Marsing, Idaho from Bayer CropScience. Terms were not disclosed. The site has...
March 10, 2008
Agchem company Nufarm (Melbourne) says it has acquired AH Marks Holdings (Wyke, U.K.) and has signed an agreement to acquire Etigra (Cary, NC), for a combined total of $236 million...
March 10, 2008
BASF Crop Protection has introduced two new pesticide molecules to the agrochemicals market which it says are part of the company’s “new generation” from its...
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