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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
January 28, 2015
BASF announced today that Sherwood Chemicals Australasia has reached a settlement with BASF relating to the infringement of BASF fipronil patent. Fipronil is the active ingredient in...
January 20, 2015
Bayer CropScience says it has has received registration for its new insecticide Sivanto from EPA. Sivanto, which was developed to control devastating sucking pests on fruits and...
January 14, 2015
The European Union will devolve to its 28 individual member states the power to authorize the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops, allowing national governments to either...
January 7, 2015
Monsanto today reported a 35% slide in first-quarter profits due to lower corn acres in South America and a shift in timing of herbicide sales,  but said it continues to expect...
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