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December 3, 2013
PotashCorp announced today that it is taking the “difficult but necessary” step to reduce its workforce in Canada, the United States, and Trinidad by approximately 18%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/PotashCorp-to-slash-more-than-1000-jobs-close-plants-to-improve-performance_57046.html
December 3, 2013
Makhteshim Agan, the world leader in branded, off-patent crop protection solutions, announced today that it has acquired Agrovita, a distributor of crop protection products in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-Agan-acquires-Slovak-agchems-distributor-Agrovita_57041.html
November 13, 2013
NorthEdge Capital (Manchester, UK), a private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has acquired Fine Industries (Seal Sands, UK), a manufacturer of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/NorthEdge-Capital-acquires-UK-firm-Fine-Industries_56662.html
November 10, 2013
Makhteshim Agan, the world’s leading supplier of generic crop protection chemicals, on Sunday reported a large increase in third-quarter profits and sales buoyed by improved...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-Agan-reports-highest-third-quarter-sales-in-its-history_56603.html
November 5, 2013
BASF announced today that it filed legal action challenging the EU Commission’s decision to restrict major seed treatment uses of the company's fipronil insecticide in the EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-sues-EU-over-fipronil-ban_56466.html
October 31, 2013
American Vanguard (Amvac) reports third-quarter net income increased 9.9% year-over-year (YOY), to $8.9 million, on stronger sales of crop protection products. Sales increased 8.2%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Amvac-posts-10-percent-profit-gain_56366.html
October 30, 2013
Syngenta says it has registered Fortenza, a novel insecticide for use on soybean, corn, and sunflower, in Argentina. The company says that further registration is pending in several...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-launches-insecticide-for-seed-treatment_56311.html
October 23, 2013
Monsanto has named current president and chief commercial officer Brett Begemann as president and COO, effective immediately—expanding his role to oversee global commercial...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsantos-Begemann-named-COO_56133.html
October 17, 2013
Syngenta says its third-quarter sales rose by 11%, at constant exchange rates, to $2.9 billion. Sales in Latin  America rose by 17%, to $1.2 billion; Europe, Mideast, and Africa...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-posts-11-percent-sales-increase-maintains-full-year-target_55991.html
October 11, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on fluopyram, which is proposed for use as a fungicide in agriculture, horticulture, and viticulture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-fluopyram_55893.html
October 8, 2013
Dow AgroSciences announced today that it has won a second lawsuit in a patent infringement fray with Bayer CropScience over Dow’s Enlist herbicide-resistant technology. Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Court-rules-Dow-seed-does-not-infringe-Bayer-CropScience-patents_55750.html
October 7, 2013
FMC and Chr. Hansen (Hørsholm, Denmark), a global bioscience company specializing in cultures, enzymes, and fermentation, announced today that they have signed an exclusive...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-and-Chr-Hansen-sign-biological-crop-protection-deal-FMC-buys-CAEB_55703.html
October 4, 2013
Dow AgroSciences is advancing an insect-resistant soybean for South America that, if approved, will compete directly with a newly launched seed Monsanto expects to be its next...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-developing-competitor-to-Monsantos-Intacta-soybean_55678.html
October 2, 2013
Monsanto reports a wider-than-expected loss for its seasonally weak quarter and missed analyst forecasts as year-over-year (YOY) gains in corn seed and glyphosate sales were not enough...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-misses-estimates-announces-$930-million-data-analytics-acquisition_55580.html
October 2, 2013
BASF, the third-largest agricultural chemicals producer, behind Syngenta and Bayer CropScience, has raised its 2020 crop protection sales targets to €8 billion ($10.8 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-raises-2020-crop-protection-sales-targets-ups-investments_55574.html
September 30, 2013
Plant health and nutrition firm Verdesian Life Sciences (Cary, NC) announced today that it has acquired INTX Microbials (Kentland, IN). The deal adds inoculant, seed treatment, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Verdesian-Life-Sciences-acquires-INTX-Microbials_55502.html
September 24, 2013
Evogene (Rehovot, Israel), a plant genomics firm in which Monsanto and Bayer hold 8.7% and 4.6% stakes, respectively, announced today that it has filed a registration statement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Evogene-files-for-IPO-worth-up-to-$60-million_55406.html
September 23, 2013
Agrium announced today that it is raising its annual dividend by 50%, to $3/share. The dividend will be paid in quarterly installments of 75 cts/share, the company says. The next...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Agrium-increases-annual-dividend-by-50-percent-expects-volume-declines_55366.html
September 20, 2013
Syngenta has launched a major initiative to promote its role in ensuring world food supplies, resource conservation, and the growth of sustainable farming. Dubbed "The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-launches-six-point-initiative-to-promote-its-role-in-world-food-security_55251.html
September 19, 2013
Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA; Ottawa) has determined that current agricultural practices related to the use of neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Canada-plans-protective-measures-consultation-covering-neonicotinoid-use-on-corn-soybeans_55259.html
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