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February 1, 2016
Vilmorin (Paris) announced on Monday that it has acquired Genica Research (Dixon, CA), which specializes in research, breeding, production, and distribution of hybrid vegetable seeds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Vilmorin-buys-US-vegetable-seeds-company-Genica-Research_76841.html
January 13, 2016
Monsanto says it is planning a new cotton seed processing facility in Lubbock, Texas. Construction of the $140 million facility is expected to begin in March and be completed in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-plans-$140-million-cotton-seed-processing-hub_76392.html
January 8, 2016
The outlook for agricultural inputs, including seeds, crop protection chemicals, and fertilizers, remains weak for 2016. High inventories and low commodity prices do not support...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Outlook-agriculture-Trough-conditions-persist_76298.html
January 6, 2016
Monsanto and Novozymes say they are planning to launch a jointly developed corn inoculant in 2017 after US field trials showed the seed coating increased yields by an average of 4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Novozymes-to-launch-corn-inoculant-in-2017_76201.html
December 18, 2015
A survey released today by the Alliance of critical Syngenta shareholders found that 79% of respondents support an auction to sell the company, and 98% support change at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dissident-shareholder-survey-calls-for-sale-of-Syngenta_75978.html
September 17, 2015
Biopolymers firm Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) announced today that it is spinning out its crop science activities into a new company, Yield10 Bioscience. Yield10 is developing proprietary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Metabolix-launches-crop-science-business_73742.html
September 9, 2015
Dow AgroSciences says Critical Path Services has licensed its Plextein technology, a high-throughput method for detecting multiple proteins in plants using mass spectroscopy. Dow says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Critical-Path-Services-licenses-Dow-plant-protein-detection-technology_73500.html
September 4, 2015
KWS (Einbeck, Germany), a leading agricultural seeds company, has raised its Ebit guidance for the fiscal year, ending 30 June, from the previously anticipated €127 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/KWS-raises-profit-guidance_73437.html
June 1, 2015
Bayer CropScience on Monday announced the signing of an agreement to acquire SeedWorks India (Hyderabad). The company specializes in breeding, production, and marketing of hybrid seeds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-acquires-vegetable-seeds-company-SeedWorks-India_70861.html
April 28, 2015
Dow AgroSciences, Arcadia Biosciences (Davis, CA) and Bioceres (Rosario, Argentina), announced today an agreement to develop and commercialize soybean traits. The collaboration...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-Arcadia-and-Bioceres-ink-soybean-trait-collaboration_69906.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Lower-corn-acres-stunt-Monsantos-first-quarter-results_66616.html
November 24, 2014
Syngenta says it will eliminate or relocate 1,800 jobs as part of an ongoing restructuring program that is expected to generate savings of $265.0 million in 2015. The reductions will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-cuts-to-impact-1800-jobs_65644.html
October 8, 2014
Monsanto has narrowed its loss for its seasonally weak fourth quarter, but both its results and 2015 outlook trail estimates. The company reports a net loss of $156 million compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-narrows-loss_64343.html
October 7, 2014
Agricultural biotechnology firm Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Davis, CA) says it has granted ArborGen a license for its water use efficiency (WUE) and nitrogen use efficiency (NUE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/ArborGen-taps-Arcadia-for-water-and-nitrogen-efficient-technologies_64331.html
September 14, 2014
Cargill said on Friday that it had filed a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds in Louisiana state court, seeking damages from Syngenta for commercializing its Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Cargill-sues-Syngenta-over-sales-of-GMO-corn-Syngenta-says-lawsuit-without-merit-update_63813.html
August 14, 2014
DuPont Pioneer today announced plans to build a $35-million soybean research facility at its Stine Haskell Research Center at Newark, DE. The nearly 134,000 square foot facility will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-plans-$35-million-soybean-research-facility_63189.html
August 11, 2014
Dow AgroSciences and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) of the State of Victoria announced today that they have expanded their joint efforts to advance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-working-with-Australian-state-to-improve-canola_63113.html
July 28, 2014
Over the next four years, Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA)  will enhance its product-development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Biotech-firm-Ceres-to-expand-sorghum-sugarcane-research-in-Brazil-under-innovation-grant_62745.html
July 24, 2014
Wood and cellulose fibers firm Weyerhaeuser (Federal Way, WA) and DuPont Pioneer say they have entered into a technology license agreement that will advance seed technologies to help...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Pioneer-Weyerhaeuser-sign-licensing-deal_62709.html
July 23, 2014
Chromatin (Chicago) a developer of sorghum seeds for agriculture and renewable energy, announced today that it has acquired Production Seeds Plus (Plainview, TX), a producer and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Chromatin-acquires-Texas-sorghum-seed-supplier_62678.html
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