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April 19, 2016Plant breeder KWS (Einbeck, Germany) is divesting its conventional seed potato business to Stet Holland (Emmeloord, Netherlands in a transaction due to be completed by mid-2016. The...
March 28, 2016Four US Senators are urging the US Department of Treasury to review China National Chemical Corp.'s (ChemChina) proposed acquisition of leading agchems producer Syngenta for potential...
March 2, 2016Monsanto lowered its outlook for its 2016 fiscal year as weak pricing in seeds and delayed approval for dicamba added to an already weak ag market. The company expects to earn...
February 18, 2016Big M&A deal: Ren Jianxin(l.), chairman of ChemChina; and Michel Demaré addressing the media. The consolidation of the agricultural chemicals industry may be entering its...
February 1, 2016Vilmorin (Paris) announced on Monday that it has acquired Genica Research (Dixon, CA), which specializes in research, breeding, production, and distribution of hybrid vegetable seeds...
January 13, 2016Monsanto 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...
January 8, 2016The outlook for agricultural inputs, including seeds, crop protection chemicals, and fertilizers, remains weak for 2016. High inventories and low commodity prices do not support...
January 6, 2016Monsanto 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...
December 18, 2015A 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...
September 17, 2015Biopolymers 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...