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June 14, 2011
 DuPont reaffirmed that it expects its Agriculture and Nutrition reporting segment, which includes seed, crop protection, and nutrition and health business, to deliver annual...
June 6, 2011
BASF says it has joined a group of international research organizations in a four-year partnership to develop a multi-technology strategy for controlling the invasive striga weed in...
May 25, 2011
Agricultural biotechnology firm Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA) has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) of up to $100 million, according to an SEC document dated May 23. Founded in...
April 6, 2011
Sales increased 6%, to $4.1 billion, with both the company’s seeds and genomics and agricultural productivity segments posting volume gains....
April 4, 2011
Bayer CropScience says it has opened an expanded seed research laboratory in Singapore to support the development of new high-yielding and high-quality seed varieties and hybrids. The...
March 31, 2011
Suit seeks protection from legal action by Monsanto should genetically modified seeds contaminate organic farms....
March 23, 2011
Bayer CropScience has agreed to buy Hornbeck Seed Company Inc. (DeWitt, AK), a privately-held seeds company supplying soybean, rice, and wheat varieties in the southern U.S. market...
March 16, 2011
Dow AgroSciences says it has received approval from Brazilian regulators for planting of the company’s Powercore genetically modified corn. The technology is the first five-gene...
March 16, 2011
The deal includes BASF’s proprietary dicamba formulations and Monsanto’s dicamba-tolerant soybean traits. Pending regulatory approvals, the two companies expect to commercialize the technologies around 2015. Financial terms were not disclosed....
March 8, 2011
Monsanto says it will make an undisclosed equity investment in algae-based research firm Sapphire Energy (San Diego), and the two firms will jointly use Sapphire’s technology platform to discover genes in algae that could be used to improve yield and stress tolerance in agriculture crops....
March 1, 2011
A federal appeals court has overturned a December 2010 decision that ordered genetically modified (GM) sugar beet seedlings be destroyed because they had been improperly authorized by...
February 23, 2011
The seeds include genes conferring both insect resistance to caterpillars and tolerance of Bayer CropScience’s glufosinate-ammonium herbicides....
February 22, 2011
Under the agreement, DuPont will provide proprietary traits and technologies to Advanta to develop seeds with increased productivity....
February 17, 2011
DuPont says it plans to invest more than $50 million over the next five years to expand its genetically modified soybean R&D facilities at Wilmington, DE and Newark, DE. The...
January 12, 2011
Dow AgroSciences and DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred business say they have resolved a dispute over corn seed packaging bearing a jointly developed trait that Dow  says did not properly display the Pioneer brand....
January 6, 2011
Sales increased 8%, to $1.8 billion on higher seeds and genomics revenue. Sales in the company's agricultural productivity segment were flat, after several quarters of steep declines....
December 30, 2010
Agchem firm Rallis India (Mumbai), a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals (Mumbai), has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that it has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in...
December 28, 2010
DuPont says it has acquired Seed Consultants (Washington Court House, OH), and Terral Seed (Lake Providence, LA)....
December 20, 2010
Enzymes technology firm Novozymes has agreed to buy Merck KGaA’s (Darmstadt, Germany) Crop BioScience business for $275 million. The firm’s say they expect to complete the...
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