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September 14, 2010
Under the terms of the deal, Monsanto will have exclusive rights to AgraQuest's microorganisms for seed treatments in its core crops and vegetables....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-and-AgraQuest-Sign-Seed-Treatment-Deal_29476.html
September 2, 2010
Dow AgroSciences says it will acquire the assets of seed company Grand Valley Hybrids (Grand Junction, CO). The acquisition complements Dow AgroSciences’ Mycogen seeds brand and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroSciences-to-Acquire-Assets-of-Seed-Company_29242.html
August 12, 2010
Researchers at the University of California (San Diego) have called for the development of new genetically modified (GM) strains of rice to withstand increasing temperatures in Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/New-GM-Rice-Strains-Needed-to-Withstand-Rising-Temperatures_28747.html
July 14, 2010
The move, which would allow EU member states to accelerate efforts to ban or approve biotech crops, follows years of disputes involving countries opposed to the crops....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EU-to-Allow-States-More-Freedom-to-Legislate-on-GM-Crops_28048.html
July 14, 2010
Bayer CropScience and Syngenta have entered into a long-term business agreement under which Syngenta has granted Bayer CropScience a worldwide, non-exclusive license for use of VIPCOT...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-and-Syngenta-Sign-Cotton-Technology-Licensing-Deal_28040.html
July 8, 2010
The U.S. EPA says it has fined Monsanto $2.5 million for selling genetically engineered cotton in restricted Texas counties without the proper planting restriction labels and growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EPA-Fines-Monsanto_27912.html
July 7, 2010
The two firms say they have expanded their joint development deal to include wheat, and will increase their combined financial investment by up to $1 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Expands-R-and-D-Deal-with-BASF-Loses-Bid-to-Block-EU-Soy-Meal-Sales_27863.html
July 1, 2010
Monsanto says it posted earnings of $384 million for its fiscal third-quarter ended May 31, down 45% from the same period last year. Earnings of 81 cts/share on an ongoing basis beat analysts' estimates of 79 cts/share, as reported by Thomson One (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Weak-Glyphosate-Profits-Drag-Down-Monsantos-Third-Quarter_27753.html
June 29, 2010
If approved, the corn would also reduce refuge requirements to 5%, from average refuges that range between 20%-50%, generating significant yield benefits for farmers, Monsanto says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Seeks-Second-Refuge-in-the-Bag-Approval_27727.html
June 2, 2010
The deal grants Dow  a non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license in the U.S. to develop, produce, sell and sublicense seed and germplasm with Roundup Ready 2 Yield technology....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroScience-Licenses-Monsantos-Soybean-Trait_27120.html
May 27, 2010
The company says it now expects full-year earnings of $2.40-$2.60/share, compared to its previous estimates of $3.10-$3.30/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Cuts-Forecast-Announces-Dramatic-Changes-to-Roundup-Strategy_27056.html
May 20, 2010
Dow AgroSciences and Bayer CropScience say they have agreed to cross-license their cotton traits. The agreement allows Dow to market Bayer's glyphosate-tolerant trait in its own...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroScience-Bayer-CropScience-Swap-Cotton-Traits_26864.html
May 20, 2010
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says its wholly owned subsidiary Nuseed Americas has acquired the oilseed and confection sunflower business of Flower Genetics (Woodland, CA). Flower...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Nufarm-Acquires-Oilseed-and-Sunflower-Business-of-Flower-Genetics_26858.html
May 4, 2010
DuPont says it is the first EPA approval for an "in-the-bag" solution to manage EPA's requirement that 20% of the corn farmers plant not include an insect protection trait to deter corn pests from developing resistance to biotech traits....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/EPA-Approves-DuPont-Refuge-in-a-Bag-Corn-Seeds_26506.html
April 12, 2010
DuPont says that its Pioneer Philippines business has inaugurated the first phase of its new production plant at Tarlac City, Philippines. The facility is expected to produce 3,500...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Opens-Seed-Production-Plant-in-Philippines_25999.html
April 7, 2010
The company reported net income of $887 million, compared to $1.1 billion in the same year ago quarter, on sales down 4%, to $2.9 billion. Earnings per share of $1.60 fell short of analysts' expectations of $1.73/share, according to Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Reports-Drop-in-Income-Says-2012-Profit-Goal-is-Unlikely_25843.html
March 12, 2010
The meeting at Ankeny, IA the first time U.S. regulators have scrutinized competition and regulation in the seed market, and come amid competitors' and farmers' accusations of antitrust behavior by seed industry's market leader Monsanto....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DOJ-Begins-Antitrust-Inquiry-into-Seeds_25378.html
March 9, 2010
The site's research will focus on breeding higher-yielding corn hybrids with greater resistance to disease and other stresses prevalent in the south....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-to-Build-Corn-Breeding-Facility-in-Mississippi_25241.html
March 7, 2010
DuPont says its Pioneer Hi-Bred business will construct a commercial and parent soybean seed production facility at New Madrid County, MO with an investment of about $55 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-to-Build-Soybean-Seed-Facility_25213.html
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