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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....
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...
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)....
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....
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....
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...
February 10, 2010
The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF; New Delhi) says that, following a series of nationwide consultations, it has decided to put on hold the commercial cultivation and...
January 20, 2010
BASF Plant Science (Limburgerhof, Germany) and KWS SAAT (Einbeck, Germany) have announced collaboration in plant biotechnology whose aim is to develop sugar beet varieties with...
January 19, 2010
Monsanto says the federal court of St. Louis has ruled in its favor on its patent infringement suit against DuPont's Pioneer Hi-Bred business; DuPont says "litigation is just beginning."...
January 14, 2010
Monsanto says it has provided extensive access to millions of pages of documents to ensure that regulators' questions are addressed, and the civil investigative demand (CID) represents a continuation of that process....
January 13, 2010
At issue were the companies’ respective patents for corn seeds that resist the acetolactate synthase (ALS) herbicide....
January 12, 2010
In the letter, DuPont says Monsanto's licensing agreements prevent seed companies from stacking Monsanto and non-Monsanto technologies in a single seed, a restriction that denies farmers the choice of the best seeds and forces Monsanto customers to rely solely on Monsanto technology....
January 5, 2010
Dow AgroSciences will receive a global license to develop and commercialize stacked combinations of COT102 with its own traits, as well as a license to Syngenta's VipCot cotton varieties stacked with glyphosate tolerance for sale in the U.S....
December 30, 2009
Monsanto will allow farmers to continue growing Roundup Ready 1 (RR1) soybeans beyond the patent's expiration in 2014, countering claims that the company intended to force seed companies to remove RR1 from the market and switch to the second-generation Roundup Ready 2 (RR2) before generic competition becomes available....
December 17, 2009
The trait is designed is designed to provide broader-spectrum control of hard-to-control and glyphsate-resistant weeds, Dow says....
December 8, 2009
DuPont says it will push back commercialization of the corn trait from 2010 to the "middle of the next decade" because comprehensive harvest results failed to meet the company's high yield standards. DuPont's share price tumbled on the news, down about 7% in mid-day trading. Commercialization of the trait in soybeans will be delayed from 2011 to 2013-2014 due to "regulatory policy in key import markets and increasing complexity in managing grain stewardship."...
December 7, 2009
Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences expect to launch the jointly developed stacked-trait corn in 2010....
December 1, 2009
Dow says it will use the technology to create new products in crops, such as increased levels and improved forms of healthier oils....
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