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December 15, 2008
DuPont says its seed distribution strategy now includes individual agreements with independent seed companies, in an attempt to increase the global reach of DuPont’s Pioneer...
December 15, 2008
Syngenta says it has entered into an R&D agreement with Dow AgroSciences to evaluate current and future Dow compounds for incorporation into Syngenta’s seed treatment...
December 8, 2008
The European Union (EU) has approved Monsanto’ genetically modified (GM) Roundup Ready 2 Yield (RR2) soybean trait for sale in EU animal feed and food products but not for...
December 5, 2008
Tata Chemicals (Mumbai) says it has signed an agreement to invest S$25 million ($17 million) in jatropha seedling company JOil (Singapore), to help boost Tata Chemicals’ biofuel...
November 18, 2008
Syngenta says it has agreed to acquire SPS Argentina (Buenos Aires), a corn, soybean, and sunflower seed company. Terms were not disclosed. “This investment expands our customer...
September 15, 2008
Bayer CropScience says its growth strategy is based on a strong product development pipeline designed to meet fast-growing market demand. The company detailed the strategy at a...
September 3, 2008
BASF Plant Science and the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB; Ghent, Belgium) say today they have signed a “major cooperation agreement” in the field of plant...
August 18, 2008
Monsanto says it expects gross profit for its corn seeds business to grow by 25% this year, and by another 25%-30% in 2009, amid strong demand. Monsanto attributes the anticipated...
August 4, 2008
BASF says it has filed a lawsuit against the European Commission for “unjustifiably delaying” BASF’s application to cultivate its genetically modified (GM) potato in...
July 25, 2008
BASF says it has initiated legal proceedings against the European Commission for the commission’s “failure to act” to approve BASF’s Amflora genetically...
July 22, 2008
Monsanto says it has completed its previously announced acquisition of corn seed firm Semillas Cristiani Burkard (SCB; Guatemala City). Terms were not disclosed. The deal will...
June 26, 2008
BASF and Monsanto have agreed to work together to market a combination fungicide product and, separately, DuPont and Syngenta have agreed to co-develop and supply a novel pesticide...
June 5, 2008
Monsanto says it will develop seeds that double crop yield for corn, cotton, and soybeans by 2030 as part of its "commitment to help increase global food production in the face of...
June 3, 2008
Dow AgroSciences and Martek Biosciences (Columbia, MD) have formed an alliance to jointly develop and commercialize a canola seed that produces docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3...
June 3, 2008
The French senate has passed a bill regulating genetically modified (GM) crops. The legislation was approved earlier by France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly...
June 3, 2008
Monsanto and Syngenta say they have agreed to settle legal disputes related to their respective genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean businesses. The deal settles patent...
May 20, 2008
Kast: Industry’s largest R&D effort. BASF and Monsanto’s previously announced 50-50 partnership has developed a drought-tolerant corn trait that will boost crop yields...
April 18, 2008
Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs...
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