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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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Seals-Seed-Deal_13099.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Agchem-Majors-Agree-on-Two-Separate-Collaborations_12653.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Aims-to-Double-Crop-Yield-by-2030_12326.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-Martek-Form-Canola-Seed-Pact_12216.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/France-Passes-GM-Crop-Bill-_12223.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-and-Syngenta-Settle-GM-Seed-Disputes-Share-Technologies_12227.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/BASF-Monsanto-Plan-2012-Launch-of-Drought-Tolerant-Corn_11950.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Fertilizer-Pesticide-and-Seed-Firms-Ride-Global-Ag-Boom_11446.html
April 8, 2008
DuPont says that its Pioneer Hi-Bred subsidiary has opened a new state-of-the-art canola seed production facility at Lethbridge, Canada. The $12-million facility is part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Opens-New-Canola-Plant_11210.html
April 8, 2008
Monsanto reported net income for the second quarter of $1.13 billion ($2.02/share), more than double the company’s net income of $543 million in the year-ago period. Sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsantos-Profits-Surge-on-Strong-Seeds-and-Traits_11222.html
April 3, 2008
Syngenta says its financial performance for the first quarter of the year has exceeded expectations and that preliminary sales for the period are likely to have risen 20% compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Expects-a-Sales-Rise-of-20-percent-in-the-First-Quarter_11189.html
March 26, 2008
Monsanto says it has raised its fiscal second-quarter and full-year 2008 outlook, reflecting the company's leading corn market share positions, accelerated penetration of trait...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Boosts-2008-Forecast_11013.html
March 3, 2008
EPA, FDA, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture say that Dow AgroSciences inadvertent release of an unregistered genetically modified (GM) pesticide product poses no public health...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-Detects-Unregistered-GM-Strain_10643.html
February 25, 2008
DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred subsidiary says it has entered into an agreement with Syngenta, under which Pioneer gains access to Syngenta’s new insect-protection trait for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Pioneer-Hi-Bred-Licenses-Syngentas-Pest-Control-Seed-Trait-for-Corn_10514.html
February 12, 2008
DuPont says it has formed a collaboration with Precision BioSciences (Research Park Triangle, NC) under which DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred business gains rights to Precision’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Acquires-Rights-to-Crop-Development-Technology_10295.html
February 4, 2008
Monsanto says that France’s decision to ban the company’s MON810 genetically modified (GM) corn will damage the entire plant biotechnology sector. French president Nicolas...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Slams-French-Ban-on-the-Companys-GM-Corn_10156.html
January 22, 2008
French president Nicolas Sarkozy has decreed that cultivation of Monsanto’s MON810 genetically modified (GM) corn will be banned in France at least until the end of this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/French-Ban-on-Monsanto-GM-Corn-Could-Spark-U-S-Retaliation_9871.html
January 14, 2008
Global demand for agricultural products including genetically modified (GM) seeds, fertilizers, and crop protection chemicals will remain strong this year, says Kevin McCarthy, analyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Agriculture_9754.html
December 4, 2007
DuPont says its agriculture and nutrition business platform is on track to meet its previously announced full-year 2007 outlook. The company expects sales from its ag and nutrition...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Reaffirms-Bullish-Outlook-for-Ag-and-Nutrition-Forms-JV-with-Chinese-Biotech-Firm_9198.html
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