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November 29, 2007European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas has indicated to agrochemical groups that he will recommend rescinding commercial cultivation approvals for two types of genetically...
November 8, 2007Monsanto says its Dekalb brand corn seed will grow U.S. market share by as much as 10 percentage points through 2012....
November 7, 2007DuPont says it has entered into a research agreement with Evogene (Rehovot, Israel), under which DuPont’s Pioneer Hi-Bred seed business gains exclusive rights to several...
October 19, 2007Syngenta reported third-quarter sales up 21%, to $1.7 billion, driven by strong growth in Latin America. Sales from the company's crop protection business rose 16%, to $1.4 billion...
October 2, 2007The European Court of Justice has ruled that an Austrian ban on genetically modified (GM) crops in certain regions is illegal. Biotechnology industry association EuropaBio (Brussels)...
October 2, 2007Dow Chemical and Monsanto have signed a cross-licensing agreement to combine their insect-protection and weed-control trait technologies in corn seeds. The companies say they plan to...
September 21, 2007DuPont says it is commercializing five soybean varieties that increase yields by as much as 12%/acre. DuPont expects the new soybean varieties to be available for 2008 planting...
September 21, 2007Monsanto says it has acquired Agroeste Sementes (Xanxerê, Santa Catarina), a leading Brazilian hybrid corn seed producer, for about $100 million in cash. The deal boosts...
September 14, 2007The agreement paves the way for an eight-gene stacked combination in corn seed, according to both companies....
September 13, 2007Monsanto says it will provide information regarding its seed, trait, and chemistry related licensing and marketing programs to Iowa’s attorney general....
August 27, 2007DuPont says its agriculture business is on track to reverse a decade-long decline of its North American seeds market share. The company says that full-year 2007 sales from its...
July 30, 2007Rats experienced retarded growth and suffered kidney damage after consuming Monsanto’s MON863 genetically modified (GM) corn under laboratory conditions, according to a study by...
July 30, 2007DuPont has opened a seeds and traits R&D center in Porto Nacional, Brazil. The research center will plant its first crops in June and be fully operational by 2008, DuPont says. The...
July 25, 2007Syngenta says it has agreed to acquire Germany-based Fischer group for about $67 million in cash. Fischer is a privately owned vegetative flowers company specialized in the breeding...
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