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July 25, 2008BASF 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, 2008Monsanto 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, 2008BASF 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, 2008Monsanto 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, 2008Dow 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, 2008The 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, 2008Monsanto 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, 2008Kast: 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, 2008Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs...
April 17, 2008The facility will have a global scope, the company says....