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August 17, 2012
Dow Chemical says its Dow AgroSciences subsidiary and the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG; Adelaide, Australia) have entered into a crop improvement research...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-AgroSciences-ACPFG-to-Collaborate-on-Crop-Development_45708.html
August 16, 2012
Bayer CropScience says it plans to invest €12 million ($14.8 million) to establish a breeding center focused on wheat and oilseeds in the Winmera region, near Horsham in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-to-Build-Wheat-and-Oilseeds-Breeding-Center-in-Australia_45497.html
August 6, 2012
Agrium reported net earnings of $860 million for the second quarter 2012, up 20% from the year-ago quarter. Adjusted earnings exclude a pre-tax gain of $3 million on natural gas and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Agriums-Earnings-and-Sales-Soar_45431.html
July 30, 2012
Bayer CropScience says it has formed a partnership with Australia’s national research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO; Clayton...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-Australian-Organizations-Partner-to-Increase-Wheat-Yield_45245.html
July 26, 2012
Syngenta says sales and net profits increased 7% and 5% in the first half of 2012, to $8.26 billion and $1.5 billion, respectively. The company recorded $1.84 billion in operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-Reports-Strong-First-Half-Performance_45203.html
July 6, 2012
Dow AgroSciences has announced a deal with The Royal Barenbrug Group to develop and commercialize advanced germplasm in forage seeds. The companies, under terms of the agreement, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Dow-in-Deal-to-Develop-Forage-Germplasm_44718.html
June 27, 2012
Record seed volumes and better-than-expected demand for crop protection products boosted Monsanto’s third quarter earnings ahead of analysts’ estimates and its own...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Tops-Estimates-on-Record-Seed-Sales_44508.html
June 19, 2012
Monsanto has filed suit against DuPont and its Pioneer Hi-Bred seeds business for infringing a laser-assisted seed chipping technique that Monsanto says greatly speeds the development...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Sues-DuPont-Over-Seed-Development-Technology_44314.html
June 12, 2012
Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer, says it has agreed to acquire the watermelon and melon seeds business of privately owned seed company Abbott & Cobb (Feasterville, PA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-CropScience-to-Acquire-Watermelon-and-Melon-Seed-Business-of-U-S-Firm_44099.html
June 7, 2012
Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer, inaugurated today the expansion of its center for vegetable R&D at Leudal, the Netherlands. The expanded R&D building covers an area of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Bayer-Completes-Expansion-of-Vegetable-R-and-D-Center-in-the-Netherlands_44033.html
May 30, 2012
Syngenta says it plans to build a $1-billion business in Africa over the next 10 years and that the company will make cumulative investments of over $500 million in support of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Syngenta-to-Invest-$500-Million-in-Africa_43579.html
May 30, 2012
Monsanto increased its profit outlook for its 2012 fiscal year, citing strong seed sales through the end of the North and South American growing seasons. The company expects earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Raises-Full-Year-Outlook_43810.html
May 30, 2012
Monsanto announced plans today to extend its business into biologics for pest or virus control and planting technologies in order to offer incremental growth opportunities beyond...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Expands-Into-Ag-Biologics-and-Planting-Technology_43691.html
May 29, 2012
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) says it will establish a new manufacturing facility at Chicago Heights, IL to support growth in the fungicides, insecticides and seed treatment segments...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Nufarm-to-Build-Manufacturing-Facility-in-U-S-_43753.html
May 11, 2012
ADM’s (Decatur, IL) third-quarter 2012, ending March 31, net earnings fell 31% year-on-year, to $399 million.  Adjusted earnings fell 12%, to 78 cts/share and include the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/ADMs-Third-Quarter-Earnings-Fall-Sales-Increase_43363.html
April 25, 2012
Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark), an enzymes technology firm, has recorded first quarter net profits for the year of DK510 million ($91 million), up 4% compared with the same period one...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Novozymes-Earnings-Up-4-percent-CEO-Expects-Higher-Growth-for-Full-Year-update_42956.html
April 16, 2012
DuPont says it has opened its Beaver Creek plant genetics facility in Johnson, IA to support its Pioneer Hi-Bred agriculture business. Experts in plant physiology, molecular biology...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/DuPont-Opens-$40-Million-Seeds-Lab-in-Iowa_42581.html
April 10, 2012
Scientists from Fudan University (Shanghai, China) have genetically modified (GM) a strain of cotton featuring longer fibers suited to making high-end cotton products. The longer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Chinese-University-Develops-GM-Cotton-with-Longer-Fibers_42601.html
April 4, 2012
Strong demand for genetically modified corn seeds in the U.S. and Latin American bolstered Monsanto’s second-quarter results, and the company lifted its full-year guidance on...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/Monsanto-Posts-Profit-Gains-Increases-2012-Outlook_42477.html
April 2, 2012
French farmers and seed firms are appealing a March 16th decision by the French government to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified maize, MON810. Plaintiffs include The General...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/seeds_and_traits/French-Farm-and-Seed-Groups-Appeal-GMO-Ban_42398.html
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