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Markets :: Fine Chemicals/Biotech :: Seeds and traits
Fertilizer, Pesticide, and Seed Firms Ride Global Ag Boom
1:00 PM MDT | April 18, 2008 | Michelle Bryner and Rebecca Coons
Emerging countries’ rapid population growth and higher living standards combined with rising biofuel demand is creating a fertile market for producers of agricultural inputs including agchems, fertilizers, and seeds. The ag boom has caused producers to increase their earnings forecasts and new capacity investments at a time when concerns about the weakening global economy are casting a pall over many other sectors of the chemical industry. “From a big picture perspective, the economic dynamics in agriculture continue to point to a demand-driven ag...
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