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GROWMARK to purchase Suncor’s share of UPI

Agricultural cooperative GROWMARK and Suncor have reached an agreement in which GROWMARK will purchase Suncor’s 50% interest in UPI, Inc.

Americas

DuPont Pioneer: New Way to Control Corn Rootworm Discovered

DuPont Pioneer researchers have discovered a protein from a non-Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacterium source that exhibits promise as an alternative

Americas

Monsanto Licenses CRISPR-Cas from MIT, Harvard

Monsanto Co. announced it has reached a global licensing agreement for the use of the CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology in agriculture

Agrichemicals

Meet UPI’s North America Lead, Vicente Gongora

Meet UPI’s North America General Manager, Vicente Gongora. As a native Brazilian working in the U.S. for one of the

Americas

Micronutrients 2016: Market Updates From Key Suppliers

This is the year that people should be going back to using micronutrients. After all, to open the door, you have to

Africa/Middle East

Arysta LifeScience’s Procurement Revolution

Stephen Pearce wants to change the way crop protection companies think about purchasing. When we talked in late June, Arysta

Americas

Acadian Seaplants Limited Launches Plant Health Division

Acadian Seaplants Limited announced it has re-branded its agricultural products division and has launched the division’s new identity in an effort

Americas

Phyllom BioProducts, Vestaron Extend Research Collaboration

Phyllom BioProducts Corp. and Vestaron Corp. have announced they will extend their research collaboration first announced in August of 2014.

Agrichemicals

Arysta LifeScience Expands Offerings to Univar Canada

Arysta LifeScience Canada recently announced an expansion of its distribution channel in the Prairies with Univar Canada. The expansion includes

Africa/Middle East

Bayer and Monsanto CEOs Discuss the Merger

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto Merger Creates New Global Ag Giant

During the whole of 2016, many of the companies that do business in the agricultural industry have concluded the best

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto: What it Means So Far

More than five months in the making, the Monsanto board of directors accepted Bayer’s $66-billion bid to buy the company.

Adjuvants

Pressure’s Up on Drift Reduction

The pressure was already on for the ag industry to reduce drift. Now, after what the U.S. South experienced over

Agrichemicals

Defending Crop Protection

Despite her Iowa birth, Diane Allemang did not grow up on a farm, though living in the state means “you

Americas

Monsanto Collaborates with Second Genome

Monsanto Co. and Second Genome, Inc. have announced a research agreement to accelerate the discovery of new microbiome-based solutions to

Africa/Middle East

ChemChina Secures Loans in Bid to Acquire Syngenta

ChinaChina (China National Chemical Corp.) “has secured commitments from lenders on a $12.7 billion loan for its purchase of Swiss

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Confirms Sweetened Bid From Bayer

Monsanto Co. on Monday confirmed it has been engaged in “constructive negotiations” with Bayer AG, during which it received an

Africa/Middle East

Environmental Respect Awards Steps Up Efforts in Response to Increased Participation

The Environmental Respect Awards has launched its 27th year of honoring stewardship among agricultural retailers with an improved online entry

Americas

Dips in U.S. Farm Sector Profitability Expected Into 2016

U.S. farm sector profitability is forecast to decline for the third straight year. Net cash farm income for 2016 is

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Americas

GROWMARK to purchase Suncor’s share of UPI

Agricultural cooperative GROWMARK and Suncor have reached an agreement in which GROWMARK will purchase Suncor’s 50% interest in UPI, Inc.

Agrichemicals

CropLife America Asks EPA to Publish for Public Comment Proposed Epidemiological Framework

CropLife America submitted a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Regina McCarthy on Sept. 22 requesting that the Agency

Industry News

HELM AG Transfers Sales of Plant Protection Products in Germany to Belchim Crop Protection

“The common goal of the cooperation is to offer our customers an interesting and powerful portfolio for cereals, oilseed rape,

Biopesticides

Global Distributors Seek More Biological Inputs

For the fifth year, AgriBusiness Global’s annual State of the Industry Survey and special report has explored the growth of

Agrichemicals

Indonesia Market Approaches $500 Million

Agriculture is an important aspect of Indonesian economy; it contributes 15% of the country’s GDP, and it provides employment to