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DuPont Pioneer Introduces New Enabling Technology to Boost Soybean Yields

DuPont Pioneer announced today the introduction of Accelerated Yield Technology 4.0 (AYT 4.0). The new enabling technology allows DuPont Pioneer

Agrichemicals

Summit Agro USA Rises to the Challenge

CEO Bill Lewis knows mergers — expertise that will prove critical for the mid-size distribution player in the coming year.

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FMC Names Andy Hedgecock Global Regulatory Affairs Director

FMC Corp. has named Andy Hedgecock as Global Regulatory Affairs Director for FMC Agricultural Solutions.  He joins the company this

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Bayer Boosts Monsanto Offer, Provides ‘Certainty on Financing and Regulatory Matters’

Monsanto all-cash offer increased to $125 per share on July 1 after additional information received in private discussions.

Americas

Marrone Bio Innovations Biofungicide Approved in Canada for Wheat, Soybeans

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for the agriculture, turf and ornamental

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Monsanto, DuPont Enter Dicamba Supply Agreement

Monsanto Co. and DuPont announced a multi-year dicamba supply agreement for the U.S. and Canada. Terms of the agreement were

Africa/Middle East

State of the Industry 2016: The Mantra: Adapt and Innovate in Difficult Times

Crop protection companies are battling an epic combination of challenges, but find ways to keep growing.

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Monsanto Profit Falls on ‘Unforeseen Level of Challenges’ in 2016

Monsanto’s third-quarter profit fell sharply from a year ago, hurt by lower corn and soybean seed and crop protection sales.

Americas

Marrone Bio Innovations, Groundwork BioAg to Collaborate on Seed Treatment Development

Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) and Groundwork BioAg announced a collaboration to create and commercialize the world’s first all-biological comprehensive seed

Americas

Monsanto Enters Genome-Editing Deal with Nomad Bioscience

Monsanto Company and Nomad Bioscience GmbH have announced a licensing agreement whereby Monsanto has obtained rights to apply Nomad’s proprietary

Americas

Monsanto, TargetGene Sign Gene-Editing Licensing Deal

Monsanto Company and TargetGene Biotechnologies LTD, a pioneer in genome-editing technologies, have announced a license agreement to advance the application

Agrichemicals

How to Request Temporary Duty Suspension in the U.S.

As you may know, about a month ago, U.S. Congress passed and the President signed into law a new process

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Monsanto, Remington Form Joint Venture Focused on Sorghum

Monsanto Co. and Remington Holding Co. are forming a new joint venture with an initial strategic focus on sorghum. The

Africa/Middle East

Why the West Forgot the Farm, and How We’re Rediscovering Them

About 1% of the U.S. population are full-time farmers on 2.2 million farms. In the EU about 2.5% of the

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Oxiteno, Ashland Form Agchem Partnership

Oxiteno and Ashland, leaders in the specialty chemical segment, announced their entrance into a cooperative relationship involving the companies’ operations

Americas

DuPont Pioneer, Hexima Discover Novel Insect Control Gene

DuPont Pioneer and Hexima announced the discovery of a novel insect control gene that is active against certain crop-destroying insects

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Grain Production Increases Drive Brazilian Crop Protection Market

By Erica Franconere Kleffmann Group Brazil is recognized worldwide as the greatest consumer of crop protection products (CPP) and represents

Africa/Middle East

Humans For Agriculture: A European View on Changing Attitudes Toward Biotech

James Gurney is a France-based microbiologist who comes from a farming family in the UK. Gurney, along with fellow long-time

Americas

Koch to Market Marrone’s Regalia Biopesticide for Row Crops

Marrone Bio Innovations said that Koch Agronomic Services, with support from its affiliate, Koch Biological Solutions has secured exclusive rights

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Syngenta Revenue, Profit Drop in First Half of 2016

Despite falling earnings across most of its markets, including crop protection, during the first half of 2016 Syngenta remains optimistic

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Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Gain EU Import Approval

Monsanto Company announced that the European Commission has granted import approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans. This milestone allows for

Agrichemicals

Red Sun: Product Prices Hit ‘Record Low’ in First Half ’16

Nanjing Red Sun Co. reported that its first-half 2016 results were impacted by overcapacity, lack of market demand at home

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FMC Corporation Elects Amy O’Shea as Vice President

FMC Corporation has elected Amy O’Shea a vice president of FMC by its Board of Directors. O’Shea was recently appointed business director

Americas

DuPont Pioneer Introduces New Enabling Technology to Boost Soybean Yields

DuPont Pioneer announced today the introduction of Accelerated Yield Technology 4.0 (AYT 4.0). The new enabling technology allows DuPont Pioneer