Europe
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

Agrichemicals

Adama Reveals Framework of Merger with Sanonda

Adama Agricultural Solutions today announced that the framework for its merger with Sanonda, a leading Chinese agrichemical producer, has been

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.

Agrichemicals

BASF Sees Challenging Rest of 2016, But Ag Market Remains Attractive

For the remainder of 2016, BASF expects the agricultural market to remain volatile and the business environment to be challenging,

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

Biostimulants

Success Story: How Valagro Overcame Hurdles in the Biostimulant Market

AgriBusiness Global recently sat down with Prem Warrior, Chief Operating Officer of Valagro, a top producer of biostimulants and specialty

Agrichemicals

Certis Europe, K&N Efthymiadis form JV in Eastern and Southern Europe

Certis Europe and K&N Efthymiadis have announced the creation of a new company, KNE Certis, a joint venture which will

Agrichemicals

From the Editor: Brexit and Other Chaos

Uncertainty breeds fear. Unfortunately, Britain’s vote to leave the EU created layers of uncertainty around financial and currency markets around

Africa/Middle East

Live From the Trade Summit: More Generics, More Mergers to Follow a Tough Year

The global crop protection market fell 9.8% to $55.6 billion in 2015, the first decline in the last five years,

Africa/Middle East

Humates Market Surging

“Humic substances are recognized by most soil scientists and agronomists as the most important components of a healthy, fertile soil,”

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Sales Fall 13% in Q2

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business saw a 13% decline in sales in the second quarter, citing a market environment that remains

Agrichemicals

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.

Europe

EuropaBio Reacts to European Commission Approach to GMO Testing Requirements

EuropBio, which promotes and supports biotechnology in the European Union, expressed its disappointment over the European Commission’s decision to disregard

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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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

Industry News

Syngenta Opens North America Seedcare Institute in Minnesota

Syngenta unveiled its new Seedcare Institute in Stanton, Minnesota. More than 150 industry leaders, government officials, Syngenta customers and employees

Industry News

APHIS to Extend Deruglation Status for Two J.R. Simplot GE Potato Lines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has preliminarily determined that it will extend

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