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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.

Agrichemicals

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.

Agrichemicals

Dow AgroSciences/University of Warwick Discover Unique Herbicide Binding Pattern

Research from Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, have

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

Agrichemicals

Following Brexit: The Future of Crop Protection and GMOs in the EU

The headlines and commentaries can be a little scary: “Brexit Could Trigger the Breakup of the United Kingdom” “More Countries

Agrichemicals

Eden Research’s 3AEY Fungicide Receives Label Extension in Spain and Greece

Eden Research plc’s 3AEY fungicide can now be used to treat vine powdery mildew in Spain and Greece. Eden, along

Africa/Middle East

Stockton Signs Distribution Deal with Syngenta

Biologicals company the Stockton Group has signed an agreement with Syngenta as the exclusive global distributor of a new biofungicide

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

Agrichemicals

Arysta LifeScience Expands Portfolio in Ukraine

Arysta LifeScience Ukraine recently registered five products, including fungicides Evito T and Starpro, herbicides Desperado and Proponit Duo, and plant

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

Europe

BASF Licenses Clearfield Wheat Technology to Northern Seed LLC

BASF has licensed Northern Seed LLC to perform research and development of BASF’s proprietary and patented Clearfield technology in wheat.

Agrichemicals

HELM AG Earns EU Customs Certification

HELM AG was awarded Authorized Economic Operator customs certification under the European Union’s new Customs Code, the first company in

Agrichemicals

Bringing Back the Human Side to Ag

How personal stories, science, and outreach are advancing the public’s acceptance of modern agriculture.

Africa/Middle East

SLIDESHOW: Let’s Tell the Story of Agriculture

How personal stories, science, and outreach are advancing the public's acceptance of modern agriculture.

Agrichemicals

Bayer Exploring Bid for Monsanto – Bloomberg

Bloomberg reported on Thursday that German firm Bayer is exploring a potential acquisition of Monsanto, in a deal that would

Biostimulants

EBIC Calls on Scientific Community to Promote Innovation for Microbial Biostimulants

In March 2016, the European Commission published the draft of a future Regulation on Fertilizing Products. For the first time,

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Agrichemicals

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

Industry News

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

Industry News

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