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Syngenta Gets China Import Approval for Agrisure Duracade Corn GM Trait

Import approval granted for food and feed use.

Agrichemicals

Heads of R&D, Global Operations to Leave Syngenta

Trish Malarkey, Head of R&D and Mark Peacock, Head of Global Operations will leave Syngenta at the end of September 2017.

Europe

Stockton STK Receives Registration for Regev in Guatemala

Regev is the first product of its kind formulated with a hybrid patented solution that delivers an effective long-lasting plant disease protection.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto ‘Increasingly Confident’ on Glyphosate Re-registration in Europe

"Discussions have been progressing positively," Begemann said on the company's earnings conference call on June 28.

Agrichemicals

Struggles in Brazil to Blame for Lower Bayer Profit View

Bayer Crop Science said it is lowering its profit outlook for fiscal 2017 due to unexpectedly high channel inventory level

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Targets Seed Acquisitions, China Expansion

Syngenta today announced its new ambition and priorities following the completion of the transaction with ChemChina.

Adjuvants

Clariant Steps Up R&D Investment

Inaugurated on June 21, the new greenhouse at Clariant Innovation Center (CIC) takes Clariant’s Crop Solutions product development support to a new and unique level.

Agrichemicals

It’s India’s Time: Reforms to Shake Up the Sector

"Make in India" is poised to end the tide of booming Chinese exports, which make up 55% of the $925 million India imports worth of technical, intermediates, and finished products each year.

Asia

Bayer Enters Research Agreement in China to Improve Wheat Yields

Bayer has entered into a two-year research agreement with the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Asia

Sumitomo, BASF Sign Agreement to Develop New Fungicide

Sumitomo Chemical and BASF, two of the world’s leading chemical companies, announced today their entry into a collaboration agreement for

Americas

Stockton Signs Distribution Agreement with Duwest Dominicana

Timorex Gold® has been sold by Duwest in the Dominican Republic for the past 8 years, in the organic banana sector with excellent results in the control of the fungus Micosphaerella fijensis.

Agrichemicals

China Regulatory Authority Approves Adama-Sanonda Merger

M&A Panel of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has unconditionally approved its combination with Sanonda.

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U.S. Wheat Exports Set to Overtake Russia as Global Leader

Government numbers show that the U.S. will regain its position as the world’s largest wheat exporter for the first time

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EU Delays Ban of Fungicide in Cambodian Rice

The European Commission has delayed its ban of imported rice containing the chemical Tricyclazole after Cambodian farmers complained the move

Agrichemicals

U.S. Crop Protection Business Drives Adama’s First Quarter

Net income in Adama’s first quarter increased by 13.3% to an all-time record high of $114 million, with an increase

Adjuvants

Specialty Chemical Companies Clariant and Huntsman to Merge

Clariant and Huntsman Corp. announced they will combine in a merger of equals through an all-stock transaction.

Americas

Syngenta Appoints North American Seeds Business Leaders

Syngenta announces two strategic leadership appointments for its North American seeds business to better meet customer needs and drive growth.

Americas

Q&A: What BASF’s Latest Foray into Precision Ag Means For Growers

Jeffrey Spencer, BASF's Development Lead for the Digital Farming Group, talks about the implications of the ZedX acquisition for growers, international expansion plans, and more.

Agrichemicals

BASF Quarterly Sales Rise, Acquires Big Data Firm for Ag

BASF's Agricultural Solutions business reported a 4% rise in quarterly sales on higher volumes and positive currency effects, as prices remained stable.

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European Commission Clears DuPont Deals Linked to Dow Merger

The European Commission has conditionally approved the sale by DuPont of part of its crop protection business to FMC Corp.

Agrichemicals

Bayer CEO Expects EU Nod for Monsanto Deal After Extended Probe

Bayer AG’s CEO said he expects its $66 billion combination with Monsanto Co. to close by the end of the year

Herbicides

Engage Agro Herbicide Granted for Emergency Use in Mint

Engage Agro, a member of the Belchim Group, has announced that Tough 5EC Herbicide (Pyridate) has been granted a Section

Biostimulants

Valagro Reaches Agreement with Syngenta to Supply Biostimulants for Seed Treatment

Valagro, a leader in the production and marketing of biostimulants and specialty nutrients, has signed an agreement with Syngenta, a

Agrichemicals

Huntsman-Clariant Merger Remains on Track

Clariant and Huntsman Corp. have presented a first update on the planned merger of equals to keep their shareholders informed.