Europe
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.

Pam Marrone
Americas

Q&A with Pam Marrone on the World’s First All-Biological Seed Treatment

Treatments show reduction of corn rootworm and nematodes.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Announces Changes in Board of Directors

ChemChina and Syngenta announced changes relating to the new Board of Directors of Syngenta following the closing of the ChemChina transaction.

Agrichemicals

ChemChina Reconfirms Timeline for Public Offering of Syngenta Shares, ADSs

In response to speculation in the market, ChemChina reconfirmed that all regulatory approvals and conditions required for the closing of

Agrichemicals

Syngenta 1st-Qtr Sales Dip on Pricing, Cold Weather

Syngenta reported its first-quarter group sales of $3.7 billion were 1% lower from a year ago, hurt by lower pricing, a cold weather in Northern and Central Europe, and reduced demand for fungicides and herbicides in Brazil and Paraguay.

Europe

KNE Certis Forms Distribution Agreement with Nufarm

After reaching an important agreement earlier this year with Nufarm Europe, KNE Certis has taken over responsibility for the exclusive

Agrichemicals

While Neonics Face Battle, Glyphosate’s Future Promising in EU

EU is poised to renew glyphosate’s authorization for another 15 years, after a key committee backs research supporting the active ingredient’s safety.

Agrichemicals

Belchim Crop Protection Acquires Proagro GmbH

Belchim Crop Protection, based in Londerzeel, Belgium, is expanding its agrochemical business in Germany by purchasing a 100 % shareholding

Agrichemicals

Bayer, Monsanto Explore Asset Sale

Bayer and Monsanto are exploring the sale of about $2.5 billion of assets as they seek regulatory approval for their $66 billion

Asia

Stockton Enters Distribution Agreement in China

“We project a big future in this market as Asia is emerging as a key player in plant biotechnology,” said Guy Elitzur, CEO of Stockton.

Agrichemicals

BASF Agricultural Solutions Quarterly Sales Jump 10%

BASF’s Agricultural Solutions business posted a 10% in quarterly sales on higher volumes. In the Agricultural Solutions segment, sales in

Agrichemicals

Mitsui Acquires 10% Stake in Belchim Crop Protection

The companies cited lengthy development cycles, increased regulatory demands and costs and market changes for intensifying their cooperation.

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta Sales Boosted by Strength in Europe, Africa and Middle East

The company expects its pending merger with ChemChina to close in the second quarter of 2017.

Americas

Bi-PA Invests in Innovate AG’s Novel Bioinsecticide

Bi-PA has acquired a 25% shareholding position in Innovate AG, an Australian company that has patented a plant extract to

Agrichemicals

Stockton’s ‘Hybrid’ Conventional/Bio Fungicide Registered in Israel

REGEV, its first ever hybrid fungicide, obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture in Israel for the control of fungal plant diseases.

Africa/Middle East

Conference Highlights Stoller Product Performance on Crops Across the Globe

Stoller Group might have 14 wholly owned subsidiaries operating in more than 50 countries around the world, but the 46-year-old

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Agrichemicals

Albaugh Partners on Herbicide-Tolerant Wheat Production System

CoAxium Wheat Production System is a joint collaboration driven to deliver innovative and novel solutions for wheat producers in North America and beyond.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Seed Treatment Insecticide Gets EPA Approval

The active ingredient in Fortenza, cyantraniliprole, is labeled to protect against above- and below-ground insects.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Seeking Approval for New Dicamba Premix

Upon registration by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the herbicide will be marketed as Tavium® plus VaporGrip® Technology (Tay-vee-um).

Americas

The Mixing Bowl Event Connects Technology, Food, and Ag Innovators

For the fourth consecutive year, The Mixing Bowl presents FOOD IT, under the theme “Fork to Farm.” Action-oriented entrepreneurs, industry

Asia

Acadian Plant Health Launches Biostimulants, BioSwitch Technology in India

Acadian Plant Health (APH), a division of Acadian Seaplants Ltd. (ASL), announces new partnerships and the launch of its biostimulants