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Actagro Announces Positive Corn Trial Results for Proximus

Actagro, a provider of environmentally sustainable soil and plant health technology solutions, released results showing that in over 40 multiyear corn trials, Proximus increased average yield by 10 to 15 bushels per acre.

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AquaYield Introduces NanoRise

Aqua-Yield has announced the immediate availability of NanoRise, the company’s product for any liquid fertilizing process. For purchase in easy-to-use

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China’s Phosphate Producers Likely to Curb Production in 2018

Also, the elimination of outmoded capacity will continue in 2018, leading to balanced market supply and demand, says CCM.

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LANXESS Acquires Solvay’s Phosphorus Additive Business

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the purchase of the phosphorus chemicals business from Belgian chemicals group Solvay including

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AquaYield Named to StartupGrind’s 2018 Global Startup Exhibition

AquaYield has been named to Startup Grind’s 2018 Class of Exhibiting Startups. From an original consideration list of over 7,000

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When it Comes to Fertilizer Going Small Delivers Big Results

With the exception of bank accounts and perhaps a few other notable items, there seems to be an obsession with

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Sustainability at The Mosaic Company: Former CEO Shares Insight into How They Did It

Leading an organization today requires navigating the pushes and pulls of multiple stakeholders: generating shareholder returns, delivering value to customers,

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Kiwa Bio-Tech Announces Expansion Into China Agriculture Free Trade Zone

Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp., a company promoting eco-friendly biological fertilizer products, has announced that the company signed a strategic

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The Mosaic Co. Finalizes Deal for Brazilian Fertilizer Company

The Mosaic Co. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Vale Fertilizantes from Vale S.A. Pursuant to the agreement, Luciano

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Potash Corp, Agrium Win Final Approval to Merge, Forming Nutrien

Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. have received final regulatory clearance to merge, forming a new company to

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Agrium to Acquire Louis Dreyfus Co.’s Fertilizer Business in Australia

Agrium Inc. has announced a binding purchase agreement between its Australian ag-retail business, Landmark Operations, Ltd., and Louis Dreyfus Co.

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Yara EVP: India Needs to Simplify Registration Process for New Fertilizers

Terje Knutsen, EVP, Crop Nutrition of the Oslo-based speciality fertilizer major Yara International ASA, recently attended the Fertilizer Association of

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Agrium Sells U.S. Plants to Ease Potash Corp Merger Concerns

Canadian fertilizer producer and farm supplier Agrium Inc. said on Tuesday it will sell its Idaho phosphate production facility for

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West Central Distribution Collaborates with The Climate Corporation

Collaboration aims to educate agriculture retailers and farmers on how to maximize phosphorus efficiency methods within farming operations to increase profitability.

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Bayer, Gingko Bioworks Create Company Focused on Microbiome

The deal provides a Series A investment of $100 million by its parent companies and Viking Global Investors LP.

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Agrium, PotashCorp Get Approval for Merger from Canada

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. have announced that the Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) has granted unconditional regulatory

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India, China Regulators Ask Potash to Sell Stake for Merger with Agrium

Fertilizer companies Agrium Inc. and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc. said on Thursday they were told by regulators in India

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Monsanto Announces New Climate FieldView Features, Enhancements

2018 product offering to provide more ways for farmers to manage crop inputs by field zone.

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Looking to Next Year: Announcing the 2018 AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit

The AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit is only one day old, but we’re already thinking about next year. For 11 years,

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Spain, Italy: Tracking the EU Powers in Crop Protection

Three months into 2018, many of results of the Kleffmann end-user panels for 2017 are finalized. They confirm our view

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U.S. Farm Bill Draft Defines Plant Biostimulants for First Time

Definition is a critical step in the legislative process to support the development of new sustainable technologies for agriculture and U.S. farmers.

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Bayer Gains Russian Approval for Monsanto Deal

Bayer AG said Friday that Russian antitrust authorities have approved its proposed $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. on the

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Indian IoT Platform for Pre and Post Harvest Raises Seed Round

Indian startup AgNext has raised an undisclosed seed round led by India-focused Agtech VC Omnivore Partners along with Singaporean angel

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Verdesian Launches Renewed Focus on Grower Nutrient Use Efficiency

Verdesian Life Sciences has announced a reformulation of its mission, positioning statement and approach in order to create a more