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Platform Specialty to Split into Two Companies

Platform Specialty Products Corp. announced its intention to separate its Agricultural Solutions and Performance Solutions segments.

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Arysta LifeScience Announces Increase in R&D Pipeline Value

Arysta LifeScience, a Platform Specialty Products company, announced  an increase in the value of its research and development (R&D) pipeline

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Platform Specialty Products Posts Record Net Sales for 2016

Platform Specialty Products, owner of Agriphar and Arysta, released third quarter and year-end results for 2016, showing a net sales increase

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Platform Specialty Products Announces Pricing of a $350 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

Platform Specialty Products Corporation announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 42,424,242 shares of its common stock at


Best Agro Group Acquires Manufacturing Facility from Chemtura Chemicals India

Best Crop Science, a division of Best Agro Group, purchased an agrichemicals manufacturing facility from Chemtura Chemicals India Private Limited, a subsidiary of


Platform Specialty Products Names New CEO, President of Agricultural Solutions Segment

  Global specialty chemical company, Platform Specialty Products Corp., began 2016 with a couple of high-profile changes to its executive

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Platform Specialty Products Appoints Diego Lopez Casanello President, Agricultural Solutions Segment

Platform Specialty Products Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, announced that it has named Diego Lopez Casanello President of its


Arysta LifeScience Europe Announces New Structure

New European management structure is designed to further strengthen the company’s current performance while capitalizing on long-term growth opportunities.

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Bayer: Enzymes in Honeybees Determine Neonic Sensitivity

A joint study by Exeter University, Rothamsted Research and Bayer has discovered enzymes in honey bees and bumble bees that determine how sensitive they are to different neonicotinoid insecticides.


China Pesticide Market: Biopesticides, Fungicides Highlight 47 New Products Launched in 2017

In 2017, there were 47 new pesticides registered or launched in China, including 13 fungicides, five insecticides / acaricides /


Nichino America Launches Novel Fungicide

Flutianil, the active ingredient in Gatten, has specific activity against the fungal diseases that cause powdery mildew.

Seeds and Traits

Monsanto Previews Current, Future Pipeline Offerings

Even after the company launched dicamba-tolerant crops to the agricultural marketplace in 2017, Monsanto is gearing up for a busier


Understory Partners with Monsanto in Argentina

Disruptive edge computing weather network deployed in key agriculture regions in Argentina.