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Americas

Ag Software Firm Agrian Expands to Brazil

Since beginning in 2004 as a cloud-based record keeping system, Agrian has quickly expanded its digital capabilities to include a platform approach to help agronomists, growers, retailers, and food processors work collaboratively within one system.

Americas

Rise of Robotics: Q&A with Naïo Technologies CEO

One to watch in the growing agribotics niche is Naïo Technologies out of Toulouse, France.

Agrichemicals

U.S. Approves Bayer-Monsanto Merger – WSJ

The U.S. Justice Department has approved Bayer AG’s acquisition of Monsanto Co. after the companies pledged to sell off additional assets to secure government antitrust approval.

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Lower U.S. Corn Plantings, Prices in Brazil Impact Monsanto Results

Monsanto reports improved glyphosate pricing in the second quarter.

Agrichemicals

BASF Launches Spray Tool for Engenia

BASF on Wednesday launched its Engenia Herbicide Spray Tool to help growers make on-target applications.

Americas

In Granular’s Deal with Planet, Satellite Images Deliver Peace of Mind

Granular’s Sid Gorham discusses his company’s focus on making software easy to use and the ever-growing need to be on top of your entire farm from your phone.

Agrichemicals

Nichino America Launches Novel Fungicide

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

Americas

Understory Partners with Monsanto in Argentina

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

Americas

Bayer-Monsanto Deal Wins EU Approval

Commission concluded that the divestment package enables a suitable buyer to sustainably replace Bayer's competitive effect in these markets and continue to innovate, for the benefit of European farmers and consumers.

Americas

Monsanto Enters Gene Editing R&D Collaboration

Monsanto would contribute $100 million to access and develop Pairwise IP in row crop applications.

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Americas

Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture

Findings from a new report by USDA's Economic Research Service.

Agrichemicals

Valent USA Names Bill Hendrix Vice President of Technology

He succeeds Eric Johnson, who will transition to an advisory role with Valent and parent company, Sumitomo Chemical.

Agrichemicals

The War Against Weeds Evolves in 2018

Experts share their strategies and perspectives on how to defeat still rapidly spreading resistant weeds.

Americas

ADAMA’s Nimitz Gets Regulatory Approval in Brazil

Global crop protection company ADAMA announced that it has successfully obtained regulatory approval for its proprietary nematicide, NIMITZ®, in Brazil.

Americas

BASF in Talks to Buy Bayer’s Vegetable Seeds Business

BASF is in exclusive talks to acquire Bayer’s entire vegetable seeds business, operating under the global trademark Nunhems.

Americas

Raven Industries Expands into Brazil

Raven Industries, a global leader in precision agriculture technologies, announced its expansion into Brazil with the opening of a regional headquarters in Paulínia, São Paulo.

Agrichemicals

EPA Settles with Amazon on Sale of Illegal Pesticides

Amazon will pay a penalty of $1,215,700 as part of the consent agreement.

Agrichemicals

AMVAC Launches Index Liquid At-Plant Insecticide

Growers now have a new solution to control corn rootworm and other pests for the upcoming planting season.

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Americas

Brazilian Antitrust Agency Approves Bayer-Monsanto Tie-up

Brazilian antitrust agency Cade has approved Bayer AG’s proposed takeover of U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co. without requiring further asset

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What Does a Traceability Software Product Do in Agribusiness?

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on LinkedIn. I’ve been traveling over the last one week, on-boarding our first large

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University of Utah Recognizes Aqua-Yield/Nano Institute Partnership in New Annual Report

In a newly-published annual report, the University of Utah’s Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) touts the first-of-its-kind collaboration

Asia

China Could Subsidize Agribusiness Buying in Trade Truce

With a trade truce delaying escalation of tariffs between the U.S. and China into March, there is an opportunity for

Asia

Report: U.S. Farmers Still Planning Fewer Soybeans in 2019 Despite Promise of China Trade Deal

When President Donald Trump was having the highly-anticipated dinner with China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit, farmers in

Industry News

ADAMA, Sanonda Finalize Name Change

ADAMA, the combination of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. and Hubei Sanonda Co. Ltd., have announced that the Board of Directors