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Agrichemicals

The Verdict on Dicamba (So Far) in 2018

Does 605 official dicamba-related injury investigations and/or approximately 1.1 million acres of dicamba-injured soybean constitute a problem for U.S. agriculture?

Adjuvants

Exosect Grants Monsanto License for Formulation Product

UK-based Exosect Ltd. announced it has granted Monsanto Company a license to use its Entostat technology for the delivery of select agricultural biologicals as seed treatments.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto and Corteva Agriscience Expand Licensing Agreement for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Technology

Monsanto Company and Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced the companies have reached an agreement on an expanded license

Africa/Middle East

Bayer Plans Closing of Monsanto Acquisition on June 7

Bayer plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on June 7, following the receipt of all required approvals from regulatory

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Enters Collaboration to Fight Asian Soybean Rust

2Blades will deliver resistance genes in further collaboration with The Sainsbury Laboratory and the Universidade Federal de Viçosa.

Corn Field
Seeds and Traits

Corteva Agriscience, Monsanto in Licensing Deal on Trait for Insect Control

Corteva Agriscience will receive a license to stack Monsanto’s Corn Rootworm III and MON89034 traits with Corteva Agriscience’s insect control traits.

Agrichemicals

Monsanto Execs to Step Down After Bayer Deal Closes

Monsanto Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant announced his intent to leave Monsanto at the closing of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer AG.

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Agrichemicals

Missouri Dept. of Ag Extends Dicamba Cut-off Date

Delayed plantings due to cold, wet spring prompts action in Missouri.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta Herbicide Cleared for Use with Dicamba Technologies

Fusilade DX herbicide has been cleared for tank mixing with both XtendiMax with VaporGrip Technology and Engenia herbicides.

Agrichemicals

Talking Dicamba: Q&A with Heartland Co-Op’s Dave Coppess

Dave Coppess, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Heartland Co-op, West Des Moines, Iowa, chats about the company’s experience with dicamba-resistant cropping systems.

Precision Ag

Bayer to Sell Digital Farming Business – Reuters

Bayer plans to sell its digital farming business to BASF as part of changes to concessions it has offered to win over antitrust regulators for its proposed takeover of Monsanto.

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.

Monsanto
Agrichemicals

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

Monsanto reports improved glyphosate pricing in the second quarter.

Corn seedling shot
Plant Health

Monsanto Sees Global Launch for Biological Seed Treatment for Corn

Acceleron B-360 ST is scheduled to enter the U.S. and Canadian markets in 2019, as well as select European and Middle East countries pending regulatory approval.

Monsanto
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

Americas

Understory Partners with Monsanto in Argentina

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

Biopesticides

Monsanto, AgriMetis Enter Global Licensing Agreement

The agreement includes an exclusive global license from AgriMetis to Monsanto for agricultural research in row, vegetable, and other crops for a three-year period.

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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Agrichemicals

The Verdict on Dicamba (So Far) in 2018

Does 605 official dicamba-related injury investigations and/or approximately 1.1 million acres of dicamba-injured soybean constitute a problem for U.S. agriculture?

Agrichemicals

Platform Confirms Arysta Sale to UPL, to Change Name

Platform has signed a definitive agreement to sell Arysta LifeScience Inc. to UPL Corporation Ltd. for $4.2 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments Closing

Asia

Crop Protection Key to Doubling Indian Grower Income – Report

Despite all its achievements, Indian agriculture is still grappling with challenges like high monsoon dependency, unpredictable weather patterns, reduction in arable land, low per hectare yield, and lower farmer incomes.

Asia

Ning Replaces Ren as Syngenta Board Chair

Jianxin Ren, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Syngenta AG, has retired from the company's board.

Agrichemicals

Hemani Industries Launches Branded Formulation Division

Hemani Industries Limited, serving international agrichemical customers for more than three decades, has launched its branded formulation division to serve