Seed/Biotech
Americas

Albaugh Enters Collaboration on Cereals

Partners include Colorado Wheat Research Foundation and Group Limagrain.

Americas

DuPont Pioneer Adds Three New Sorghum Hybrids

These hybrids offer sorghum growers strong yield potential, improved agronomic performance, a wide range of defensive trait packages and adaptability to both irrigated and dryland acres.

Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

Crop protection sales expected to be stable, but wholesale change is almost certain.

Americas

Frontier Scientific Expands into Agchem Market

Utah-based company acquires entomology division of Bio-Serv Inc.

Crop Inputs

7th ThermoSeed Facility Opens in Sweden

Incotec is introducing ThermoSeed in Europe, North America, Brazil and Japan and expects that a large number of facilities will be opened in the coming years.

Crop Inputs

USDA to Deregulate Monsanto’s Next-Generation Weed Control Trait Technology

To prepare for commercialization and to further enhance growers' experience with the technology, Monsanto trained more than 7,500 growers, retail partners and stakeholders on weed management.

Crop Inputs

Research Finds Salt Tolerance Gene in Soybean

Researchers hope to use this information to find similar genes in different crops, such as wheat and grapevine, to selectively breed for their enhanced salt tolerance.

Crop Inputs

Incotec Launches Sustainable ThermoSeed Disinfection For Onion Seed

Incotec has been using the technology to disinfect grain and rice for many years.

China

China Approves Imports of DuPont Pioneer Soybean Variety

The Plenish soybean product is engineered to produce a healthier type of soybean oil.

Crop Inputs

DuPont and Monsanto Reach Settlement of Litigation Involving Technology Disputes

The agreement enables the companies to concentrate their attention on developing new solutions for farmers.

Crop Inputs

AMVAC to Cease Sales and Marketing of Rejuvenate Seed Treatment for Potatoes

Since 2013, Amvac has been distributing and marketing Rejuvenate Seed Treatment for potatoes on behalf of Stehekin LLC.

China

Syngenta Receives Chinese Import Approval for Agrisure Viptera Corn Trait

The corn trait offers growers protection against many above-ground corn pests.

China

Reports Suggest China Approves Syngenta’s Viptera Corn

Chinese authorities have informed some agriculture industry officials the government has approved U.S. imports of a type of genetically modified

Americas

Monsanto Next-Generation Trait Technology Closer to Commercial Launch

The USDA considered nearly 5,000 comments submitted by farmers, academic and scientific experts and other key stakeholders before releasing its final Environmental Impact Statement.

Crop Inputs

Incotec Opens New Seed Enhancement Facility in Argentina

Incotec will focus on the production and sale of sophisticated coatings for large acre crops to the local seed industry.

Crop Inputs

EPA Approves Bayer CropScience’s Registration Application for ILeVO

Soybean growers across the country have a new tool to help protect their crops from the fungus that causes Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) and nematodes, specifically the Soybean Cyst Nematode.

Americas

ADM Sues Syngenta Over Rejections of GMO Corn By China

More than 100 U.S. farmers and exporters have sued Syngenta for damages resulting from the Chinese rejections.

Crop Inputs

Arysta LifeScience Launches Rice BioStimulant in Vietnam

The product helps produce more unified flowering, improved flag-leaf health and increased grain-fill, resulting in 10 to 15 percent higher yields.

Crop Inputs

Monsanto Invests $20 Million In Global Breeding Program

New technology centers will utilize continuing advancements in data science, genomic breeding methods and predictive analytics to further enhance seeds.

Latest News

Crop Inputs

Working Hard to Get EU Competitiveness Back on Track

Exclusive interview with Jean-Charles Bocquet, director general of the European Crop Protection Association, on regulatory progress in the European Union.

Americas

Brazil Declares Emergency Due to Coffee Borer Outbreak

Country authorizes cyantraniliprole insecticides for import.

Americas

Arysta LifeScience Gets Bactericide Registrations

Company gets registrations in top apple growing U.S. states.

Americas

China Agrees to Expand Market Access for U.S. Grown Apples

With this new agreement, the apple industry estimates that within two years, exports to China will reach 5 million bushels annually, a value of nearly $100 million per year.

Americas

Albaugh Enters Collaboration on Cereals

Partners include Colorado Wheat Research Foundation and Group Limagrain.