Seed/Biotech
Americas

A Decade of Innovation

BLAMS. It’s not a sound effect from the pages of a super hero comic book. Instead this nifty acronym is

Biologicals

6 Lessons for Sales and Marketing

By Cindy Snyder Contributor Biological controls are the fastest growing segment in crop protection, but it’s still a fledgling technology

Americas

Dow AgroSciences Expands Biotechnology Capabilities in Latin America

In an move that will boost its seed research in Latin America, Dow AgroSciences opened its largest biotechnology research center

monsanto roundup
Americas

Monsanto Profit Gets Boost from Scotts Partnership

Monsanto Co. posted higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings on the back of licensing payments for Roundup as part of its Scotts Miracle-Gro

Americas

DuPont Pioneer Signs License Agrement for Genome-Editing Technology

DuPont Pioneer (DuPont) has licensed a technology from Vilnius University that will provide DuPont with intellectual property for all commercial uses, including

Crop Inputs

Nufarm Makes Changes to Executive Team

Growth in Nufarms Nuseed business and a focus on the product portfolio have led the company to make changes to

Crop Inputs

Syngenta Rejects Monsanto’s Latest Offer

Monsanto Company said it would pay Syngenta a $2 billion break-up fee if it was unable to get the appropriate regulator

Africa

DuPont Pioneer Opens Seed Warehouse, Office in Zambia

Aim is to increase maize storage capacity and meet farmer demand for both local and export markets to Kenya, Tanzania and other markets in Africa.

Americas Summit

Trade Summit — Americas PREVIEW

By Dr. Jay Lehr, Science Director, The Heartland Institute I know it causes all of us to wonder, from time to time,

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience Acquisition Expands Indian Vegetable Offerings

Bayer CropScience will acquire SeedWorks India Pvt. Ltd. The Hyderabad-based company founded in 1998, specializes in breeding, production, and marketing

Americas

EPA Proposes More Restrictions on Pesticides to Protect Pollinators

Proposed restrictions will prohibit use where bees are present for commercial pollination.

China

China Shifts Stance on GMOs – Bloomberg

It sees biotech seeds as vital to a modern farming system.

Adjuvants

5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

Crop Inputs

India PM Pushes for Technology-Driven Agriculture

This is the first time the PM articulated the government’s stand on GM crops, while calling for better research and higher productivity to boost farm earnings.

Americas

White House Announces Strategy to Protect Pollinators

Task force aims to reduce honey bee colony losses during winter to no more than 15% within 10 years.

Americas

Monsanto Looks to Sell Seed Business: Reuters

Monsanto’s bid to buy Syngenta might hinge on whether Monsanto is able to sell its seed business, according to a

Americas

Bayer CropScience Opens Breeding and Trait Development Station

Bayer CropScience has officially opened its Beaver Crossing Breeding and Trait Development Station near Lincoln, Nebraska. The $17 million research and development

Americas

Science and Strategy Spur Syngenta’s Crop Protection Portfolio

Developing a crop protection portfolio is a lot of science and a little serendipity. “There are a number of things

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience North and South America Q1 Sales Fall

Bayer CropScience said sales increased 6.6% in the first quarter to $3.45 billion powered by strength in Europe and fungicides.

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Americas

A Decade of Innovation

BLAMS. It’s not a sound effect from the pages of a super hero comic book. Instead this nifty acronym is

Industry News

Rotam Expands Chile Product Portfolio

Rotam Chile is expanding its market offer with the acquisition of 15 products registrations bought from a local company Mabruk.

Americas

EPA: 2,4-D, Glyphosate, Imidacloprid Among Pesticide Chemicals Not Endocrine Disruptors

Nearly three dozen pesticide chemicals tested by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their potential to disrupt the endocrine system have been deemed

Crop Inputs

Eurofins Adds New Regulatory Group in Niefern

Eurofins Regulatory AG plans to add an Agro Team in Niefern to the already existing Agro Regulatory Group in Rheinfelden and

Americas

Valent BioSciences Chile to Merge with Pace International Chile

In a move that will strengthen customer service, trading capacity and geographic coverage, Pace International, a post-harvest solutions, technologies and services