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Americas

Bayer CropScience: Herbicides, Seeds Help Offset Weak Latin American Results

Sales in the Latin America/Africa/Middle East region declined 8.8%.

Pierre Brondeau, CEO
Americas

FMC to Build New European Regional Headquarters in Denmark

The new FMC European Innovation Center (EIC), expected to open in 2016, will serve as a central hub for research and development, regional corporate functions and regional commercial teams.

FCI Sourcing Network
Adjuvants

FCI Launches FCIsourcing.com

No one links buyers and sellers like FCI. Over the years, our magazine has been the preferred advertising vehicle for

Americas

Syngenta First-Half Profit Takes Hit

On the positive side, company realized significant cost savings and saw increased U.S. corn seed sales in the second quarter owing to higher trait income.

Crop Protection

BASF Crop Protection Sales Rise 1%

Positive currency effects and higher sales prices more than offset lower sales volumes.

Crop Protection

UK Permits Emergency Use of Neonicotinoids

Neonicotinoids approved after the pest cabbage stem flea beetle damaged 5% of the oilseed rape crop in England.

Americas

Biologicals: Filling the Gaps

Biologicals are growing in popularity, but their path from development to use is no easier than traditional crop protection products.

Africa

Enigma Marketing Research Acquires Patent Database

SPCs extend the life of a patent for up to a maximum of five years and are granted in Europe on a national basis.

China

Chinese Companies Rush Glufosinate Market

CCPIA: Ban on paraquat AS has many Chinese companies ramping up glufosinate output as customers seek replacement chemistries.

Crop Protection

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

Crop Protection

Bayer CropScience Streamlines Executive Responsibilities

Bernd Naaf appointed as head of “Business Affairs & Communications” / Dr. Mathias Kremer takes over “Strategy & Portfolio Management."

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

Americas

Making Sense of Mergers

Syngenta might have rejected Monsanto’s bid to buy the company, but the industry is still primed for consolidation. The deals

Biotechnology

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

Crop Protection

Interfarm and Nufarm UK Join Forces in UK, Ireland

Nufarm UK to distribute Interfarm products in UK, Ireland.

Adjuvants

5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

Americas

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.

Crop Protection

Sipcam to Evaluate Two Products From Eden Research

Eden Research plc, a natural micro-encapsulation company, signed an Evaluation Agreement with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia (Sipcam, a Sumitomo-related

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

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Crop Protection

Sumitomo First-Quarter Earnings Climb

Sales of the feed additive methionine rose sharply due to higher market prices.

Americas

Bayer CropScience: Herbicides, Seeds Help Offset Weak Latin American Results

Sales in the Latin America/Africa/Middle East region declined 8.8%.

Americas

FMC to Build New European Regional Headquarters in Denmark

The new FMC European Innovation Center (EIC), expected to open in 2016, will serve as a central hub for research and development, regional corporate functions and regional commercial teams.

Americas

Syngenta Announces New Corn Herbicide

Acuron Flexi will combine three active ingredients, including bicyclopyrone, and two complementary modes of action to deliver a multi-targeted approach to weed control

Americas

U.S. Retail Crop Protection Sales Hit $9.3 Billion in 2014

According to the 2014 CropLife 100 survey, the crop protection products category followed up on its 8% gain (in terms of retailer revenue) in 2013 with another 9% boost during 2014.