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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

Crop Inputs

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

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

Crop Inputs

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 Inputs

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

Crop Inputs

EU Study Raises Concern on Parallel Import Regulations for Pesticides

Crop Protection Association welcomes a new study recommending a review of the parallel import regulations for pesticides.

Crop Inputs

BASF and University of Göttingen Scientists Find New Specific Insecticide Target Protein

The results could help to better manage insecticide resistance and have implications for research and insecticide usage.

Americas

Syngenta Rejects Monsanto’s Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

Syngenta’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Monsanto’s acquisition overtures suggesting it is “not in the best interests of Syngenta,

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

Nufarm to Reorganize European Manufacturing Footprint

Nufarm Limited plans to change to adjust its European manufacturing operations to reduce the company’s fixed cost base; improve working capital management; and support

Americas

Strong U.S. Dollar, Fungicide Demand in Europe Drive BASF Q1 Results

BASF posted a 15% rise in first-quarter sales to $1.9 billion, on strength in Europe and North America.

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.

Africa

Dow AgroSciences Targets New Markets

With crop protection markets flat in many parts of the world, Dow AgroSciences is readying new technology that will target

Crop Inputs

EU Approves Long-Pending GMO Products for Import

European Union announced on Friday it approved the import of 10 new types of maize, soybeans, cotton and oilseed rape as either human food or animal feed for 10 years, in addition to the 58 GM crops already authorized.

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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

Industry News

Dr. Jacqueline Applegate to Head Environmental Science at Bayer CropScience

Longtime Bayer Executive Dr. Jacqueline Applegate will become Head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer CropScience.

Industry News

LemnaTec Corp. Receives Research Grant for Agricultural Innovation

Global plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec Corp., has secured the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Award for Advanced Field Phenotyping System,