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Monday, August 01, 2011
Koch Agronomic Services to Acquire of Agrotain
US — Agrotain International has signed a definitive agreement to sell its assets to Koch Agronomic Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Fertilizer, LLC. ...
Friday, July 29, 2011
Dow AgroSciences Acquires Northwest Plant Breeding Co.
US — Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, is expanding its wheat portfolio with its recent acquisition of assets from Northwest Plant Breeding Company...
Friday, July 22, 2011
Wyffels' Corn Strategies 2011 Offers Unique Opportunity
US - The 100+ degree temperatures didn't keep 400 Midwest corn and soybean growers from attending the Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies 2011 meeting in Malcom, Iowa on Wednesday, reports Sarah...
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Mycogen Introduces 25 New Grain Corn Hybrids
US — Mycogen Seeds is introducing 25 new grain corn hybrids for the 2012 growing season, including nine new SmartStax hybrids and five new Dow AgroSciences REFUGE ADVANCED® powered...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Pioneer Hi-Bred Expands Services With New FIT Studio
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred unveils FIT® Studio, an extension of Pioneer FIT Services. This new comprehensive mapping software provides Pioneer sales professionals another tool to help growers...
Mycogen Introduces 31 New Soybean Lines for 2012
US — Mycogen Seeds is offering 31 new soybean lines with the Roundup Ready 2 Yield® trait for the 2012 growing season, providing growers with the most advanced technology while delivering...
Monday, July 11, 2011
Applying Nitrogen Now Is Priority
US - Applying nitrogen (N) in July may not be in a grower's plan, but for some corn fields throughout the Midwest, it is needed as soon as possible, said Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois...
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
New Deere Combines for Europe Improve Productivity
EU - Specifically designed for European crops and conditions, John Deere's new W and T-Series combine range for the 2012 harvest season features models from 260 to 431hp (maximum rating at ECE...
Saturday, July 02, 2011
Bayer CropScience Settles Biotech Rice Litigation
US - Bayer CropScience has reached settlement agreements with attorneys representing US long-grain rice growers in the biotech rice litigation. ...
Friday, July 01, 2011
CME: Corn, Wheat Closed Limit Down Thursday
US - December corn opened and closed down the 30 cent limit and was trading 25 to 30 cents lower at times for options valuations while July corn lost 69 cents for the day or down 9.88 per cent....
Thursday, June 30, 2011
CME: Corn Futures Closed Mixed Wednesday
US - July corn held onto gains for the session but December corn closed lower on the day after trading sharply higher early in the session. ...
Prevathon Worm Control Maximizes Yield Potential
US - With the recent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of DuPont® Prevathon® insect control, cotton and corn growers now have the ability to achieve maximum yield...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Pasteuria Bioscience-Syngenta to Develop Bio-Nematicides
US - Pasteuria Bioscience has announced that it has entered into an exclusive global technology partnership with Syngenta, a world leader in agri-business focusing on sustainable agriculture....
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
New 7R Series tractors from John Deere
UK - Designed as versatile workhorses for contractors and medium sized to large arable farms, John Deere's newly styled 7R Series tractors feature more power, manoeuvrability and operator comfort...
Bayer RAGT Semences Sign Wheat Agreement
GERMANY - Bayer CropScience and the privately-owned company RAGT Semences, based in Rodez, France, have signed a license and cooperation agreement....
Monsanto, Amvac Collaborate on Crop Protection
US - Monsanto Company and Amvac Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., announced an agreement that broadens Monsanto's Roundup Ready PLUS® weed management platform...
Dow's Ames Research Station Expands, Relocates
US — Dow AgroSciences LLC announced today an expansion and relocation of the company's Central Iowa Field Research sites to Ames, Iowa, to accommodate the growing corn and soybean...
Saturday, June 25, 2011
SFP Introduces the Fertilizer Efficiency Network
US — Community and agricultural-industry neighbors helped kick off SFP's new Fertilizer Efficiency Network (FEN) in early June. ...
Thursday, June 23, 2011
CME: Corn Futures Closed Limit Down Wednesday
US - Uncertainties on the weather outlook into July plus aggressive fund selling helped drive the market lower today and old crop contracts stayed limit-down late in the session which helped...
Friday, June 17, 2011
CME: Grain Futures Closed Sharply Lower Thursday
US - July corn has now fallen more than $1.00 off of Friday's highs as long liquidation selling from fund traders, a favorable weather forecast and macro-economic concerns have helped drive the...
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Cargill Opens Animal Feed Facility in Russia
RUSSIA — June 16, 2011 — Cargill has opened a new animal feed facility in Efremov, Russia. The facility has the capacity to produce 50,000 tonnes of swine and poultry feed products....
Pioneer Hi-Bred Opens Research Centre in Germany
GERMANY - Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business announced today the opening of its third maize research centre in Langenbach, district of Freising in Bavaria....
Thursday, June 09, 2011
CME: Corn Futures Closed Sharply Higher Wednesday
US - July corn closed sharply higher on the session and just a few cents off of limit-up....
Dow Expands Midwest Seed Business with Prairie Brand
US — Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company announced it intends to purchase certain assets of Sansgaard Seed Farms, Inc., of Story City, Iowa. ...
CME: 2011 Corn Planting Slower Compared to 2010
US - USDA's weekly Crop Progress report, released Monday afternoon, indicated that corn planting progress at 94 per cent of expected acres was roughly equal to the average expectation of 93...
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Pioneer, Farms Technology Offer Dynamic Pricing
US - DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred and Farms Technology, L.L.C., today announced an enhanced electronic grain marketing program that will simplify and provide flexibility for the buying and...
Monday, June 06, 2011
Bayer Leads Seed Treatment Growth Market
GLOBAL - Bayer CropScience is leading the global seed treatment market with innovative, customer-oriented solutions. ...
Dow: First Certified by USDA Seed Conditioning Prgm
US — Dow AgroSciences is the first US seed company to be certified under the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Accredited Seed Conditioning Program....
Syngenta Launches New Cereals Seed Treatment
ARGENTINA - Syngenta announced today the launch of VIBRANCE®, a proprietary seed treatment fungicide based on the new active ingredient sedaxane. ...
Syngenta Transfers Sorghum to Golden Acres
US - June 3, 2011 - Syngenta in North America today announced an agreement with Golden Acres Genetics, Ltd., Waco, Tex., to transfer all existing Syngenta sorghum seed inventory to Golden Acres...
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