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Friday, March 25, 2011
Cargill Invests in New Letterkenny, PA Feed Mill
US — Cargill announced today it will begin production at a new, high-capacity feed mill on May 1, 2011. ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Bayer Acquires US-based Hornbeck Seed Company
US - Bayer CropScience announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Hornbeck Seed Company Inc. (HBK), a privately-held company headquartered in DeWitt, Arkansas, USA. ...
DEKALB Knowledge Challenge
US - Corn farmers in Indiana are participating in the innovative DEKALB® Knowledge ChallengeSM trials, designed to provide customized agronomic recommendations that can help maximize...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
BASF Pipeline Outlook Is Promising
US - BASF Agricultural Products says the peak sales potential of its development pipeline increased to €800 million, due to the promotion of one promising fungicide to its development from...
Thursday, March 17, 2011
First Five-Gene Trait Stack by Dow Approved in Brazil
The newest and most effective technology for corn insect control will soon be available to Brazilian corn growers. ...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Bayer to Offer Chemtura Seed Treatments in China
CHINA - Bayer CropScience will be the exclusive distributor of Chemtura AgroSolutions seed treatment products in China and will incorporate the marketing of these products into the Bayer CropScience...
Monday, March 14, 2011
Dicamba Tolerant Cropping System Collaboration
GLOBAL - BASF and Monsanto Company announced a new agreement to collaborate on the advancement of dicamba tolerant cropping systems. ...
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Monsanto and Sapphire Energy Enter Ageement
US - Monsanto Company and Sapphire Energy, Inc. today announced an agreement to enter a multi-year collaboration that will leverage Sapphire's algae-based research platform to discover genes...
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Pioneer Announces New Alfalfa Inoculant
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, announced its launch of Pioneer® brand 11AFT inoculant, the third product in the revolutionary Pioneer fiber technology platform. ...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Monsanto Acquires Ag Tech Leader Divergence, Inc.
US - Monsanto Company announced that it has acquired Divergence, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis-based biotechnology research and development company. ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
John Deere Unveils New Generation Baler
GLOBAL - John Deere's all-new 900 Series variable chamber round balers feature a revolutionary Fast Release System (FRS), which can lead to savings of up to an hour a day during harvest. These...
Sunday, February 20, 2011
DuPont to Expand Soybean Biotech Research
US - Both DuPont and Delaware Governor Jack Markell have announced that DuPont plans to invest more than $50 million over five years to expand its biotech soybean research and development program...
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Get Soybean, Corn Crops Off to a Good Start In 2011
US - Corn and soybean farmers looking to get their crops off to the best start possible in 2011 are advised to book their seed with Acceleron® seed treatment products. ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Industry Leaders Collaborate on Precision Agriculture
US - Monsanto is implementing a program this year in the Midwest to deliver IntelliScan field guides and IntelliSeed custom planting recommendations to farmers. ...
Deere Continues to Invest in India
INDIA - Deere & Company will increase its capacity to build agricultural tractors in India to better position the company to pursue the considerable growth projected for the Indian tractor market. ...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Bayer and Reitzel Expand Sustainable Production
INDIA - Bayer CropScience and Reitzel Groupe, an international food company located in Aigle/Switzerland, plan to expand their collaboration on the sustainable production of high-quality gherkins...
Syngenta Opens Corn Seed Facility in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Syngenta Philippines has unveiled a corn seed processing plant in Binalonan, Pangasinan which will have a capacity of 2,000 metric tons of seeds annually, reports SeedToday. ...
Monday, February 07, 2011
Cargill to Build Corn Processing Plant in Brazil
BRAZIL — Cargill announced plans to build a new corn processing plant in Brazil to produce starches and sweeteners solutions. ...
Friday, February 04, 2011
PotashCorp to Reopen Louisiana Plant
PotashCorp announced that it would soon begin an 18-month process to restart its anhydrous ammonia plant in Geismar, LA. ...
Pioneer's Seed Sales Up 14 Per Cent
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred increased its seed sales by 14 per cent in 2010 to $5.3 billion, said DuPont. ...
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Bayer and Olah Sign Exclusive Cotton Agreement
GERMANY - Bayer CropScience and New York-based textile and apparel company Olah Inc. have signed a licensing agreement to use the Bayer CropScience cotton brand names FiberMax® and Stoneville®....
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
EMD Introduces New LCO Promoter Technology
US - EMD Crop BioScience is introducing Ratchet® for the 2011 growing season, providing corn and soybean growers with an easy-to-use foliar product tapping into the breakthrough performance...
Cargill Intends Acquiring Royal Nedalco
BELGIUM — Cargill has announced its intention to acquire Royal Nedalco's alcohol operations from its parent company, Royal Cosun. ...
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
John Deere Increases Market Share in France
FRANCE - With more than 20 per cent market share, John Deere tractors have maintained the leading position in France for the seventh consecutive year. ...
Monday, January 31, 2011
Bayer's New Stratego YLD "Bumps" Yield by 13.9 Bu/A
US - Bayer CropScience has combined a top-performing strobilurin with a new triazole technology for the corn and soybean fungicide market. ...
John Deere Leads German Tractor Market
According to the most recent statistics of the German Kraftfahrtbundesamt (KBA - Federal Vehicle Authority), and for the 11th consecutive year, John Deere continues to lead the German tractor...
Friday, January 28, 2011
Pioneer Corn Opens Research Facility in Ohio
US - Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, has expanded its research program with a new research team and center located in Plain City, Ohio. ...
PotashCorp's Earnings Reflect Growing Demand
CANADA - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.61 per share1 ($482.3 million), the highest quarterly total for 2010 and more than double...
John Deere and India to Help Farmers Increase Yields
INDIA — Deere & Company will work with the local government in the state of Gujarat, India on an innovative public-private partnership to benefit marginalized tribal farmers over the next...
Thursday, January 27, 2011
USDA OKs Roundup Ready Alfalfa for Spring Planting
US - Today the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting of Monsanto Company's Roundup Ready® alfalfa. ...
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