sustainability

BASF Collaborates with Rothamsted Research on Sustainable Agriculture

BASF and Rothamsted Research are working together in a long-term collaboration to shape modern sustainable agriculture. The goal is to jointly address current agricultural challenges by identifying...
Barbosa

Beck’s Establishes Roots in Minnesota with Expanded Research and Distribution

Beck’s is pleased to announce the purchase of a facility in Olivia, Minn., for the use of distribution and research. The 44,000 square-foot facility will provide corn...
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Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition and Marrone Bio Innovations Collaborate

Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition, a division of Compass Minerals and Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced that the two companies have formed a collaboration to develop new specialty...

BASF Enters Sunflower Seed Market

Sunflower is an important and fast-growing crop sector, especially in Europe, the world’s largest sunflower market valued at €1.3 billion (around $1.48 billion). To enter the sunflower...
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Eurofins BioDiagnostics Announces New Molecular Assay to Detect Waterhemp in Seed Samples

Eurofins BioDiagnostics Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new service offering to their portfolio. They now offer a highly specific and low-cost, probe-based PCR...

U.S.-China Trade Conflict Pulled Corn Prices 20 Cents Per Bushel Lower

The trade conflict between the United States and China, which began brewing early last year pulled U.S. corn prices down an average $0.20 per bushel per month...

Corteva Partners with Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University

Corteva has joined the Iowa Soybean Research Center at Iowa State University as an industry partner. In this role, Corteva will have a seat on the ISRC’s industry...

CIMMYT and Clinton Foundation Partner to Improve Access to Climate-Resilient Maize Seed

New partnership will help farmers in Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania have better access to seeds that help maize crops better withstand growing challenges of drought, pests,...

KWS Is Making a Start in the Vegetable Seeds Business and Acquires Pop Vriend...

Today, seed specialist KWS SAAT SE (KWS) announced that the company has signed a binding agreement to acquire Pop Vriend Seeds (Andijk/NL). Pop Vriend Seeds is market...
evotec

Marrone Bio Innovations and Valagro Announce Research Collaboration​​

Marrone Bio Innovations announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on research and development efforts with Valagro S.p.A, a leader in the production...

S&W and Corteva Agriscience Enter New Alfalfa Licensing Agreement

S&W Seed Company and Corteva Agriscience announced they have entered into a new mutually beneficial alfalfa agreement that terminates and replaces the December 2014 agreements between S&W...
nitrogen

Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy Team Up to Deliver Innovation for Nature

Syngenta and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) announced a new Innovation for Nature collaboration to promote soil health, resource efficiency and habitat protection in major agricultural regions worldwide. It...

Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund Invests in New Company

Novel technology licensed from the Weizmann Institute of Science for biological solutions to treat bacterial diseases in crops. The Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation...
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Corteva Agriscience Completes Separation from DowDuPont

Corteva, Inc. successfully completed its separation from DowDuPont, becoming a global pure-play agriculture company that offers complete solutions farmers need to maximize yield and profitability. Corteva Agriscience...

Embrapa and Benson Hill Expand Partnership

Benson Hill Biosystems and Embrapa, one of the world’s largest plant biodiversity and crop science research institutions, are extending their partnership to accelerate Embrapa’s breeding program and...

Benson Hill Establishes St. Louis Headquarters with Expanded Footprint

Benson Hill Biosystems announced its plan to make St. Louis its official headquarters by celebrating a ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site for a 160,000 square foot...

Limagrain and Rijk Zwaan Announce Licensing Deal on Traits in Vegetables

Limagrain, through its listed company Vilmorin & Cie, and Rijk Zwaan have signed an agreement for the exchange of non-exclusive licenses for patented traits in vegetables. This...

BASF Opens Global Agrochemical Application Research Center

BASF opened its new global Agrochemical Application Research Center (AARC) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA. The facility will help to further optimize stewardship guidelines regarding...
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Don Funk Relaunches Midwest Seed Genetics

Don Funk, founder of Channel Bio Corp, is leading a team of entrepreneurs to launch Midwest Seed Genetics across the Corn Belt for the 2017-18 growing season. In 2001,...

AgReliant Genetics Expands into New Northwestern Footprint

AgReliant Genetics announced its recent research and testing expansion into the northwestern U.S. Corn Belt states of Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. “Directing...