Arcadia Biosciences and Mahyco Announce Pipeline Advancement for Salinity Tolerant Rice

Arcadia Biosciences and Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds announce the achievement of a pipeline advancement target in the development of salinity tolerant rice. In two years of initial field trials, rice varieties...

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,...
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Corteva Agriscience Signs Memorandum of Understanding With the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Corteva Agriscience signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), outlining principles for collaboration in areas including partnership in technology development,...

Monsanto and Scotts Miracle-Gro Expand Partnership

Monsanto Company and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company have extended their nearly two-decade long partnership in the lawn and garden consumer market. Since 1999, Scotts Miracle-Gro, through one of its subsidiaries,...

AmTrust Financial Services Acquires Crop Insurance Business of The Climate Corp.

Monsanto's The Climate Corporation sold its crop insurance business (CCCIB) to AmTrust North America, a subsidiary of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Through the sale, AmTrust gains exclusive access to...
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Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS Announce Finalists For the 2019 Syngenta Crop...

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS have announced the finalists for the 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics. This year’s class of finalists includes teams from...

SGS BioVision Announces ISTA Accreditation

SGS BioVision is pleased to announce that it has successfully met the International Seed Testing Association (ISTA) lab accreditation requirements to deliver sampling and testing for a large variety of...

Syngenta Scientists Discover One-Step Genome-Editing Technique That Accelerates Seed Breeding

Syngenta researchers recently published a paper in Nature Biotechnology, an international science journal, detailing their discovery of a genome-editing technique called haploid induction editing (HI-Edit) technology, which ultimately reduces the...
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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,...

Mustang Seeds Forms Partnership

Mustang Seeds, Inc. and GDM are pleased to announce they have entered into an exciting joint venture to bring the newest genetics and innovative technology to expand our seed...
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Keen Acquires EES Companies

Keen Project Solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of EES Companies. This partnership merges two strong Engineering Procurement Construction Management (EPCM) teams, combining the engineering expertise of EES with Keen’s...

Corteva Agriscience and ZeaKal Announce R&D Collaboration

Corteva Agriscience and ZeaKal, a plant science innovator focused on improving agricultural productivity, announced a strategic R&D collaboration. Together, they will advance ZeaKal’s innovative technology to help improve seed...

Benson Hill Biosystems Acquires Schillinger Genetics

Benson Hill will deliver and expand the portfolio of soybean varieties with superior protein content and quality for human food and animal feed markets.
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DLF Pickseed to Acquire La Crosse Seed

DLF Pickseed and La Crosse Seed are pleased to announce DLF Pickseed’s acquisition of all of the assets and business of La Crosse Seed. La Crosse Seed, with headquarters in La...
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F2F Genetics Network Shatters the Status Quo

Gene Editing, Off-Patent Technology and Data Science Give Rise to F2F Genetics Network Today, Aug. 14, Farmer’s Business Network, Inc., launches F2F Genetics Network, a “new” kind of seed company...
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Munson Hybrids to be acquired by Cornelius Seed and Legend Seeds

John and Holly Hennenfent, owners of Munson Hybrids, announced this morning the acquisition of Munson Hybrids Sales Division by Cornelius Seed and Legend Seeds. Financial arrangements were not disclosed. Munson...
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Midwest Seed Genetics Continues Expansion and Growth

Midwest Seed Genetics continues its growth with four senior managers joining the team. They are: Todd Claussen as Director Sales Agronomy; Chandra Edwards as Senior Operations Manager; Wayne Hoener...

DLF Seeds to Acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds

PGG Wrightson Ltd and DLF Seeds A/S have reached an agreement for DLF to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds. The transaction remains subject to regulatory approvals. PPG Wrightson Seeds is...
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Bowman vs Monsanto

Supreme Court Holds: Patent Exhaustion Does Not Apply to Patented Seeds Patent law experts say the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Bowman v. Monsanto...
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Corteva and Stoller to Sell Bionematicide for Sugar Cane in Brazil

Corteva Agriscience and Stoller, a world leader in plant nutrition foliar and biological solutions, just entered into a commercial partnership for exclusive distribution of Rizotec, a bionematicide for the...