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,...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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,...
restum

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,...
leading

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...

Western Integrated Seeds to Expand Processing Facility

Western Integrated Seed has broken ground on its latest expansion phase at the Hooper, Nebraska, seed processing and shipping facility. Construction is underway on a new project that includes...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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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DuPont Pioneer Expands its Pioneer Brand A-Series Soybean Lineup

DuPont Pioneer announced that it will offer 56 new high yield potential Pioneer brand A-Series soybean products for growers in the U.S. and Canada in 2018. This new class...

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...
evotec

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,...