Hinrichs

Corteva Agriscience Provides Pipeline Update

Corteva Agriscience Chief Executive Officer-elect, James C. Collins, Jr. presented an update on Corteva Agriscience’s industry-leading pipeline during the 2019 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture & Chemicals Conference. Collins...

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...

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...
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Corteva Agriscience Acquires Clearfield Canola Production System from BASF

Corteva Agriscience announced that it has acquired the Clearfield Canola Production System in Canada and the United States from BASF. Clearfield canola is a globally-recognized non-genetically modified herbicide tolerance (HT) system, consisting of an herbicide tolerance...
corn hybrids

Kansas Ethanol Signs Agreement to Use Enogen Corn from Syngenta

Syngenta announced a three-year marketing agreement with Kansas Ethanol, LLC to use Enogen corn enzyme technology at its 80 million-gallon ethanol plant in Lyons, Kansas. Enogen corn enzyme technology is an...
tools

Inari Agriculture Adds Plant Breeding Tools Through License to UCLA Epigenetics Patents

Inari announced it has secured exclusive patent licenses for epigenetics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The agreement, through UCLA’s Technology Development Group, gives Inari access to tools that will positively...

Soil Health Partnership Call for Proposals

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) announced it is accepting proposals for partnerships and collaboration for 2019. SHP encourages any organization or individuals who have an interest in working together...
evotec

IRRI and Nagoya University Strengthen Partnership in Rice Research and Education

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Nagoya University strengthened their partnership by signing an agreement to intensify cooperation in rice research and education. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed...
tillerman

UPL Completes the Acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

UPL Limited (UPL) announced the completion of its acquisition of Arysta LifeScience Inc. (Arysta) from Platform Specialty Products for $4.2 billion. The completion of the transaction, which was signed...

The Access to Seeds Index Challenges Seed Companies to Reach Smallholder Farmers

Global seed companies are adapting their products to combat the impacts of climate change and address nutritional needs; however, a new study from the Amsterdam-based Access to Seeds Foundation, shows limited access to...

Germains Seed Technology Celebrates Grand Opening of New Gilroy Facilities

On January 22, 2019, Germains Seed Technology held a grand opening to celebrate the completion of their new organic automated processing facility and Research and Development Lab in Gilroy....
vibrance

Yield10 Bioscience Initiates Program in Corn to Evaluate Novel Traits

Yield10 Bioscience announced that it has initiated an early development program in corn to evaluate novel seed yield and drought tolerance traits. Corn is the highest value commercial row crop...
fiber

Arbor Biosciences and the IWGSC Partner on Wheat Exome

Arbor Biosciences announces their partnership with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), an international organization dedicated to developing a gold-standard reference genome for bread wheat cv. Chinese Spring. This...
evotec

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...
canadian wheat

USDA: No GMOs Detected, No Labeling

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard on December 20, 2018. The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law, passed...
NIFA

Hudson River Biotechnology Opens Up New Laboratory

Hudson River Biotechnology (HRB) opens up a state-of-the-art laboratory in Wageningen to facilitate its ground-breaking research in precision plant breeding. Following the global surge in CRISPR investments and research, HRB is pleased...
Barbosa

Darwin Perennials to Ship AutoStix from Darwin Colombia

Darwin Perennials announces it will ship AutoStix options for its vegetative perennial offerings through Darwin Colombia effective immediately. AutoStix is the transplant technology developed by Visser Horti Systems (The Netherlands) that...
libertylink

Evogene and TMG Collaborate to Develop Nematode Resistant Soybean Through Genome Editing

Evogene Ltd. announced a collaboration for the development of non-GMO nematode resistant soybean utilizing genome editing technologies on TMG’s commercial soybean lines. Pursuant to the collaboration, Evogene will utilize its...
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La Crosse Seed Acquires Certain Assets of Heritage Seed Company

La Crosse Seed has acquired the inventory and brands of Heritage Seed Company and has also agreed to take over the service and support of Heritage customers. As Heritage, located...
roundup

Nucelis Partners with Nanjing Darwingenetech to Build a Business in China

Nucelis, the microbial strain development subsidiary of agriculture biotech company Cibus, today announced a partnership agreement with Nanjing Darwingenetech Co, Ltd (Darwin) to jointly identify and enter into agreements with...