strategy

Syngenta Adds New Director to the Board

Following the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, April 12, it was announced that Louise O. Fresco will join the Board of Directors as an independent...
competition

Syngenta Announces EPA Registration of Dicamba Herbicide Tavium Plus VaporGrip Technology

Syngenta announced today that its newest herbicide, Tavium Plus VaporGrip Technology herbicide, has been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As the market’s first premix...

Inari Broadens Plant Breeding Toolkit Through Exclusive Agreement with Cold Spring Harbor Lab

Inari continues to expand its capabilities with exclusive patent licenses to technologies developed at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL). The technology, Promoter Fine Tuning,...

University of Saskatchewan Crop Scientists Help Crack the Durum Wheat Genome

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers played a key role in an international consortium that has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat—the source of semolina for pasta,...

Beck Ag Welcomes New CEO

Beck Ag, Inc. announced today the appointment of Richard Bettison as the company’s new chief executive officer (CEO). The announcement came from Beck Ag Founder and Board...

Two New Wheat Varieties Announced by Texas A&M AgriLife

Two new wheat varieties have been announced by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the TAM Wheat Improvement Program, according to Dr. Jackie Rudd, AgriLife Research wheat breeder...

New Partnership to Boost Food Security in Africa By Use of AI

Atlas AI, a Silicon Valley-based public benefit corporation founded in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), an African-led,...
DONMARIO

Golden Harvest Brings More Choice to Farmers, Expands Soybean Portfolio

Golden Harvest demonstrates its continued dedication to the local needs of farmers by expanding its soybean portfolio with the latest trait technology. By adding the new Enlist...

Incotec Celebrates Opening of Urbandale Innovation Center

Incotec, a market leader in seed enhancement technology, is proud to announce the official opening of a state-of- the-art Innovation Center, dedicated to providing market focused agriculture products and solutions.....
CSTA

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS Announce the Winner of the 2019 Syngenta...

Syngenta and the Analytics Society of INFORMS are proud to recognize a team from Germany as the winner of the 2019 Syngenta Crop Challenge in Analytics.

PlantArcBio and ICL Innovation Announce Collaboration to Develop Crop Enhancers

PlantArcBio and ICL Innovation announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of innovative crop productivity enhancers for agriculture. The agreement was signed following...

Bayer and Fair Planet Renew Commitment to Improve Access to Seeds in Ethiopia

Bayer has renewed its commitment to the “Bridging the Seed Gap” project for five years. The project, developed by the non-profit organization Fair Planet, facilitates smallholder farmers’...
stress

Scientists Identify a Novel Gene for Corn Straw Utilization

Plant cell walls, as repositories of fixed carbon, are important sources of biomass, which is mainly composed of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin. However, the complex lignin structure and its...

Arcadia Biosciences CEO Steps Down

Arcadia Biosciences announces the departure of president and CEO Eric Rey for medical reasons. Roger Salameh, company officer and vice president of business development, will serve as interim CEO...

Marrone Bio Innovations Announces Distribution Partnership in Western Canada

Marrone Bio Innovations, a developer of biological crop protection and plant health solutions, announced that it has appointed TerraLink Horticulture as a distributor of the Regalia Maxx...
neonicotinoids

U.S. Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel found that China has administered its...

Plants Are Also Stressed Out

What will a three-degree-warmer world look like? How will plants fare in more extreme weather conditions? When experiencing stress or damage from various sources, plants use chloroplast-to-nucleus...

New Research to “Stamp Out” Aflatoxin

Corn farmers' ongoing quest to manage and mitigate the fungus aflatoxin received a boost this week with the announcement that the Aflatoxin Mitigation Center of Excellence has approved seven...

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...

Arcadia Biosciences Receives European Patent for Water Use Efficiency Trait Technology

California's Arcadia Biosciences announces that the European Patent Office has granted a key patent for its Water Use Efficiency (WUE) trait. The patent covers the use of Arcadia’s WUE...