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Oct. 1, 2014Companies
Monsanto’s Statement on Montana State University and GM Wheat
Monsanto’s Statement on Montana State University and GM WheatEarlier this summer, Montana State University observed some volunteer wheat plants that were not responding to treatment with glyphosate in a small area on one of their research farms where historic Roundup Ready Wheat field trials were conducted.   Read More
Oct. 1, 2014Companies
Monsanto to invest $120 million in Argentina
The minister of Industry, Débora Giorgi, received Monsanto´s executives, who informed her about an investment plan for the next three years in Argentina, for a total of $120 million. With this plan, Monsanto seeks to increase technological development in its local production.   Read More
Oct. 1, 2014Companies
Tata conducts research on non pesticidal management
Tata conducts research on non pesticidal managementTata Global Beverages had announced Project Sustainable Plant Protection Formulation (S-PPF) in August 2014 with the vision to promote ecological agriculture & Non Pesticidal Management (NPM) in tea production in India. To fulfill the commitment, TGB is encouraging its suppliers to use ecological practices such as bio-pesticides, biological agents, tillage etc. in their farms.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Markets
Trouble brews for India Greenpeace over pesticides report
The Centre’s anti-NGO tirade got a boost on Monday with the Crop Care Federation of India (CCFI) backed by former Greenpeace member Dr. Patrick Moore taking on foreign funded groups for “derailing the progress of the Indian agricultural sector.”   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Companies
Monsanto launches Mexico center for developing GMO corn
Monsanto said on Monday it has launched a global center in Mexico for developing new hybrid and genetically modified strains of corn, part of the company's push to boost output of the planet's most widely produced grain.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Products
Stoller launches foliar fertilizer in Brazil
Stoller launches foliar fertilizer in BrazilStoller recently launched foliar fertilizer Starter Manganês in Brazil, the first product of the company to use the new technology Adhera in the formulation. The main differential, according to the multinational, is to promote a better coverage, uniformity, and retention of the solution applied on the leave, allied with compatibility with herbicides and insecticides.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Products
Eden Research announces successful trials combat Botrytis in grapes
Eden Research announces successful trials combat Botrytis in grapesEden Research plc, a natural micro-encapsulation company, announced that its Greece based licence partner, Redestos S.A, has carried out successful pre-launch trials on grapes using Eden's plant protection product, 3AEY, which uses low-risk active ingredients (three terpenes) and Eden's natural encapsulation technology, GO-E Inside™, to combat botrytis, a fungus that affects many plants and is a major concern for grape producers and vineyards.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Companies
AgReliant Genetics and Spensa Tech agree on precision planting tools
AgReliant Genetics and Spensa Tech agree on precision planting toolsAgReliant Genetics LLC, a leader in seed research, production and quality, and Spensa Technologies Inc., a multiplatform agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park, signed an agreement that will help growers integrate innovative and precision planting tools with AgReliant hybrid information to improve overall crop production.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Products
USDA extends comment on Monsanto’s Xtend crops
The USDA’S Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has extended the comment period on its draft environmental impact statement(EIS) of Monsanto’s Xtend™ crops (MON 87708 soybean and MON 88701 cotton).   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Products
Bayer CropScience launches Raxil® Easy for wheat
Bayer CropScience launches Raxil® Easy for wheatBayer CropScience has launched a new fungicide Raxil® Easy, (Tebuconazole + Prothioconazole + Metalaxyl), a seed treatment product for the control of loose smut disease in wheat. The new product was launched in the markets of Karnal in Haryana and Ludhiana in Punjab.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Companies
Monsanto announces new Insect Management Knowledge Program
Two years ago, Monsanto launched the Corn Rootworm Knowledge Program, designed to reward the research and academic community for outstanding projects that addressed specific aspects of the pest and how best to manage it. Now, with $6 million in funding and 13 research projects currently underway, Monsanto is expanding the program to include projects on insect pests that can significantly impact all row crops across the U.S.   Read More
Sep. 30, 2014Science&Research
Study finds no sign of health problems from GMO livestock feed
A new scientific review from the University of California, Davis, reports that the performance and health of food-producing animals consuming genetically engineered feed, first introduced 18 years ago, has been comparable to that of animals consuming non-GE feed.   Read More