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Date：Jun. 22, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
After nearly 40 years at Monsanto Co., the company that spread genetically engineered seed across the U.S. heartland and beyond, now-former chief executive Hugh...
Date：Jun. 11, 2018 Category：Companies
Platform Specialty Products Corp. is in talks to sell its agricultural-chemicals business to London-based Wilmcote Holdings PLC for about $3 billion.
Date：Mar. 1, 2018 Category：Companies
German chemical giant Bayer AG on Wednesday said it was preparing to sell more assets to win antitrust approval for its $60 billion-plus takeover of Monsanto Co...
Date：Aug. 2, 2017 Category：Companies
A quartet of well-known activist investors has lined up to pounce on plans to break up DowDuPont, the $150 billion chemicals behemoth that will be created by me...
Date：Sep. 12, 2016 Category：Companies
The European Union’s antitrust regulator on last Friday said it had suspended its deadline for a review into the proposed merger of Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont...
Date：Jun. 14, 2016 Category：Companies
Bayer AG's bid to buy Monsanto Co. for more than $60 billion has hit an impasse that could pose a challenge for the blockbuster agriculture tie-up.
Date：Jan. 7, 2016 Category：Companies
Monsanto Co. ’s top executive said the seed giant is struggling in its efforts to engage rival Syngenta AG in deal talks—despite statements last month by his ...
Date：Dec. 9, 2015 Category：Companies
Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. are in advanced talks to merge, in a tie-up that would cap off the strongest year ever for takeovers and would come amid a surge...
Date：Nov. 20, 2015 Category：Companies
Agricultural majors are exploring options to combine their businesses as they grapple with low farm commodity prices, sources revealed recently.
Date：Nov. 6, 2015 Category：Companies
Some of the world’s largest agricultural companies are looking to combine with one another as three years of shriveling crop prices have pressured profits, in ...
Date：Jul. 21, 2015 Category：Companies
CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
U.S. fertilizer maker CF Industries Holdings Inc. is in advanced merger talks with Amsterdam-listed chemical company OCI NV, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Date：Mar. 13, 2015 Category：Regulations
U.S. regulators for the first time are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resis...
Date：Oct. 13, 2014 Category：Companies
Platform Specialty Products Corp. is in advanced talks to acquire rival Arysta LifeScience Ltd. for about $3.5 billion including debt, according to people famil...
Date：Sep. 24, 2014 Category：Companies
Norway's Yara International and U.S.-based CF Industries Holdings Inc. said they are discussing a merger that would create a new, nearly $19 billion-a-year pow...
Date：Aug. 21, 2014 Category：Products
Monsanto expects to begin selling new soybean seeds resistant to a broader range of herbicides in 2016 pending regulatory approvals in major agricultural countr...
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Date：Jul. 14, 2014 Category：Companies
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced that it has received a $1.5 million milestone paymen...
Tags:Investment & Expansion
Date：May. 16, 2014 Category：Markets
U.S. farmers are dousing their fields with a wider array of herbicides, helping some turn a corner in the war on super weeds but adding new costs and environmen...
Date：Oct. 9, 2012 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an Indiana farmer's appeal that challenges the scope of Monsanto's patent rights on its Roundup Ready seeds.
Date：Aug. 25, 2011 Category：Markets
The illegal trade in counterfeit pesticides has grown into a multimillion-euro industry in Europe, putting consumers' lives and farmers' livelihoods at risk as ...
Date：May. 27, 2011 Category：Markets
Cocoa farmers from Brazil to Mexico are scrambling to protect their crops from a potentially devastating fungus that could crimp supplies of the chocolate ingre...