In 2010, Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) formed Limagrain Cereal Seeds LLC (“Limagrain Cereal”), a joint venture company with their strategic partner and collaborator in wheat, Vilmorin & Cie, a French corporation (“Limagrain”), focused on the development and commercialization of improved wheat seed in North America.

A U.S. wholly owned subsidiary of Limagrain (“VUSA”) owned a 65% interest and the Company owned a 35% interest in the joint venture. After several years of productive development activities, both the Company and Limagrain remain committed to a partnership to develop and commercialize wheat-based products but have determined that the current joint venture arrangement is not the best structure through which to carry out their future collaboration. The parties are working diligently to determine the optimal forward construct.

In order to provide for a new construct, the Company, Limagrain and VUSA entered into an exchange agreement pursuant to which the Company transferred to VUSA the Company’s entire membership interest in Limagrain Cereal and VUSA transferred to the Company 1,843,888 shares of the Company’s common stock held by VUSA, effective as of March 31, 2017. The Company cancelled and retired these shares upon receipt.

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Have a China Field Visit, to Explore the Opportunity of Chinese Agchem Market !

In 2015, the Chinese government put forward the Pesticide & Fertilizer-use Zero Growth program, for which a series of supportive policies were released. The program set a new requirement for the supply of environment-friendly products and the provision of advanced agricultural technology for application towards crop protection and crop nutrition services. It will also have a profound effect on the Chinese agrochemical market structure in the future.

At the request of some of our readers, AgroPages is planning to organize a China field visit for enterprises interested in the Chinese agrochemical market. Enterprises, including but not limited to green crop protection product vendors, agrotechnical service providers and precision agriculture-oriented enterprises can participate in the field visit. 
We will arrange meetings with Chinese agrotechnical promotion agencies and prime distributors, as well as organize interviews with farmers and major growers, so that enterprises can understand the needs of the market and explore the available business opportunities. China is vast, with diversified structure of cultivation. To better fulfill your expectations from the Chinese market, you are kindly requested to take part in the following survey to enable us to schedule this business trip to your satisfaction.
  1. 1. Would you consider attending such an investigation group?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Won't attend now, but will attend next year
  2. 2. What would you like to know about the Chinese agrichemical industry during this visit?
    • Agri-inputs Supply Position
    • Crop Plantation
    • Pesticides and Fertilizers Registration
    • Distribution
    • Partner Selection
    • Policy and Regulation
    • Other(Please specify)
  3. 3. Which company/organization would you like to visit or hold a meeting with during this visit?
    • Agriculture Technology and Popularization Center
    • Agri-inputs manufacturer
    • Agri-inputs distributor
    • Large-scale grower
    • Pesticide and Fertilizer Registration Department/Agent
    • Other(Please specify)
  4. 4. When would be the most convenient time for you to attend the investigation group?
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • November
    • Other(Please specify)
  5. 5. Briefly introduce your company and business?
  6. 6. Please leave your contact information, if you are interested in more details about the visit.
    Your Name: