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Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

👤By Randy LaBauve, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 25, 2017

A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the LSU AgCenter, pesticide specialists at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture

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DowDuPont Opens As One on Friday – End Of Era – DTN

DowDuPont Opens As One on Friday – End Of Era – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Chemical giants Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont are expected to officially complete their merger at the end of the stock market close Thursday as shares of the two companies stop trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The merged $130

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Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

Burndown: Elevore Pre-Plant Herbicide Available in 2018 to Control Broadleaf Weeds

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Trials across the Midwest and Midsouth conducted by farmers and retailers through Dow AgroSciences’ Field Forward on-farm research program showed superior burndown control on tough broadleaf weeds using Elevore herbicide. Powered by a new Group 4 growth regulator herbicide developed

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Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN

Cotton Bollworm: Bt Cotton Resistance Showing Up from North Carolina to Texas – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 21, 2017

From the Carolinas to Texas, the cotton bollworm is leading an assault on Bt cotton again this year.   Growing resistance to the Bt traits found in the most common cotton varieties is proving problematic as southern states face another

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Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company has entered into a definitive agreement with CITIC Agri Fund to divest a select portion of Dow AgroSciences’ corn seed business in Brazil for a purchase price of $1.1 billion. The scope of the divestiture includes

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China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

China Approves Import of Dow’s Enlist Trait in Corn – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist weed control system continued its path toward full commercialization Wednesday after China granted import approval to its corn trait.   Corn hybrids with the Enlist trait, which grants tolerance to 2,4-D choline and glyphosate, will now be

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DuPont-Dow Deal Gains Tentative Brazilian Anti-Trust Approval

DuPont-Dow Deal Gains Tentative Brazilian Anti-Trust Approval

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 17, 2017

DuPont and Dow announced today that Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger. CADE’s approval hinges on the divestment of a select portion of Dow’s corn seed business in Brazil, including some seed processing

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Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

Cotton and Sorghum: Transform WG Insecticide Gets Section 18 Emergency Use Exemptions

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 4, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions from EPA for Transform WG insecticide in select states for the 2017 production season. The Section 18 emergency use exemptions come as welcome news to cotton and sorghum growers. States receiving a

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Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What?

Chemical, Seed Mergers: The Big 6 Will Soon be 4 – Then What?

👤By James M. McDonald - USDA Amber Waves 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Agriculture in the United States uses less land, and far less labor, today than it did in the 1940s. Yet agricultural production grew by 169 percent between 1948 and 2013, with nearly all of it due to improvements in productivity.

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Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Despite initial backlash to the proposed mega-mergers among agro-chemical companies in the past two years, some of the deals appear to be inching toward finality.   Most recently, the European Commission approved the Dow Chemical and DuPont marriage, and some

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