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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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Dow-DuPont Merger Gets Thumbs Up from 2 Former Ag Secretaries – DTN

Dow-DuPont Merger Gets Thumbs Up from 2 Former Ag Secretaries – DTN

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

A pair of former U.S. agriculture secretaries have written a letter endorsing the merger of Dow and DuPont. The merger is needed to help the agricultural divisions of Dow and DuPont compete against even larger companies in the seed and

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Enlist Duo Approved For Cotton, Plus Corn And Soy Approvals Widen

Enlist Duo Approved For Cotton, Plus Corn And Soy Approvals Widen

👤From a press release 🕔Jan 13, 2017

Enlist Duo herbicide has received federal registration for use on Enlist cotton, which will allow growers to use an additional mode of action postemergence. For 2017, the Enlist cotton trait will be available exclusively in PhytoGen cottonseed. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Monsanto-Bayer Merger Gets Shareholders’ Blessing – DTN

Monsanto-Bayer Merger Gets Shareholders’ Blessing – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 13, 2016

Shareholders for Monsanto Co. officially voted Tuesday at a special meeting to approve the merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. In a news release, Monsanto stated that its shareowners will receive $128 per share in cash at the

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Wheat: New Tech Offers ALS-Resistant Weed Control

Wheat: New Tech Offers ALS-Resistant Weed Control

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 17, 2016

From searching for profitability in depressed wheat prices to deciding among countless input options, wheat growers have a lot on their plates as they look to 2017. While herbicide resistance has been an issue, ALS-resistant weeds have become a more

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Dow Will License Sorghum Genetics To Chromatin

Dow Will License Sorghum Genetics To Chromatin

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 10, 2016

Chromatin Inc., an ag technology company, has signed an exclusive license agreement to use unique sorghum genetic stocks developed by Agrigenetics Inc., an affiliate of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Under the agreement, Chromatin is deploying Dow AgroSciences’ sorghum technology to launch

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