Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

FMC’s Buyout Of DuPont Units Will Boost It To #5 In Ag Chems Globally- DTN

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🕔Apr 3, 2017Spring winds swirled through the agrochemical industry Friday with a spinoff of specific DuPont Company assets to FMC Corporation, a sale which helps satisfy regulatory clearance of DuPont’s merger with […]

DuPont And FMC Strike Deal To Trade Certain Product Lines

🕔Mar 31, 2017DuPont today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with FMC Corporation  to divest a portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business, including certain research and development capabilities, and […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Corn: FMC And BASF Enter In-Furrow Premix Agreement

🕔Nov 7, 2016Two ag chemical manufacturers – BASF and FMC Corporation – have announced that they will develop premix combinations of their products for in-furrow use in corn. Products will include BASF’s […]

Monsanto Updates 2016 Recommendations, Incentives – Corn, Soybeans, Cotton

🕔Feb 29, 2016Monsanto announced its recommendations today (2/29) for the 2016 Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions. Additions to last year’s platform include a new, first-of-its-kind tool to fight tough-to-control and herbicide-resistant […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans – Wet Start Keeps Biting Back – AgFax

🕔Sep 3, 2015Crop advisors are getting questions about fertility plans and cover crops for the fall. Everyone is anxious to have this year wrapped up. More crop damage is showing up as […]

Midwest Grain – Sugarcane Aphid in Kansas; Disease Pressure is On – AgFax

🕔Aug 13, 2015Sugarcane aphids apparently packed their bags in Texas and took the fast train into Kansas sorghum. See our sugarcane info links below.  White mold and sudden death syndrome are turning […]

FMC to Establish New European Headquarters, R&D Center in Denmark

🕔Jul 30, 2015FMC Corporation today announced that it will establish a European regional headquarters and research facility in Horsholm, a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark.  The new FMC European Innovation Center (EIC), expected […]

Midwest Grain: Even the Frogs Could Use a Break – AgFax

🕔Jun 24, 2015Even the frogs could use a rain break!  Heavy rains have produced wheat head sprouting in Illinois, replanting of edible beans in Michigan and North Dakota, and some field flooding […]

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