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  • Jun 25, 2015
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    Zeal® SC Miticide Now Registered with Liquid Formulation

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—June 24, 2015—Valent U.S.A. Corporation announced today that Zeal® SC Miticide has been registered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a new liquid formulation that allows for quick mixing and easy loading. This new label use provides growers with the ability to conveniently apply Zeal with both ground and aerial equipment, saving them time and offering increased flexibility....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    THE CLIMATE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES RECORD ADOPTION OF DIGITAL AGRONOMIC SERVICES PLATFORM

    SAN FRANCISCO (June 24, 2015) - Today, The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced that farmers have mapped more than 75 million row crop acres in their digital agriculture platform, up from 50 million acres in 2014. This significant acre adoption represents nearly 45 percent of all corn and soybean acres planted in the U.S. The company’s digital agriculture platform includes Climate Basic™, Climate Pro™ and FieldView® from Precision Planting....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    BEYOND BIG DATA: ACTIONABLE PRECISION DATA WILL DRIVE NEXT AG REVOLUTION

    San Francisco, CA — June 23, 2015 —Advances in data science and technology will be transformational and can alter the outcome for the nine billion people expected by 2050 if advances are adopted at a necessary speed across the food system, according to FarmLink leaders speaking at GAI AgTech Week Conference....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    Valent U.S.A Corporation Announces Expanded Partnership with National FFA Foundation

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – June 23, 2015 – Valent U.S.A. Corporation today announced it has been named a 5-star member of the National FFA Foundation. This includes an expanded sponsorship in many of the organization’s projects....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    BASF creates chemistry with stakeholders to tackle the challenges of sustainable food in Chicago

    FLORHAM PARK, NJ, June 23, 2015 – BASF is hosting a Science Symposium in Chicago to address one of the world’s pressing future challenges: sustainable food. Under the banner of “Sustainable Food Chain – From Field to Table,” eminent scientists, academics, and thought leaders from a variety of disciplines are meeting to discuss how food production can be more sustainable along the complete supply chain necessary to feed a growing world population. The symposium is part of a co-creation program marking BASF’s 150th anniversary....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
    press release

    First magnesium chloride-based fertilizer approved for organic farming in North America

    GLENMONT, NY - June 23rd, 2015 – North America’s farmers have a new option that will strengthen their crops and help meet the demand for organic produce by today’s consumer. Innovative Surface Solutions today announced the availability of AgMag™, the first magnesium chloride-based fertilizer approved for organic farming in North America....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    DuPont Pioneer Gains Exclusive License for Genome-Editing Technology from Vilnius University

    DES MOINES, Iowa, USA and VILNIUS, Lithuania, June 23, 2015 – DuPont Pioneer (DuPont) today announced a technology license and research collaboration agreement with Vilnius University to further the technical and commercial utility of guided Cas9 genome editing technology. Under the agreement, DuPont receives an exclusive license to Vilnius University intellectual property for all commercial uses, including in agriculture. In addition, Vilnius University and DuPont have entered into a multi-year research collaboration to advance the development of the technology....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    IARC Classification of 2,4-D Inconsistent with Government Reviews

    INDIANAPOLIS — June 22, 2015 — The classification of the herbicide 2,4-D by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is inconsistent with government findings in nearly 100 countries, including the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, France, Japan, Brazil and China, which have for decades affirmed the safety of 2,4-D when used according to approved labeling. Government reviews were based on rigorous hazard and risk evaluations of more than 4,000 scientific studies....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    VAmerican Agri-Women Partners with Syngenta on its 'Drive Across America'


    American Agri-Women is celebrating 40 years of advocating for agriculture with its “Drive Across America” and is pleased to announce Syngenta as a sponsor....More
  • Jun 25, 2015
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    Agren® Introduces New Sustainability Solution for Agribusiness

    Carroll, Iowa - June 19, 2015 - Agren, Inc., the leading provider of sustainability technology to agriculture, unveiled their three-tiered Sustainability Solution for ag retailers today....More

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