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  • May 8, 2015
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    Major Retail Chain Kum & Go Announces Launch of E15 Ethanol Availability

    WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the announcement today that Kum & Go, the fifth-largest, privately held and company-operated convenience store chain in the U.S., will be offering E15, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement:...More
  • May 8, 2015
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    Topcon announces exemption to operate Unmanned Aerial System

    LIVERMORE, Calif. – April 27, 2015 – Topcon Positioning Systems announces it has received a national exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that allows for operation of its unmanned aerial system (UAS) in the United States. The exemption covers the operation of the Sirius Basic and Sirius Pro for aerial data collection. ...More
  • May 8, 2015
    press release

    Acuron™ corn herbicide receives federal EPA registration

    GREENSBORO, N.C., USA, Apr. 28, 2015 –Growers looking to control difficult weeds like waterhemp, giant ragweed and Palmer amaranth will have access to Acuron™corn herbicide from Syngenta, now that it has received registration from the federal EPA. ...More
  • May 7, 2015
    press release

    EU Moves Pioneer® Brand Plenish® High Oleic Soybeans Forward

    DuPont Pioneer released the following statement following the European Commission's approval of the Plenish® high oleic soybean single trait for import, food, feed use and processing....More
  • May 4, 2015
    press release

    Bayer CropScience Helps Growers CARE for Crops and Bees



    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 21, 2015) – Bayer CropScience announces the continuation of its CARE Program. CARE is aimed at supporting the ongoing collaboration between growers and beekeepers and the critical role they both play in feeding a growing planet and being good stewards of the environment. In the U.S., more than $15 billion dollars worth of crops are pollinated by bees each year. Growers – and bees – are increasingly tasked to produce more food as our world population grows....More
  • May 4, 2015
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    DuPont Acquires Taxon Biosciences, Inc.

    WILMINGTON, Del., April 22, 2015 – Today, DuPont announced it has agreed to acquire Taxon Biosciences, Inc., a leading microbiome discovery company. This acquisition will build on DuPont’s in-house capabilities and unparalleled market access in both seed and crop protection to discover and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture customers globally....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Monsanto Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies

    ST. LOUIS -- Monsanto Company announces a $400,000 commitment to partner with and support the efforts of experts working to benefit monarch butterflies....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    EPA approves Enlist Duo™ herbicide for use in additional states

    INDIANAPOLIS — April 1, 2015 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its approval of Enlist Duo™ herbicide for use in additional states. A key component of the innovative Enlist™ Weed Control System, Enlist Duo with Colex-D™ Technology is the only herbicide to combine the proven performance of glyphosate with new 2,4-D choline for exceptional weed control in corn and soybeans....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Corn and Soybean Growers Up the Ante for 2015 Herbicide Resistance Management

    WILMINGTON, Del., April 14, 2015 – Herbicide resistance management continues to be a priority for corn and soybean growers, and they’re working together more effectively to slow the spread of resistant weeds, according to a survey sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection at the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix, Arizona....More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Fortix® Fungicide Now Registered for Suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans

    CARY, N.C. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 16, 2015)  –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of Fortix® Fungicide for suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans. Its use in most soybean producing states is under a FIFRA 2(ee) label.  Fortix is jointly marketed and sold by Arysta LifeScience and Cheminova, Inc....More

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