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  • Jul 23, 2015
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    Mycogen Seeds Moves Beyond Drought Tolerance with Stress-tolerant Hybrids


    INDIANAPOLIS — July 8, 2015 — Mycogen Seeds is helping growers in the western Corn Belt manage multiple environmental variables with a holistic solution: its new stress-tolerant corn portfolio. Unveiled today, the stress-tolerant portfolio features hybrids with a strong agronomic foundation, bred to handle a range of challenges common to the western Corn Belt — including disease and insect pressure, water availability and extreme heat....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    MONSANTO CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF WHEAT TECHNOLOGY CENTER

    ST. LOUIS (July 16, 2015)  – A ribbon-cutting ceremony today in Filer, Idaho, marked the grand opening of Monsanto’s Wheat Technology Center, which will serve as the company’s core U.S. wheat breeding R&D facility and bring together people and processes to drive innovation in wheat breeding....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    Bayer CropScience Marks Continued Agriculture Industry Leadership with Grand Opening Of SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center In Shakopee, Minnesota

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (July 9, 2015) – Bayer CropScience today celebrated its continued commitment to leading the agriculture industry with the grand opening of its SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center, a $12 million, 135,000-square-foot facility situated on 11 acres of land in Shakopee. This center, focusing on the equipment design and manufacturing business promotes advanced research and development on seed treatment products, seed coatings, equipment and services to provide holistic agricultural solutions to customers around the world....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
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    BECK’S EXPANDS TERRITORY TO INCLUDE NINE STATES

    Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, is pleased to announce a territory expansion into new regions of Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. This expansion adds roughly 12 million acres of corn and soybeans to Beck’s former marketing area to bring their total reach to half of the corn and soybean acres in the U.S. The continued growth will provide more Midwest farmers access to the world's most diverse genetics and traits in corn and soybeans....More
  • Jul 20, 2015
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    Fields of Genie: New local supply chain a breakthrough for craft beer

    Fort Collins, Colorado, June 12, 2015 – Limagrain Cereal Seeds (LCS) let the Genie out of the bottle at its Acres to Ales Tap Takeover event at local watering hole, the Mayor of Old Town—a Genie with the potential to revolutionize the craft beer industry. An energized crowd of plant breeders, farmers, maltsters, brewers and beer connoisseurs alike rubbed elbows and raised pints of beer made with LCS Genie, the company’s first malting barley....More

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