Sep. 22, 2017News & Opinions
Bayer Crop Science has voiced its optimism that long-term trends in the agricultural sector remained positive despite the market’s recent weakness and volatility.
Sep. 18, 2017News & Opinions
AMVAC Netherlands, a wholly owned subsidiary of US specialty and agricultural products company American Vanguard, is to acquire Grupo Agricenter, a Costa Rica-based distributor of crop protection products operating in seven Central ...
Apr. 06, 2017News & Opinions
Within two days, one of the three mega mergers influencing in major part the agrochemicals sector moved two steps closer to becoming reality. On Apr. 4-5, the US Federal Trade Commission, followed by the European Commission, greenlighted ...
Jan. 26, 2017News & Opinions
BASF has launched what it says is a “range of new solutions” to fight disease, weeds and insects in Indian rice crops, thus boosting the productivity and income of farmers on the Asian subcontinent. Rice is India’s most ...
Apr. 04, 2016Topics
Until recently, few outsiders would have called the agricultural chemicals sector exciting. It’s hard to imagine, for example, a thriller or torrid love story or even a poem set in a soybean field, although the Scottish national poet ...
May. 29, 2015News & Opinions
BASF has opened its new agricultural research station in Loni Kand, Pune, India.
May. 06, 2015News & Opinions
Predators are stalking not only Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant, but also agrochemicals giant Syngenta.
Oct. 21, 2014News & Opinions
Specialty chemicals company Platform Specialty Products Corp has signed a "definitive agreement" to buy rival Arysta LifeScience for about $3.51 billion from an unnamed company backed by private equity investor Permira.
Aug. 22, 2014News & Opinions
Japan's Mitsui has agreed to acquire global business operations for DuPont's copper fungicide Kocide.
Feb. 28, 2014News & Opinions
BASF has revised upward to €2.1 billion the expected peak sales potential of its crop protection R&D pipeline up to 2020. This represents an increase of €400 million over the figure announced in 2013.
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