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2011-04-06 14:24:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Termites love wood, so discovering a bait they love even more has pest control experts across the country excited. In side-by-side tests where termites could choose between wood or the new revolutionary bait, termites readily preferred the bait. Surprisingly, termites like the bait even more if it ages, cracks or gets moldy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/CG77927-a) (Photo:...

2011-01-22 08:56:29

They pop up in farm fields across 22 states, and they've been called the single largest threat to production agriculture that farmers have ever seen. They are "superweeds" "“ undesirable plants that can tolerate multiple herbicides, including the popular gylphosate, also known as RoundUp "“ and they cost time and money because the only real solution is for farmers to plow them out of the field before they suffocate corn, soybeans or cotton. Now, thanks to the work of researchers...

2010-07-30 12:30:00

BRUSSELS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The European Commission announced that it has granted import, food, feed and processing approvals for biotechnology maize products jointly developed by DuPont (NYSE: DD) business Pioneer Hi-Bred and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. Maize products containing the Herculex® I insect protection and the Herculex® RW trait stack (also known as 1507x59122 stack or as...

2010-06-02 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, the range of farmers' future seed choices broadened as Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) granted a new royalty-bearing, Roundup Ready 2 Yield® license to Dow AgroSciences. The new agreement expands Dow AgroSciences' trait stacking and existing licensing rights across its soybean seed brands and licensing partners. "Through our collaborative relationship with Dow AgroSciences, more farmers will be able to experience the...

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2010-05-05 11:49:09

Using herbicides to sterilize rather than to kill weedy grasses might be a more economical and environmentally sound weed control strategy, according to a study by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and a cooperator. Rangeland ecologist Matt Rinella at the ARS Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory in Miles City, Mont., conducted the study with colleagues at Miles City and Robert Masters with Dow AgroSciences LLC, in Indianapolis, Ind. Exotic annual grasses such as...

2010-01-05 00:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta (NYSE: SYT, SWX: SYNN) and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that Syngenta has granted Dow AgroSciences licenses to a number of VipCot(TM) cotton varieties, as well as access to its COT102 cotton transgenic event. Under the terms of the agreement, Dow AgroSciences will receive a global license to develop and commercialize stacked combinations of...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and Agrisoma Biosciences, Inc. today announced the signing of a research and commercial license option agreement. The agreement provides Dow AgroSciences with access to Agrisoma's proprietary Engineered Trait Loci (ETL) technology on an exclusive basis in major food crops, and on a non-exclusive basis, in other crop...

2009-11-13 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was recognized for industry-leading technology and innovation with three Agrow Awards. The prestigious Agrow Awards honor corporate and individual excellence in the crop protection and production industry. Winners of the 2009 Agrow Awards were selected by a panel of 12 professionals from the crop protection and agricultural biotech industry, and were...

2009-11-12 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and DuPont (NYSE: DD) announced they have entered into a commercial cross-licensing agreement that will enable the two companies to deliver expanded herbicide-tolerant soybean options to farmers in the next decade. Under the agreement, Dow AgroSciences is licensing non-exclusively its proprietary herbicide tolerant trait technology for...


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