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2011-06-14 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) will confirm its seed business, Pioneer Hi-Bred, shows strong early financial results through volume gains and price improvements for this season during today's Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference. "Pioneer is on pace for strong growth in its global business in 2011," said Paul E. Schickler, Pioneer president. "In North America where the planting season is coming to a close, we anticipate an increase in...

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...

2011-01-11 15:05:00

INDIANAPOLIS and WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and DuPont (NYSE: DD) business Pioneer Hi-Bred have resolved a dispute regarding the marketing of certain corn seed products sold through Pioneer's PROaccess(SM) business unit. As part of the resolution, Pioneer will continue to distribute products through its PROaccess(SM) business unit, with modified packaging. Further details were not disclosed....

2010-11-22 17:37:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a recent U.S. federal court ruling in Indianapolis related to allegations about the design of specific Pioneer corn seed packaging, Paul E. Schickler, president, Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont (NYSE: DD) business, issued the following statement: "This ruling does not restrict Pioneer's rights to distribute its high-performing corn seed containing Herculex® insect traits and Pioneer genetics through its...

2010-10-27 09:00:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestaron Corporation today announced the election of John Sorenson to the position of chairman and Elin Miller to the position of vice chairman of the company's Board of Directors. Both were previously members of the board. Former Chairman Eli Thomssen remains on the board. "The election of John as chairman and Elin as vice chairman will add strength to our Board," said John L. McIntyre, Ph.D., Vestaron president and chief executive officer....

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...

2010-02-03 15:02:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results and accomplishments and provided an outlook for 2010. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $2.4 million, or $0.05 per share, compared to a net loss of $2.6 million, or $0.06 per share, for the same period in 2008. As of December 31, 2009, the company had cash, cash equivalents,...

2010-01-05 11:46:00

PITTSBURG, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accidents are inevitable - or are they? Talk to any employee at Dow's Pittsburg Operations and they will tell you accidents - and injuries - are preventable. The Pittsburg Site has recently achieved several key safety milestones working one year without a recordable injury and has established a new site safety record working 392 days injury-free (and still counting). This is a significant improvement from a site that had more than a...


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