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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...

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...

2009-11-24 12:00:00

CALGARY and BLENHEIM, Ontario, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences Canada announced today it is acquiring the assets of Hyland Seeds, a division of Thompsons Limited of Blenheim, Ontario. The addition of Hyland Seeds will further expand Dow AgroSciences' current seeds business as the company anticipates the introduction of SmartStax(TM) in 2010 and Dow AgroSciences Herbicide Tolerant Trait Technology in corn in 2012. The transactional close is expected in the near future....

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...