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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...

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...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and CHICAGO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and Chromatin Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into two agreements: the first provides Dow with rights to Chromatin's Mini-Chromosome technology and the second establishes an exclusive research and license agreement to combine EXZACT(TM) Precision Technology with Mini-Chromosomes, creating a novel technology platform for the...

2009-10-01 07:00:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), received a 2009 Michigan Green Chemistry Governor's Award at the inaugural event held at the Detroit Institute of Arts on September 24. The award was launched by Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in response to Governor Jennifer M. Granholm's Executive Directive: "Promotion of Green Chemistry for Sustainable Economic Development and Protection of Public...

2009-09-15 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences announced today that its affiliated cottonseed company, PhytoGen, has reached 10 percent of the total U.S. cottonseed units sold noting outstanding growth in leading high value markets, continued investment in the cotton industry, and an ongoing commitment to cotton globally. "Dow AgroSciences has a rich history in the cotton market with more than 50 years of experience working with cotton growers and researchers to bring...

2009-07-31 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and ST. LOUIS, July 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A key regulatory milestone has been reached for the 2010 commercial launch of SmartStax(TM), the corn industry's eagerly anticipated seed trait combination that will provide U.S. and Canadian corn farmers the most comprehensive weed and insect control and allow them to significantly reduce their structured refuge requirement. Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC (NYSE: DOW), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow...

2009-07-29 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today reported second quarter 2009 financial results and accomplishments. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2009, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $4.5 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to a consolidated net loss of $7.4 million, or $0.18 per share, for the same period in 2008. As of June 30, 2009, the company had cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities and interest...

2009-07-29 07:00:00

MIDLAND, Mich., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced that Pierre Brondeau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow Advanced Materials, has decided to retire. He will be succeeded by Jerome Peribere, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow AgroSciences. Antonio Galindez, currently Vice President of the Crops Global Business Unit of Dow AgroSciences, will assume leadership of Dow AgroSciences. "Pierre has been an...


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