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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...

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...


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