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2009-07-14 12:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and EL PASO, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC announced today it is acquiring the majority of assets of Illinois based corn company Pfister Hybrids. The addition of Pfister Hybrids will further expand Dow AgroSciences' current U.S. seeds business as the company anticipates the introduction of SmartStax(TM) in 2010 and Dow AgroSciences Herbicide Tolerance (DHT) technology in corn in 2012. The transactional close is expected in the near future. "Pfister was...

2009-06-05 07:00:00

SASKATOON, SK, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences Canada Inc. announced today it has renewed its strategic alliance with the National Research Council Plant Biotechnology Institute (NRC-PBI) of Saskatoon for an additional five-year term. This research agreement builds on previous agreements over the past 10 years. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "This third five-year term of the alliance further leverages PBI and Dow AgroSciences research and product development,"...

2009-06-02 12:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and PHOENIX, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and World Wide Wheat (W3) LLC of Phoenix, Arizona, announced today a collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of advanced germplasm and traits in wheat. The concept of the collaboration is to couple Dow AgroSciences' expertise in seeds and traits with W3's proprietary wheat germplasm and robust breeding capabilities. Dow...

2009-05-19 09:00:00

ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Victoria has forged a global alliance with Dow AgroSciences for crop innovation, Minister for Innovation of Victoria Gavin Jennings announced today at BIO2009 in Atlanta. The research partnership will see Victoria strengthen its position as a leader in agricultural biotechnology as scientists in Australia and the USA work together to develop new plant traits and plant varieties for Victorian and international farmers. The agreement - that established a...

2009-04-29 15:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today reported first quarter 2009 financial results and accomplishments. For the first quarter ended March 31, 2009, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $6.8 million, or $0.17 per share, compared to a net loss of $8.0 million, or $0.20 per share, for the same period in 2008. As of March 31, 2009, the company had cash and cash equivalents, marketable securities and interest receivable of...

2009-04-29 12:05:00

RICHMOND, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today continued success of its zinc finger DNA-binding protein (ZFP) technology. New research published in the scientific journal Nature by licensing partner Dow AgroSciences and Sangamo demonstrated the successful application of ZFP technology for the efficient generation of maize plants with multiple, commercially important traits. The techniques described are broadly applicable across...

2009-04-29 12:07:00

Breakthrough technology could transform agricultural advancement INDIANAPOLIS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), have demonstrated insertion of a gene for a herbicide-tolerant trait to a specific, pre-determined location in the maize genome confirming that precise modification is practical and feasible, according to new research published in the advanced online edition of the journal Nature. The...

2009-04-10 13:23:40

The government of Canada is being sued by Dow Agrosciences LLC over the province of Quebec's ban on residential pesticides. The suit is based on part of the North American Free Trade Agreement that allows businesses to sue governments over regulations that harm their interests, The Globe and Mail reported. Under NAFTA rules, companies can only sue federal governments but not provinces or states. Ironically, the federal Health Canada agency endorses the use of the pesticide according to...

2009-04-01 00:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, and BASEL, Switzerland, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced an agreement to cross license their respective corn traits for commercialization within their branded seed businesses. The agreement will allow both companies to maximize the value of their technologies and to bring greater choice and flexibility to growers. Under the terms of the agreement, Syngenta will receive global...

2009-03-19 08:42:00

Technology incorporates naturally occurring soil micro-organism proteins to protect cotton plantations INDIANAPOLIS and SAO PAULO, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today announced that it has received regulatory approval from the Brazilian National Technical Commission of Biosafety (CTNBio), for its WideStrike(TM) Insect Protection technology in cotton in Brazil. WideStrike, currently marketed in the United...