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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...

2009-03-03 13:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC and Schillinger Seed, Inc. have entered into a licensing, research and development agreement for the commercialization of transgenic commodity soybeans. "We are pleased to be working with Schillinger. This is one more step to expand the soybean genetic platform for Dow AgroSciences, and will expand the soybean platform for Dow AgroSciences to launch its Dow Herbicide Tolerance (DHT) trait," said Jerome...

2009-02-27 13:30:00

Results Show Effective, Consistent Insect Control INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years of pre-registration field trials conducted by Dow AgroSciences demonstrate the broad-spectrum insect control of SmartStax(TM) seed corn trait, a revolutionary new trait combination that is expected to be available in elite hybrids for 2010 planting. SmartStax is the first trait package to provide multiple modes of action for above- and below-ground pest control by combining the two leading...

2009-02-25 06:00:00

Omega-9 Canola and Sunflower Oils drive better restaurant menu options INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Heart Health Month marks a significant milestone in North America with the reduction of nearly a half billion pounds of trans and saturated fats over the past three years. Since the market introduction in 2006, Omega-9 Canola and Sunflower Oils, developed by Dow AgroSciences, have replaced more than 340 million pounds of trans fat, and 130 million pounds of saturated fat,...

2009-02-17 19:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), and the China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) of Hangzhou, China, announced today that they have entered into a research agreement to combine the strengths of Dow AgroSciences' platform of traits and technologies with CNRRI's leading rice germplasm. "We look forward to working with CNRRI to introduce novel technologies...


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