Latest Dow AgroSciences Stories

2009-01-28 06:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture has authorized Dow AgroSciences to sell its first corn hybrids with HERCULEX(R) I Insect Protection technology. This authorization was given for 2B710HX, 2B688HX, 2B707HX, 2C520HX and 2A525HX corn hybrids. Dow AgroSciences also announced that it plans to be able to offer the Brazilian market its full range of corn hybrids with this technology in the future. "This is a key milestone...

2008-12-04 00:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta and Dow AgroSciences today announced a research and development agreement to evaluate current and future Dow AgroSciences compounds for incorporation into Syngenta's market-leading seed treatment portfolio. Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta will target opportunities to maximize crop vigor and yield in field crops and vegetables through synergies between the two companies' chemistries. Joint projects will aim to...

2008-12-03 16:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that the company will provide an update on milestones achieved in 2008 and preview objectives for 2009 during its annual Investor and Analyst Briefing to be held in New York City today. David Smoller, Ph.D., President of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation's Research Biotech Business Unit will discuss the progress and expected potential of the two companies' collaboration to commercialize zinc finger...

2008-07-23 18:00:53

RICHMOND, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. today reported second quarter 2008 financial results and accomplishments. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2008, Sangamo reported a consolidated net loss of $7.4 million, or $0.18 per share, compared to a net loss of $5.2 million, or $0.15 per share, for the same period in 2007. As of June 30, 2008, the company had cash, cash equivalents and investments of $64.3 million. Revenues for the second quarter of...

2008-06-26 12:03:07

MIDLAND, Mich., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to sustainability, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) recently received its sixth Green Chemistry Award since 1996. Dow AgroSciences LLC, a subsidiary of Dow, was presented with the 2008 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for spinetoram - an innovative insect control technology derived from the fermentation of a naturally occurring soil organism followed by chemical modifications. "It is an honor to be recognized...

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