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Latest Forage Genetics International LLC Stories

2012-10-02 02:31:21

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW) today announced that it has signed agreements with Monsanto and Forage Genetics International, LLC. (FGI) that enables the company to produce and sell seed of approved varieties containing Monsanto's Roundup Ready® trait. FGI has also agreed to incorporate the Roundup Ready® trait into specific S&W-developed varieties previously selected for high yield and salt tolerance. Using classical...

2011-01-27 15:48:00

WEST SALEM, Wis., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the deregulation of Roundup Ready® Alfalfa (RRA) without conditions. This was the final step in an extensive environmental review process undertaken by the USDA that took 46 months to complete. With the return of RRA to the U.S. market, alfalfa growers will once again have the option to use this safe, beneficial technology. Some of the benefits of RRA include a more...

2010-06-21 15:55:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Supreme Court found that a lower court was in error when it placed a nationwide ban on the planting of genetically engineered alfalfa seeds. In a 7-1 vote, the court reversed a federal appeals court ruling that prohibited the selling of Roundup Ready® alfalfa seeds, which are resistant to the popular weed killer Roundup®. Justice Stephen Breyer did not participate in the case. The Supreme Court ruling is...

2009-03-04 10:18:00

ARDMORE, Okla., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and Forage Genetics International, LLC, a Land O'Lakes subsidiary, have entered into a multi-year research collaboration focused on improving alfalfa for a broad range of applications, including forage, silage and industrial uses. As part of the collaboration, Forage Genetics International (FGI) provides a gift to advance the Noble Foundation's infrastructure and research, education and outreach programs...