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2010-10-06 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ($ in millions, except per Fourth Fourth share amounts) Quarter Quarter -------------------------- ------- ------- 2010 2009 --- ---- Net Sales by Segment Corn seed and traits $424 $387 Soybean seed and traits 103...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC (NYSE: FMC) announced today that it has entered into a development and distribution agreement with Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., and Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., for access to the new herbicide pyroxasulfone for use in combination with FMC's fluthiacet-methyl herbicide. FMC acquired fluthiacet-methyl from Kumiai earlier this year. Both herbicides are effective on glyphosate-resistant weeds. Pyroxasulfone is a new molecule that provides...

2010-08-31 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As its fiscal year draws to a close, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today confirmed the drivers of its fourth-quarter operating plan have tracked well with management expectations, positioning the company to conclude the fiscal year within its previous guidance ranges for ongoing earnings per share (EPS) and free cash flow. The company expects ongoing EPS for the fiscal year in the range of $2.40 to $2.45 a share, at the low end of its...

2010-08-06 16:08:00

Volunteer Canola of All Types Expected and Controllable WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Scientists conducting field research in North Dakota confirmed that canola produced by modern biotechnology ("genetically modified" or "biotech"), like conventional canola, can establish "volunteer" plants outside of agricultural fields. The results, presented today in a poster at the Ecological Society of America's annual meeting, showed that 86 percent of 406 canola plants tested positive...

2010-07-30 12:30:00

BRUSSELS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The European Commission announced that it has granted import, food, feed and processing approvals for biotechnology maize products jointly developed by DuPont (NYSE: DD) business Pioneer Hi-Bred and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. Maize products containing the Herculex® I insect protection and the Herculex® RW trait stack (also known as 1507x59122 stack or as...

2010-07-13 11:32:00

ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has taken an important step toward commercializing a new soybean product that will provide growers with a highly effective and economical weed control package on a soybean platform with higher yield opportunity. The company announced today that it recently completed regulatory submission to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for dicamba-tolerant soybeans. Monsanto expects to complete regulatory submission to...

2010-06-30 11:38:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announces the launch of a new encapsulated formulation of acetochlor designed for cotton and soybean acres in 2010 has proven successful. The new product was used as MON 63410 Herbicide by farmers this season and will be available widely for 2011 as Warrant(TM) Herbicide. "Farmers and our retail customers in the Cotton Belt and the Midwest have provided great feedback on Warrant's control of tough weeds...

2010-06-30 05:36:00

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Publishers Ltd and Aginsky Consulting Group signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on the Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorized to distribute and sell research reports by Aginsky Consulting Group. Mrs. Alla Martin, Partner Relations Manager, commented on the agreement as follows: "Aginsky Consulting Group is an internationally recognized company. They offer a full range of marketing services, applying...

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2010-06-22 11:35:09

A few sturdy species of weed are proving to be a fair fight for Roundup weed killer. At least 10 weed species are withstanding the blow of Roundup in at least 22 states.  Some of the species, such as Palmer amaranth in Arkansas and water hemp and marestail in Illinois, grow fast and big, producing tens of thousands of seeds. "It's getting to be a big deal," Mike Plumer told the Associated Press (AP). Plumer, a 61-year-old farmer and University of Illinois agronomist who grows soybeans...

2010-06-15 15:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today it has acquired the herbicide fluthiacet-methyl from Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., and Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., both of Tokyo. FMC has been distributing fluthiacet-methyl in the United States under the brand name Cadet® herbicide and will now develop the herbicide globally. Fluthiacet-methyl is a broad-spectrum herbicide currently registered for early postemergence...


Latest Glyphosate Reference Libraries

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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