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2014-09-19 00:21:26

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Global network of over 3,500 farms established to measure productivity -- First independently-audited data to be published in March 2015 -- Projects underway in all regions; partnerships agreed and expanded Syngenta today provided an update on the progress of The Good Growth Plan one year after its launch in September 2013. The Plan comprises six measurable commitments for the year 2020 to help address the global food...

2014-09-12 16:24:47

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today responded to the lawsuit filed against Syngenta Seeds, Inc. in Louisiana state court by Cargill. Syngenta believes that the lawsuit is without merit and strongly upholds the right of growers to have access to approved new technologies that can increase both their productivity and their profitability. The Agrisure Viptera(®) trait (MIR162) was approved for cultivation in the U.S. in 2010. Syngenta commercialized the trait...

2014-08-05 12:28:54

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:European Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/european_crop_protection_chemicals_market.htmlCrop protection chemicals are widely used across the globe, and are very useful to safeguard crops...

2014-07-30 12:29:05

Small Business Awarded for 'Delicious at Any Speed' Contest LISLE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- City Pizza of Holyoke, Mass., is known for its delicious bottom-toasted screen pizza and quick service. Even its logo features a chef hustling to tend to one of its customers. But today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, City Pizza reached a whole new level of speed. Ahmet Canseven of City Pizza won the John Morrell Food Group Food Service's "Delicious at Any Speed" contest. As the...

2014-07-23 00:20:47

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Sales $8.5 billion, up 1 percent: up 4 percent at constant exchange rates -- Late start to North American season reduced crop protection use -- Strong growth in all other regions -- price increases across the business -- EBITDA $2.1 billion, 3 percent lower owing to currency movements -- up 6 percent at constant exchange rates -- Earnings per share(1) $15.60, 2 percent lower...

2014-07-14 08:22:07

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Agrochemicals Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Agrochemicals, also known as agrichemicals, are chemicals that enhance the yield and quality of crops. Pesticides and fertilizers are the two major types of agrochemicals. Pesticides control pests that feed on crops or on the nutrients in the soil that are meant for crops. Fertilizers...

2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-06-26 20:22:19

Over 200 Participants, Celebrity Guests 'Pedal the Plaza' For a Cause LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Ones, the makers of lean, lower sodium and heart healthy deli meats, along with retail partner Jewel-Osco, contributed $10,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) today following their "Pedal the Plaza" event in downtown Chicago. The open-to-all, high-energy experience was part of Healthy Ones' "You Can" campaign that empowered consumers to make easy,...

2014-06-23 08:31:50

Young Rivals From Across the Globe Work Together to Keep Things 'Growing' CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jointly hosted by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town includes seasoned professionals from across the spectrum of agribusiness. The first of its kind on the African continent, the Forum is framed by three overarching themes - The...

2014-06-19 16:27:33

Unique Tool Commissioned by DuPont and Developed by Economist Intelligence Unit Finds a Captive Audience in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agribusiness leaders, attending the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, were the beneficiaries of an in-depth review and tutorial on the recently launched Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Commissioned by agricultural leader DuPont, the Global Food...


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