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2011-04-20 00:00:28

New Offerings to Expand Canola Grower Choices Monheim, Germany and Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Bayer CropScience and DuPont announced today that they have entered into a global licensing agreement for a canola herbicide tolerance trait. Bayer has licensed its proprietary herbicide tolerance technology, LibertyLink®, to DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred for use in canola (Brassica napus) hybrids. Pioneer will provide Bayer access to certain proprietary juncea (Brassica...

2011-01-13 15:00:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company'), (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), reported today that it has signed a significant long-term agreement with K.N.D. Feeds Ltd. ('KND') of Saskatchewan to market the company's crude canola oil and canola meal off-take on an on-going basis to an expanded base of customers on a global scale. KND is a well-respected Saskatchewan based supplier to the livestock feed market, which has been in...

2010-12-28 15:00:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company'), (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), announced today that it has signed an open ended long term letter of intent (the 'Agreement') to supply the Chongqing Grain Group Co. Ltd. of China ('Chongqing') with crude canola oil. At current prices, this Agreement has the potential to generate sales in excess of US$400 million over the ten year minimum expected life of the Agreement....

2010-12-08 02:00:00

LUXEMBOURG and NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodrugestvo Group has closed on a joint venture with CAROL, one of Brazil's largest farmers' cooperatives. The new entity, called Carol-Sodru S.A., will considerably strengthen the company's presence in the Brazilian market. Sodrugestvo owns a 55 percent stake in the joint venture with the intention to acquire the remaining shares over the next few years. Fernando Lauria has been appointed CEO of Carol-Sodru. "Much of the soybean...

2010-10-21 07:30:00

KALININGRAD, Russia and NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Russia-based agro-industrial company Sodrugestvo Group reported a strong increase in net profit in its 2010 fiscal year ending June 30, 2010. The company reported $32 million in net profit on revenues of $857 million compared to $3 million in net profit on revenues of $845 million the year prior. The company reported significant positive gains across many financial metrics, including EBITDA ($81.6 million in 2010 compared...

2010-09-27 15:31:42

A report presented today by Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli to the Agriculture Council concludes that specific measures relating to storing and the application of isolation distances can help limit or avoid the co-mingling of genetically modified (GM) maize with conventional and organic maize. In particular, the Best Practice Document, prepared by the European Coexistence Bureau (ECoB) and published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), notes that...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

KALININGRAD, Russia and NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodrugestvo Group (www.sodrugestvo.com), a fast-growing agro-industrial company headquartered in Kaliningrad, Russia, has entered the U.S. market by acquiring a minority stake in North Dakota Oilseed Mills, LLC, a joint-venture with Northwood Mills, LLP, a canola crushing plant based in Northwood, North Dakota near Grand Forks. "North Dakota is a leading region for U.S. agriculture, including being the leading state for canola,...

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2010-06-09 10:18:43

In the quest for alternatives to soybeans, palm, and other edible oilseed plants as sources for biodiesel production, enter an unlikely new candidate: A fungus, or mold, that produces and socks away large amounts of oils that are suitable for low-cost, eco-friendly biodiesel. That's the topic of a study in ACS' bi-monthly journal Energy & Fuels. Victoriano Garre and colleagues point out that manufacturers usually produce biodiesel fuel from plant oils "” such as rapeseed, palm, and...

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2010-03-29 09:22:15

Jasmonic acid triggers nectar accumulation in rapeseed flowers Rapeseed is one of the ten most important agricultural crops worldwide. In spring, the rapeseed fields with their bright yellow flowers are widely visible: this year winter rapeseed is being cultivated on 1.46 million hectares in Germany; at least 2.2 million tons of rapeseed oil can be expected. Beekeepers set up their beehives in the vicinity of rapeseed fields, so that the worker bees can gather nectar This ensures that the...

2009-11-03 14:45:23

One of the greatest challenges of this century is making the food supply secure in a world that finds itself under increasing pressure from the growing population, changing food patterns and changing climate. The use of new molecular technologies for plant breeding is essential to increase both yield and stress tolerance in our crops. The new technology is based on insights in epigenetics. The 'epigenetic' component is like an extra dimension on top of the genetic code of a living organism...


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