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2014-01-03 16:20:58

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released for public input its Draft Environmental Impact Statements (DEIS), which calls for the deregulation of genetically engineered (GE) corn and soybeans engineered to be tolerant to the toxic herbicide 2,4-D. According to Nichelle Harriott, senior scientist at the national environmental group Beyond Pesticides, "The engineered varieties will not only spawn new weed resistant...

2013-12-30 23:02:33

Changing consumer preferences toward organic meats and dairy will increase the demand for high-value organic hay. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Hay and Crop Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The Hay and Crop Farming industry, primarily comprising hay and sugar beets, largely depends on downstream demand and demand for substitute products. Overall, industry revenue is expected...

2013-08-28 23:24:39

The highly regulated Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has had a challenging five years as production and global sugar prices have seen large fluctuations, but the industry's outlook looks brighter as international trade and production increases and global sugar consumption grows. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Global Sugar Manufacturing industry to its growing report collection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 It has...

2013-07-10 00:20:15

KRASNODAR, Russia, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today continues a series of strategic crop updates with a focus on the potential of Diverse Field Crops. At a two day meeting for analysts and investors in Russia, the focus will be on sunflower, oilseed rape and sugar beet. These crops have a combined sales potential of over $2.2 billion in 2020. Increasing consumption of healthy oils is fuelling demand for oilseeds. As the only global player in sunflower and the leader in...

2013-02-06 00:20:40

BASEL, Switzerland, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales $14.2 billion, up 7 percent; up 10 percent at constant exchange rates (CER)(1) strong fourth quarter in North and Latin America double digit Seeds growth in all regions (CER) EBITDA up 17 percent at CER Net income $1.9 billion, up 17 percent Earnings per share(2) $22.30, up 15 percent Free cash flow before record level of acquisitions: $0.9 billion Proposed dividend increased by 19 percent to CHF 9.50...

2012-12-12 05:01:14

The award will support the development of high-output, low-input energy beets, optimized for biofuel production. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Plant Sensory Systems, LLC today announced the award of $1.8 million in funding from the US Department of Energy´s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The award will support a three-year program to develop an enhanced energy (sugar) beet, optimized for biofuel production. The beets will be engineered to use fertilizer...

2012-07-31 14:21:32

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U. S. District Court Judge Consuelo B. Marshall today ruled that agribusiness giants Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), Cargill and others accused of a national advertising campaign to conceal the truth about high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) cannot escape liability. The companies had argued that they could do so by hiding behind their trade association, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA). Attorneys for Western Sugar Cooperative and other...

2012-07-16 06:27:34

KYIV, Ukraine, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine exported 117,900 tons of sugar over September 2011 - June 2012. This is the largest export amount for the country in the last ten years, informs Ukrainian Agribusiness Club (UAC). "Ukraine is capable of producing sugar that would be competitive to the global market. The country has favorable climate for growing sugar beet and leading companies which invest in increasing sugar and sugar beet production," said Taras Vysotskyi,...

Sweet News From Belgium
2012-06-21 04:09:43

Many people know and crave delicious Belgian chocolate, but might not be aware that the Belgian city of Tienen is known as the ℠Sugar City´ of Europe. And satellites are helping to grow the crop that makes our taste buds tingle. Central Belgium´s Tienen is the home base for one of the world´s biggest producers of sugar beet seeds, SESVanderHave. A key element to producing world-class sugar beet seeds is tailored agricultural practices with continuous monitoring of...

2012-04-12 23:02:19

Innovative breeding approach creates new opportunities for sugar beet growers: Monheim (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Bayer CropScience and KWS SAAT AG have signed an agreement to jointly develop and commercialize an innovative system of weed control in sugar beet for the global market. The technology is based on the breeding of sugar beet varieties that are tolerant to herbicides in the ALS-inhibitor-class with broad-spectrum weed control. This will give farmers a new opportunity to make sugar...