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2014-07-23 00:21:52

BASEL, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Exclusive access to innovative CEEDS(TM) technology -- Step change in planting speed and quality -- Complements PLENE Evolve and PLENE PB for nurseries Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its PLENE(® )platform of integrated sugar cane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta will access an innovative planting system for sugar cane in Brazil: CEEDS(TM) (Crop...

2014-06-28 10:01:02

WHRC Fossil fuel emissions release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year, which is changing the climate and threatening the sustainability of life on planet Earth.  In Brazil, the demand for alternative energy sources has led to an increase in biofuel crops.  A new “News and Views” paper in Nature Climate Change, co-authored by Woods Hole Research Center scientists Marcia Macedo and Eric Davidson, reviews new research conducted by Brazilian colleagues...

2014-06-25 08:33:32

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Research Report on Water Soluble Fertilizer Market in Chinahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/agricultural_chemicals/research_report_water_soluble_fertilizer_market_china.html Research BackgroundWater soluble fertilizer (WSF) refers to liquid or solid fertilizers that can be used in fertigation, leaf dressing, soilless culture, seed soaking and root irrigation after water dilution or...

2014-06-11 08:33:21

- First field trials established in South America THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERE), an agricultural biotechnology and seed company, will evaluate a number of its biotech traits in sugarcane in South America. Plantings were recently completed and preliminary performance observations will be available by the end of the year. Ceres expects to receive sugar yield results in the second half of 2015 when the first growing cycle is...

2014-05-30 23:07:07

Increased sugar consumption across many developing economies and the depreciation of the Australian dollar is expected to aid sugar exports. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Sugar Cane Growing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Over the five years through 2013-14, Australian sugar cane farmers have battled adverse growing conditions caused by extreme weather patterns, volatile commodity prices and fluctuations...

2014-05-14 20:24:52

LUXEMBOURG, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the first quarter of 2014. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- Adecoagro recorded Adjusted EBITDA of $ 34.7 million in 1Q14, representing a $5.7 million or 19.7% increase compared to 1Q13. -- Adjusted EBITDA margin during 1Q14 reached 36.7%...

2014-03-21 23:03:16

If the industry is able to expand this into other sectors of the economy, sugar processing may be pushed forward into its growth phase. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sugar Processing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The Sugar Processing industry produces and refines sugar from sugar beet and sugar cane. The industry has benefited from increased per capita consumption of refined sugar...

2014-03-21 12:24:57

Record Summer Rainfall Impacts Sugar Farmers BELLE GLADE, Fla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The widely reported record wet season that impacted the entire south Florida region also affected the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) last summer setting the tone for what became a challenging 2014 harvest season for the Florida sugar industry. The deluge experienced over the agricultural area - 46 percent above average rainfall - flooded farms and hampered the crops' important summer...

2014-03-20 16:27:40

LUXEMBOURG, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO, Bloomberg: AGRO US, Reuters: AGRO.K), one of the leading agricultural companies in South America, announced today its results for the fourth quarter of 2013. Main highlights for the period: Financial & Operational Highlights -- In the 2013 fiscal year, Adecoagro recorded an Adjusted EBITDA of $180.7 million, 28.4% higher than that of 2012. Adjusted EBITDA margin in 2013 reached 28.9% compared to...

2014-03-11 12:22:09

In response to proposed updates to the California Air Resources Board's Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Leticia Phillips, North America Representative for the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (known by the acronym "UNICA"), issued the following statement: WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian sugarcane producers applaud the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for once again declaring that sugarcane ethanol is one of the most environmentally friendly biofuels...


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