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2014-07-02 08:23:13

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4cfzmn/glyphosate_market) has announced the addition of the "Glyphosate Market for Genetically Modified and Conventional Crops - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Growing demand from key end-use applications in glyphosate tolerant GM crops and conventional crops is...

2014-06-30 23:15:32

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Biopesticides markets. Global market for Biopesticides is forecast to reach US$6.2 billion by 2020, buoyed by the enactment of stringent government regulations curbing the use of chemical pesticides. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – The pressing need to sustainably ramp up crop productivity and quality to meet the needs of the burgeoning global population against the backdrop of shrinking...

2014-06-18 16:26:18

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations projects that by 2050, we'll have nine billion people in the world. Those additional 1.8 billion people will need to eat. Where will all that food come from? It's a question that North Carolina companies are researching in earnest. For example, we know we'll need crops that tolerate drought, but will there be new ways of controlling pests and disease? North Carolina has companies working on that. We'll...

2014-06-17 16:22:41

- Syngenta's Operation Pollinator increases native pollinator populations GREENSBORO, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta and Delta F.A.R.M. (Farmers Advocating Resource Management) jointly will develop commercial farmland into pollinator habitats. Syngenta's Operation Pollinator is a global biodiversity program that restores native pollinators in a variety of landscapes by creating essential habitats. Delta F.A.R.M. has committed to establish at least five Operation...

2014-06-16 00:21:15

- Access to germplasm, seeds pipeline and commercial varieties BASEL, Switzerland, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today an agreement to acquire the German and Polish winter wheat and winter oilseed rape (WOSR) breeding and business operations of Lantmannen, the Swedish food, energy and agriculture group. Syngenta will gain access to high-quality germplasm, a seeds pipeline and commercial varieties which complement the company's portfolio in two of Europe's...

2014-06-12 12:23:00

- Syngenta's Operation Pollinator increasing numbers of native bees GREENSBORO, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golfers aren't alone on the links these days. On a growing number of U.S. courses, native bees and other pollinators are finding a variety of nutritious wildflowers planted in out-of-play areas. That's not only good for pollinators, it's good for golf courses. Developed by the agriculture company Syngenta, Operation Pollinator is a research-based initiative...

2014-06-05 16:28:00

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, And Other Stacked Traits) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast To...

2014-05-27 23:04:17

AgFunder, an online investment crowdfunding platform for agriculture and agtech opportunities, is hosting a webinar for accredited investors interested in aWhere, a cloud-based service delivering hyperlocal weather data and recommendations to farmers around the globe. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 aWhere will be raising a $4 million equity financing round on the investment crowdfunding platform AgFunder. aWhere is a Colorado-based agtech company delivering hyperlocal weather data and...

2014-05-27 12:23:12

- Contest runs through July for innovative ideas to support the six commitments of The Good Growth Plan WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta announced today a contest for creative ideas that will support one or more of the six measurable commitments of The Good Growth Plan. The Good Growth Plan Grant Contest* will award one Grand Prize of $20,000 to help the winner implement the idea. Also, three runners-up will receive $10,000 each for the same purpose. Deadline for submissions...

2014-04-29 08:39:29

BASEL, Switzerland, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 29, 2014, the 861 shareholders representing 48.48% of the total shares approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors. The shareholders approved motions including a gross dividend of CHF 10.00 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous year. For the first time, in accordance with the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation at Listed...


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