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2013-07-24 00:20:35

Continuing sales momentum BASEL, Switzerland, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales $8.4 billion, up 2 percent Underlying integrated sales excluding corn rootworm royalty 7 percent higher[1] growth across all regions Double digit growth in emerging markets Lower royalty income, higher seeds production costs EBITDA $2.2 billion: 3 percent lower, up 9 percent underlying Earnings per share[2] $15.92: 7 percent lower, up 9 percent underlying Reported...

2013-07-24 00:20:14

BASEL, Switzerland, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 24, 2012 the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG authorized the Syngenta Board of Directors to repurchase registered shares under a new share repurchase program up to a maximum value of 10% of the company's share capital, for the purpose of capital reduction. On the basis of this authorization, Syngenta is establishing a second trading line on the SIX Swiss Exchange, through which a maximum of 9,312,614 registered shares,...

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...

2013-07-03 00:20:39

BASEL, Switzerland, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Combined portfolios offer new integrated crop solution opportunities - Comprehensive and diverse white corn germplasm portfolio secured - Supports commitment to build a $1 billion business in Africa Syngenta announced today that it will acquire MRI Seed Zambia Ltd and MRI Agro Ltd ("MRI"), a leading developer, producer and distributor of white corn seed in Zambia. The white corn market has...

2013-06-19 16:26:51

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today presided over a ceremony at which distinguished Syngenta scientist Mary-Dell Chilton, Ph.D., was named a laureate of the prestigious 2013 World Food Prize. The prize is the foremost international award recognizing individuals who have enhanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Dr. Chilton and two other laureates were recognized for...

2013-06-17 08:22:57

DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4s979/crop_protection) has announced the addition of the "Crop Protection Chemicals Market By Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-Pesticides and Adjuvants), By Crop Types, By Geography: Global Trends and Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g4s979/crop_protection ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-06-11 23:17:18

Attorneys Chosen as Finalists for Fourth Time in Six Years for Prestigious Award DALLAS (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 For the fourth time in six years, attorneys at Baron and Budd, a national plaintiffs´ law firm, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Baron and Budd attorneys Scott Summy, Carla Burke, Cary McDougal and Mitchell McCrea were nominated for their work on a water contamination case involving the herbicide atrazine. After...

2013-06-04 23:16:57

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) Market For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global seed treatment market was valued at USD 2.43 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 4.45 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2012 to 2018. Browse the full report at...

2013-05-22 08:30:24

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kincannon & Reed, the leading global retained executive search firm serving the agribusiness, food, and life sciences sectors, has named Dr. Heiri Gugger as Managing Director of the firm's new office in Research Triangle Park, NC. The firm will support North Carolina's fast-growing agribusiness and biotechnology sectors by recruiting the top talent needed to lead these businesses forward both locally and globally. Dr. Gugger...

2013-05-22 08:21:40

ALBANY, New York, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Seed Treatment (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) Market For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global seed treatment market was valued at USD 2.43 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach...