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October 24, 2016
Syngenta plunges after EU watchdog sparks ChemChina deal doubts
BRUSSELS/ZURICH - Syngenta shares fell more than 9 percent on Monday after the European Commission triggered doubts about Chinese state-owned chemical company ChemChina's $43 billion bid for the Swiss pesticides and seeds group. Syngenta insisted the deal remained on track after...
October 24, 2016 - 8:49am
October 5, 2016
Argentine farmers favor corn, wheat planting over soy
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina will likely harvest a record corn crop as farmers favor planting corn and wheat over soybeans in the upcoming 2016/17 season, the Buenos Aires grains exchange said on Wednesday. A record crop of 36 million tonnes of commercial-use corn is expected, up 20...
October 5, 2016 - 12:14pm
Monsanto surprises with adjusted profit as expenses drop
U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co, which agreed last month to be bought by Germany's Bayer AG for $66 billion, reported a surprise adjusted profit, helped by a drop in expenses and higher corn seed volumes.Monsanto agreed in September to a sweetened $128-per-share offer...
October 5, 2016 - 10:07am
October 4, 2016
Cargill's profit jumps as beef prices fall, demand rises
Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 66.4 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Tuesday, helped by lower beef prices due to increased cattle supplies and renewed demand.The privately held company's net income rose to $852 million in the first quarter ended Aug. 31 from...
October 4, 2016 - 11:18am
September 14, 2016
Bayer clinches Monsanto with improved $66 billion bid
NEW YORK/FRANKFURT - German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with an improved takeover offer of around $66 billion, ending months of wrangling after increasing its bid for a third time. The $128 a share deal, up from Bayer's previous offer...
September 14, 2016 - 8:25am
September 13, 2016
Monsanto board to decide on sale to Bayer on Tuesday - sources
FRANKFURT/NEW YORK - The board of U.S. seed market leader Monsanto Co is set to meet on Tuesday to decide whether to approve a sale to Germany's Bayer AG for more than $65 billion after more than four months of negotiations, people familiar with the matter said. The deal is expected...
September 13, 2016 - 9:35am
July 7, 2016
Monsanto, DuPont sign supply agreement for dicamba herbicide
CHICAGO - U.S. seed and agrochemicals companies Monsanto Co and DuPont said on Thursday they have signed a multi-year supply agreement for the weed killer dicamba in the United States and Canada. Under the deal, whose terms were not disclosed, Monsanto will supply its farm seeds...
July 7, 2016 - 4:03pm
July 6, 2016
Cargill sells U.S. ag-retail business to Agrium
CHICAGO - U.S. grain trader Cargill Inc has agreed to sell its ag-retail business in the United States to farming input seller and distributor Agrium Inc , the companies said on Wednesday. Calgary-based Agrium, North America's largest retail seller of crop inputs like seed, fertilizer...
July 6, 2016 - 3:03pm
February 4, 2016
Canadian canola stocks bigger than expected, wheat less ample
Canadian stockpiles of canola were larger than expected at the end of 2015, but wheat was less abundant, and supplies of both shrank year over year, according to a Statistics Canada report on Thursday and an industry poll.The year-end stocks report was of particular interest to the...
February 4, 2016 - 8:43am
February 1, 2016
GRAINS-Wheat sags on ample global supplies; corn, soy also dip
CHICAGO - U.S. wheat futures closed lower on Monday amid plentiful global inventories and poor export demand for U.S. supplies, traders said. Corn and soybeans also fell as macroeconomic worries hung over the market and on some forecasts for much-needed rains in Argentina next week....
February 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2016
Scarce supplies send U.S. Midwest cash hog prices higher
Cash hogs around the U.S. Midwest sold $1 per cwt higher on Wednesday, as the number of available slaughter animals begins to taper off seasonally, dealers said.* "I wouldn't say there's a shortage for next week, but there's a limited supply and packers are having to pay up to get...
January 27, 2016 - 11:41am
October 13, 2015
Letter to the editor: GMO crops are not safe for people to eat
Since Monsanto’s introduction of genetically-modified corn in the mid-'90s, it is now estimated that that 88 percent of the corn and 94 percent of the soybeans grown in the U.S. are genetically modified. Many food advocacy groups throughout the country have been lobbying for laws...
October 13, 2015 - 7:17am
May 14, 2015
U.S. Plains, southern Midwest farmland values fall, more weakness seen -Fed
CHICAGO - Prices for prime farmland in the U.S. Plains and southern Midwest fell in the first quarter of 2015, pressured by a prolonged weakness in grain prices that is eroding farmers' spending power and is seen likely to continue well into the year, according to Federal...
May 14, 2015 - 12:12pm
May 8, 2015
Syngenta rejects $45 billion Monsanto takeover offer
ZURICH/LONDON - Agrochemicals firm Syngenta on Friday rejected a $45 billion takeover offer from Monsanto, saying the offer undervalued the Swiss firm and did not fully take into account regulatory risks. Sources had told Reuters overnight that the two agricultural companies...
May 8, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 11, 2015
Advocating for women farmers: Susan Carlson works to empower them through WC
Susan Carlson of Jamestown, chairwoman of the Women’s Committee for the World Farmers’ Organisation, will be traveling to Daegu, South Korea,...
April 11, 2015 - 6:44am