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J R Simplot/Iden agree GM potatoes research deal

US agribusiness company J R Simplot and Spanish company Iden Biotechnology (Pamplona) have agreed to explore the potential for nutritional enrichment in potatoes.

Nufarm to acquire FMC cereal herbicides in Europe

Nufarm has agreed to acquire certain cereal herbicides from FMC for $85 million plus inventory valued at some $5 million.
FMC Nufarm

Arysta/DowDuPont partner on seed treatments

DowDuPont has entered into a global seed treatment collaboration with Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience. 
Deals Arysta LifeScience

Broad Institute licenses gene editing technology to Syngenta

The US non-profit research organisation, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has granted Syngenta a non-exclusive licence to its CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology for agricultural applications. 
Deals Syngenta

Adama/Ceradis agree agchem products deal

Adama has agreed an agrochemical delivery research and development deal with Dutch crop protection company Ceradis (Wageningen).
Deals Adama Agricultural Solutions

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017, with links to the original articles.

M&A Deals

Stockton/Lidorr build biologicals facility

Israeli biopesticide company Stockton and Israeli chemical distributor Lidorr Chemicals have built a new biological manufacturing unit at Lidorr’s sister contract manufacturing company Liad Agro’s facility at Jerusalem, Israel for the production of Stockton’s new products. 

Nufarm/Sumitomo Chemical extend global deals

Nufarm and Sumitomo Chemical have agreed a long-term extension to a series of global agrochemical collaboration agreements. 
Deals Nufarm

Syngenta/USAID renew food security collaboration

Syngenta (owned by ChemChina) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have updated their previous memorandum of understanding to support agriculture and food security activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Deals Syngenta

DuPont Pioneer/Broad Institute reach gene editing pact

The DowDuPont seed business, DuPont Pioneer, has reached an agreement with the US non-profit research organisation, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, to provide non-exclusive licences to their respective intellectual property (IP) covering CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology for agricultural research and product development. 
Deals DuPont

MBI/KBL sign Kenya/Tanzania distribution deal

The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California), has agreed an exclusive distribution deal with Kenya Biologics (KBL) to deliver its products in Kenya and Tanzania.

Kenya Tanzania

DuPont Pioneer/Danforth Centre in gene editing deal

DowDuPont seed business DuPont Pioneer has entered into a multi-year partnership with the US non-profit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (St Louis, Missouri) on the use of gene editing technology in improved food security crops. 
Deals DuPont
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