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Bayer partners to supply global smallholders

Bayer’s Crop Science division is linking up with precision irrigation specialist Netafim, the UN World Banks’s International Finance Corp and risk transfer supplier Swiss Re Corporate Solutions to supply “sustainable” crop production products and services to smallholders in developing countries.
Bayer Crop Science Deals

STK and BASF agree Timorex Gold deal for Brazil

Israeli biopesticide company, STK (previously Stockton), and BASF have agreed a distribution deal for the former’s biofungicide, Timorex Gold (Melaleuca alternifolia extract), in Brazil.

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Monsanto/RNAgri agree research collaboration

Monsanto has entered a research collaboration with US agricultural technology company RNAgri (St Louis, Missouri).
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Arysta/Meiji deal for flupyrimin on rice in India

Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, has agreed a licensing deal with Japanese company Meiji Seika Pharma to develop and commercialise formulations of Meiji’s insecticide, flupyrimin, for applications in rice in India.

India Deals

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018, with links to the original articles.

M&A Deals

Nichino/OAT Agrio in N Am fungicide deal

Nihon Nohyaku’s US subsidiary, Nichino America (Wilmington, Delaware), has entered into an agreement with Japanese agrochemical and fertiliser company Otsuka AgriTechno Agrio (OAT Agrio) to market and sell OAT Agrio’s fungicide, Gatten (flutianil), in the US and Canada.

Deals Nihon Nohyaku

Bayer/Chapadao Foundation agree crowdfunding lab project

Bayer’s Crop Science division and the Brazilian Chapadão Foundation have agreed to promote a research collaboration.

Bayer Crop Science Deals

DowDuPont in satellite imagery deal

DowDuPont agriculture division Corteva Agriscience’s US software business, Granular, has entered into a three-year agreement with the US aerospace and data analytics company, Planet.

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Monsanto/AgriMetis in insecticide collaboration

Monsanto has entered into a research and licensing deal with the US crop protection products discovery company, AgriMetis (Lutherville, Maryland). 
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Monsanto/Pairwise Plants enter research pact

Monsanto has entered into a research collaboration with the US plant gene editing company, Pairwise Plants (San Diego, California).

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Nufarm completes Adama/Syngenta products acquisition


Nufarm has completed the acquisition of a range of crop protection products in the European Economic Area from ChemChina subsidiaries Adama and Syngenta.

M&A Deals

BASF/HitGen agree agchem lead research collaboration

BASF and Chinese small molecule discovery company HitGen (Chengdu) have agreed a research collaboration to identify leads for targets of agrochemical interest to BASF.

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