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FMC/Chr Hansen agree 5-year extension on biopesticide deal

FMC has agreed a five-year extension to its collaboration with the Danish bioscience company, Chr Hansen (Horsholm), to develop and commercialise biopesticides.
FMC Deals

Certis USA/OmniLytics join forces against bacterial diseases

Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s US biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA (Columbia, Maryland), has entered into an exclusive sales and marketing agreement with US company OmniLytics (Sandy, Utah) for the latter’s bacteriophage-based AgriPhage product line.
Deals Certis USA

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

BASF/Evogene start insecticide development collaboration

The Israeli plant biotechnology company, Evogene (Rehovot), and BASF are to collaborate on the development of novel insecticides.

BASF Deals

DowDuPont/Embrapa agree ag research deal

DowDuPont business Corteva Agriscience and the Brazilian agricultural research corporation, the Embrapa, are to collaborate on genomics research to improve crop tolerance to pests and drought.
DowDuPont Brazil Embrapa

Monsanto/2Blades target Asian soybean rust

Monsanto has agreed to collaborate with the US charitable group, 2Blades Foundation (Evanston, Illinois), to discover new sources of resistance to Asian soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi).
Monsanto Deals

Monsanto licenses GM maize technology to Corteva

Monsanto has licensed its next generation of genetically modified insect-resistant maize to DowDuPont’s agriculture division, Corteva Agriscience, in the US and Canada.
DowDuPont Monsanto

Resson agri-analytics firm in new fundraising

Canadian analytics company Resson (Fredericton, New Brunswick) has gained $14 million funding from Indian investor company, Mahindra & Mahindra

Deals Operations

Evogene/MBI collaboration advances

The Israeli plant biotechnology company, Evogene (Rehovot), is to test insect resistance genes identified in a collaboration with US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI - Davis, California) in greenhouse and field tests of genetically modified soybeans. 
Deals Marrone Bio Innovations

US court keeps alive Roundup label suit

A US federal judge has rejected Monsanto’s request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by anti-pesticide advocates who allege that the company’s labels for its garden herbicide, Roundup (glyphosate), are misleading.
United States 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

MBI/Lidorr agree Israeli distribution deal

The US biopesticide company, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI - Davis, California), has agreed a deal with Israeli crop protection supplier Lidorr Chemicals (Ramat Hasharon) to distribute its portfolio in Israel.
Marrone Bio Innovations Deals
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