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US patent allowance for Yield10 trait

The US agricultural technology company, Yield10 Bioscience (Woburn, Massachusetts), has received a notice of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a patent application covering its C3003 trait to improve seed yield in crops. 


FarmHannong sets up Malaysian subsidiary

South Korean chemical company LG Chem’s agrochemical subsidiary, FarmHannong, has set up a Malaysian subsidiary based in Kuala Lumpur.

Operations Malaysia

Easter break: Next Agrow alert on April 23rd

Agrow's offices will be closed for four days over the Easter weekend.


STK appoints Summit Agro exclusive distributor in US

Israeli biopesticide company STK has appointed the Sumitomo Corporation/Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha (ISK) joint venture, Summit Agro USA, as exclusive distributor in the US.

Deals Operations

Fire at Meghmani facility

A fire broke out at Indian company Meghmani Organics’ facility at Dahej in the western Indian state of Gujarat late last month.


Atanor inaugurates herbicide plant in Argentina

US agrochemical and specialty chemical company Albaugh’s Argentine agrochemical subsidiary, Atanor, has opened a herbicide formulation plant in Argentina.

Atanor Investments

Syngenta launches accelerated env sustainable innovation project

Syngenta is launching an innovation programme that promises to accelerate work confronting climate change and other environmental concerns.


Syngenta ChemChina

DowDuPont board OKs reverse stock split ahead of Corteva spin off

DowDuPont’s board of directors has approved a reverse split of the company’s common stock.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont

Bayer progresses on localising production in Russia

Bayer’s Crop Science division has been progressing on localising production as part of its plan to localise production of some 60% of its crop protection products within Russia.

Russian Federation Operations

Life Scientific moves to new premises

Ireland-based generic agrochemical company Life Scientific has moved to new premises in Dublin.  The new headquarters contains a bespoke laboratory.


BASF Canada to move crop protection business head office

BASF Canada’s Agricultural Solutions division will relocate its head office from Mississauga, Ontario to Calgary, Alberta effective October 1st.

Canada BASF

Insecticides India/Otsuka set up Indian facility

Indian company Insecticides India’s subsidiary, IIL India Laboratories, and Japanese company Otsuka Agritechno have inaugurated an agrochemical manufacturing facility at Chopanki in the western Indian state of Rajasthan.

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