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Bayer launches bond sales to complete Monsanto deal funds

Bayer has issued several tranches of bonds in euros and US dollars to conclude the financing of its authorised takeover of Monsanto.

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

Russian Zemlyakoff to set up plant in Belarus

Russian agrochemical company Zemlyakoff Crop Protection (Moscow) plans to invest around €50 million ($59 million) to build a manufacturing facility.
Investments Operations

Precision BioSciences renames ag business

The US biotechnology company, Precision BioSciences (Durham, North Carolina), has adopted a new name for its food and agriculture business.


Bayer launches share issue to aid Monsanto acquisition

Bayer has launched a rights issue as the final step in raising equity funds for the acquisition of Monsanto.
Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

Bio-Gene seeks partners for storage pest control

The Australian biotechnology company, Bio-Gene Technology (Melbourne, Victoria), is seeking to collaborate with industry partners on the development of its β-triketone-based insecticide, Flavocide (flavesone), for the control of grain storage pests in Australia and international markets. 

Syngenta to open Seedcare Institute in Australia

Syngenta is to expand its global Seedcare Institute network with a new Seedcare Institute to be established at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.
Operations Seed treatments

Sumitomo opens global R&D site in Japan

Sumitomo Chemical has begun operations at its new global agrochemical research and development facility in Takarazuka, Japan.
Japan Operations

Next Agrow email alert on Tuesday (May 29th)

Agrow's offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th. The next email alert will be sent out on May 29th.

Calyxt raises $61 million in public offering

French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has raised some $60.9 million in a follow-on public offering on the US Nasdaq stock exchange. 


Inocucor renamed Concentric Ag

Canadian agricultural biologicals company Inocucor has renamed itself Concentric Ag Corporation and opened its new US headquarters in Centennial, Colorado.

Calyxt launches new US share offering

French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), has launched a follow-on public offering of some 3 million shares of common stock on the US Nasdaq stock exchange. 

New Phillips McDougall website goes live

Phillips McDougall has launched a new and expanded website as part of its commitment to continuous improvement.
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