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Readout on Principals Meeting on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force
Readout on Principals Meeting on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force
7/25/2017 1:51:54 PM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today hosted a 90-minute working breakfast meeting involving principals who are members of the Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force.   The Task Force was created by President Trump’s Executive Order of April 25, 2017, with Secretary Perdue serving as chairman.
UNESCO announces winners of 2017 International Research in the Life Sciences Prize
UNESCO announces winners of 2017 International Research in the Life Sciences Prize
7/24/2017 4:20:37 PM
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has announced the laureates of the  UNESCO–Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences  for 2017.
USDA Opens More Land for Emergency Haying and Grazing
USDA Opens More Land for Emergency Haying and Grazing
7/21/2017 3:25:51 PM
Today, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and around portions of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota affected by severe drought.
Kuehne + Nagel expands its leading position in Perishables Logistics
Kuehne + Nagel expands its leading position in Perishables Logistics
7/20/2017 1:19:40 PM
CFI, 1974 established by Alfred Kuehlewind as one-man office in Los Angeles shipping strawberries to Europe, today operates 14 locations throughout the United States including Alaska and Hawaii with more than 700 employees.
Marfrig reaffirms its Public Commitment to the Amazon Biome
Marfrig reaffirms its Public Commitment to the Amazon Biome
7/19/2017 6:34:37 PM
  Marfrig Global Foods, a leading global protein producer, has reaffirmed its Public Commitment to the Amazon Biome. The initiative is a way to continue upholding its Public Commitment on Amazon Cattle Ranching, through which the company undertook, since 2009, together with Greenpeace, not to purchase any animals originating from deforested or conservation areas or from …
Bunge Details $250 Million Competitiveness Program
Bunge Details $250 Million Competitiveness Program
7/19/2017 5:23:38 PM
Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced a comprehensive global Competitiveness Program to improve its cost position and deliver increased value to shareholders.
Long-term conservation crucial to rescue Eastern Pacific tunas
Long-term conservation crucial to rescue Eastern Pacific tunas
7/19/2017 4:21:59 PM
  As unsustainable fishing rates and practices continue to pressure multiple Eastern Pacific tuna populations, WWF is calling on governments to agree on long-term conservation and management measures for the international fishery, which is valued at $1 billion USD.
Secretary Perdue Announces New Leadership for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
Secretary Perdue Announces New Leadership for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services
7/19/2017 3:20:45 PM
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today named three individuals to take on leadership roles within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS).
Syngenta receives China import approval for Agrisure Duracade® corn trait
Syngenta receives China import approval for Agrisure Duracade® corn trait
7/17/2017 12:33:03 PM
Syngenta announced today that it has received notification of import approval from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture for its Agrisure Duracade® trait.
BASF introduces first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevention in more than 30 years
BASF introduces first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevention in more than 30 years
7/14/2017 2:45:40 PM
BASF has received a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr.
Südzucker Q1 2017/18 revenues climb
Südzucker Q1 2017/18 revenues climb
7/13/2017 1:56:30 PM
Südzucker AG generated consolidated group revenues of EUR 1,783 (previous year: 1,608) million in the first quarter (1 March 2017 to 31 May 2017) of the current 2017/18 fiscal year, up sharply from last year at this time.
ChemChina participation in Syngenta exceeds 98 percent threshold
ChemChina participation in Syngenta exceeds 98 percent threshold
7/13/2017 7:21:31 AM
Following the purchase of additional Syngenta shares, ChemChina’s participation in Syngenta has exceeded 98% of Syngenta’s share capital. As a consequence, ChemChina has filed a petition with the Basel Appellate Court to cancel the remaining Syngenta shares that are not held by ChemChina or any of its affiliates.
Revolutionizing the use of crop protection products:

Bayer and Netafim develop new smart irrigation approach
Revolutionizing the use of crop protection products: Bayer and Netafim develop new smart irrigation approach
7/12/2017 2:50:09 PM
 Bayer and the Israeli company Netafim are joining forces to enhance the application of crop protection products while supplying crops with water in the most efficient way.
Testing for Occupational Exposure Risks at Legal Marijuana Grow Operations
Testing for Occupational Exposure Risks at Legal Marijuana Grow Operations
7/12/2017 9:12:23 AM
A growing number of states have legalized the use of medical and recreational marijuana, also known as cannabis, over the past several years. To support this rapidly expanding industry, commercial grow operations and extraction facilities have been quick to open there doors in places where they can now legally function.  Much of the marijuana produced comes from indoor …
BASF releases Fendona CS perimeter pest solution
BASF releases Fendona CS perimeter pest solution
7/11/2017 7:52:07 PM
 BASF released a new perimeter pest solution, FendonaTM CS controlled release insecticide for use in the U.S. The broadly effective perimeter pest solution produces faster results and fewer callbacks.
Occupational Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Legal Marijuana Grow Operations
Occupational Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Legal Marijuana Grow Operations
7/11/2017 6:36:54 AM
Although the use, possession, sale, cultivation and transportation of marijuana is illegal under federal law, over half of all states have now either legalized marijuana in one form or another or have decriminalized the possession of small amounts.
Dig. Lift. Carry. Updates to John Deere L-Series Backhoes Simplify Operation
Dig. Lift. Carry. Updates to John Deere L-Series Backhoes Simplify Operation
7/10/2017 3:08:53 PM
Updates to the John Deere L-Series backhoe lineup enhance the productivity and uptime for professionals looking to lift more and multitask on the job site.
EPA grant of nearly $175,000 to state of Oklahoma will support pesticide safety
EPA grant of nearly $175,000 to state of Oklahoma will support pesticide safety
7/7/2017 6:40:04 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $174,814 to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts.
Syngenta Management Announcement
Syngenta Management Announcement
7/5/2017 3:01:25 PM
Syngenta recently reaffirmed its goal of strengthening its leading position in Crop Protection and becoming an ambitious number three in Seeds. In order to drive achievement of this goal, the company will bring together the leadership of the Research & Development and Production & Supply functions within the Crop Protection business, led by Jon Parr, and the Seeds business, …
EMSL Beltsville Earns Certification for HPC Testing in Drinking Water in Maryland
EMSL Beltsville Earns Certification for HPC Testing in Drinking Water in Maryland
7/5/2017 9:49:25 AM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Beltsville, Maryland laboratory has earned certification by the Maryland Department of the Environment Water Supply Program for heterotrophic plate count (HPC) testing in water samples from the state.