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Pesticide tolerance levels worry grower groups - Western Producer (subscription)

Pesticide tolerance levels worry grower groups
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Canadian commodity groups would like future free trade agreements to include a clause saying the partners accept the results of global joint reviews on pesticides.
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Stronger Dollar Punishes U.S. Earnings From P&G to DuPont - Bloomberg

Stronger Dollar Punishes U.S. Earnings From P&G to DuPont - Bloomberg | crop protection | Scoop.it
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DuPont and drugmakers Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) all posted annual forecasts that trailed predictions, in part because of the dollar.
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USDA Refuses to Test Glyphosate, Says Pesticide Residues Are Safe

USDA Refuses to Test Glyphosate, Says Pesticide Residues Are Safe | crop protection | Scoop.it
A USDA report claims pesticide residues in your food are below tolerable limits, but they did not test for residues of glyphosate.
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UPDATE 2-Chemical maker FMC to split in two; shares fizz | Chemical Outlook

Chemical manufacturer FMC Corp said it would split into two companies, one comprising its minerals business and the other its agricultural solutions, health and nutrition businesses.
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Monarchs remain in trouble, even if new numbers show uptick | Sylvia Fallon's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Monarchs remain in trouble, even if new numbers show uptick | Sylvia Fallon's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | crop protection | Scoop.it
Every year researchers measure the size of the population of migrating monarch butterflies who have survived to spend the winter in Mexico. For more than a decade now the population size has been dropping steadily with last year the lowest...
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DuPont (DD) Stock Downgraded Today at JPMorgan - TheStreet.com

DuPont (DD) Stock Downgraded Today at JPMorgan - TheStreet.com | crop protection | Scoop.it
DuPont (DD) was downgraded to 'neutral' from overweight' at JPMorgan.
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Will new Innate potato, with no ‘foreign’ DNA, satisfy anti-GMO critics? | Genetic Literacy Project

Will new Innate potato, with no ‘foreign’ DNA, satisfy anti-GMO critics? | Genetic Literacy Project | crop protection | Scoop.it
Will new Innate potato, with no ‘foreign’ DNA, satisfy anti-GMO critics? | Emily Waltz | January 27, 2015 | Nature Biotechnology

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DuPont's earnings disappointment: A win for raider Nelson Peltz? January 27 ... - Fortune

DuPont's earnings disappointment: A win for raider Nelson Peltz? January 27 ... - Fortune | crop protection | Scoop.it
Peltz has suggested that shareholders would do better without CEO Ellen Kullman and her team. Despite the company's earnings miss, its shareholders disagree.
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Syngenta expands Plene sugarcane platform with new agreement | Chemical Outlook

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Syngenta Encounters Margin Loss Woes, Scopes Exist - Analyst #Blog http://t.co/hthHViDkvN
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“One Suicide Every 30 Minutes:” GMO Seeds from Monsanto Blamed for Rising Death Rate in India

“One Suicide Every 30 Minutes:” GMO Seeds from Monsanto Blamed for Rising Death Rate  in India | crop protection | Scoop.it
The Monsanto Company has long stated its allegiance to farmers, and claims that their livelihoods [...]
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Battle Weed Resistance with Herbicides from Different Groups - The Field Position®

Battle Weed Resistance with Herbicides from Different Groups - The Field Position® | crop protection | Scoop.it
Weed resistance continues to be a topic during winter meetings in the ag industry. Many are anxiously awaiting full global approval of herbicide traits.
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Crop protection concerns MARD and agriculture sector

Crop protection concerns MARD and agriculture sector | crop protection | Scoop.it
Most importantly, the government and the agriculture sector needs to continue to be proactive in implementing regulations relating to pesticides and installing the latest in technological innovation to protect crops, he said.
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Syngenta Encounters Margin Loss Woes, Scopes Exist - Analyst Blog

Syngenta Encounters Margin Loss Woes, Scopes Exist - Analyst Blog | crop protection | Scoop.it
On Jan 22, 2015, we issued an updated research report on the premium agricultural chemical company, Syngenta AG ( SYT ). The company's business.
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Monsanto's Roundup Ready Herbicide is More Toxic than DDT

Monsanto's Roundup Ready Herbicide is More Toxic than DDT | crop protection | Scoop.it
Dr. Don Huber discusses how Monsanto's Roundup Ready herbicide produces genetically engineered foods and why it is more toxic than DDT.
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Third Point reports higher Dow holdings, activists report stake in FMC | Chemical Outlook

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Downing among 4 lawyers picked for Syngenta case - St. Louis Business Journal

Downing among 4 lawyers picked for Syngenta case - St. Louis Business Journal | crop protection | Scoop.it
The lawyers were chosen by the U.S. District Court of Kansas to represent corn farmers, grain handlers, exporters and others who have brought suits against the Swiss agriculture seed and chemical company.
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Monsanto said to have weighed deal to buy Syngenta, move tax location from US to Switzerland | Chemical Outlook

Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, recently explored a takeover of $34 billion Swiss rival Syngenta in a deal that would have allowed the U.S.
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Way cleared for BASF herbicide - Agri-View

Way cleared for BASF herbicide - Agri-View | crop protection | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced deregulation of a dicamba-tolerant trait for soybeans and cotton, which clears the way for the introduction of Engenia™ herbicide from BASF.
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5 Things Monsanto Management Wants You to Know - Motley Fool

5 Things Monsanto Management Wants You to Know - Motley Fool | crop protection | Scoop.it
Management had plenty to say during its 2015 fiscal year first-quarter earnings conference call. Here’s what Monsanto wants you to know. - Maxx Chatsko - Energy
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Companies collaborate to form Nematicide Stewardship Programme | News | Farmers Guardian

Companies collaborate to form Nematicide Stewardship Programme | News | Farmers Guardian | crop protection | Scoop.it
Three nematicide manufacturers have joined forces to form a new stewardship group which aims to set a single industry standard for the application of granular nematicides. Georgina Haigh reports.

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In DuPont Fight, Activist Investor Picks a Strong Target

In DuPont Fight, Activist Investor Picks a Strong Target | crop protection | Scoop.it
Nelson Peltz’s hedge fund is calling for a breakup of DuPont in a battle that could spur a bigger debate about shareholder activism, Steven Davidoff Solomon writes in the Deal Professor.
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Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells - Expanded Consciousness

Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells  - Expanded Consciousness | crop protection | Scoop.it
Many individuals have heard it a million times, but for the uninformed, or those just looking to fuel their 2014 fire to finally defeat Monsanto and their cronies, you’ll be interested to know that Monsanto’s Bt-toxin is far from ‘safe’ as the...
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Why Climate Scientists Shouldn't Testify Before Congress - Science 2.0

Why Climate Scientists Shouldn't Testify Before Congress - Science 2.0 | crop protection | Scoop.it
Science 2.0 Why Climate Scientists Shouldn't Testify Before Congress Science 2.0 Such often openly hostile hearings date back to at least the DDT controversy in the 1960s when Democrat representatives invited legendary ecologist Rachel Carson to...
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Biopesticides Vs. Traditional Agrochemicals

Biopesticides Vs. Traditional Agrochemicals | crop protection | Scoop.it
To effectively control pests, understand how the products work and know the biology of insect pests.
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