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Plant Biotech Pioneer Retires

PLANT BIOTECH PIONEER RETIRES

In February, as part of our 25th anniversary innovation series, we profiled the discovery and subsequent harnessing of Agrobacterium...

 
 
 
Syngenta Acquires Farmshots to Give Farmers Birds-Eye View of Fields

SYNGENTA ACQUIRES FARMSHOTS TO GIVE FARMERS BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF FIELDS

Syngenta is adding satellite imagery to the high-tech features it can offer farmers. The agribusiness giant has acquired FarmShots...

 
 
 
1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade

1ST FARMER LAWSUIT ON DECK AGAINST SYNGENTA OVER CHINA TRADE

MINNEAPOLIS - The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over...

 
 
 
US gives OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta

US GIVES OK TO CHINESE TAKEOVER OF SYNGENTA

BEIJING - U.S. regulators have agreed to a Chinese conglomerate's proposed $43 billion acquisition of Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta...

 
 
 

WITH AN EYE ON HUNGER, SCIENTISTS SEE PROMISE IN GENETIC TINKERING OF PLANTS

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it's important to remember that not everyone will be able to enjoy a big turkey meal. In fact,...