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  • Syngenta launches new biological seed treatment

    Syngenta launches new biological seed treatment

    Syngenta today announced the launch of the EPIVIO brand family, a range of new biostimulants which address abiotic stresses through seed treatment. Over the last five years Syngenta has developed abiotic stress management testing capabilities to ...

  • EU approval for SOLATENOL fungicide

    EU approval for SOLATENOL fungicide

    Delivers outstanding control of major European cereal diseases Basis for many new combination products Expected first sales in France for 2016/2017 season Syngenta announced today that its SDHI fungicide SOLATENOL has been approved by the EU ...

  • Syngenta and DSM to develop and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture

    Syngenta and DSM to develop and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture

    Syngenta and DSM today announced an R&D partnership to develop microbial-based agricultural solutions, including bio-controls, bio-pesticides and bio-stimulants. The companies aim to jointly commercialize solutions from their discovery ...

  • Syngenta announces corn traits licensing agreement

    Syngenta announces corn traits licensing agreement

    Syngenta announced today an expansion of its licensing collaboration with KWS and Limagrain and their joint ventures AgReliant and Genective. The new agreement is for 20 years and covers the AgReliant business in North America and the individual ...

  • Syngenta receives US EPA approval for new high performance fungicide

    Syngenta receives US EPA approval for new high performance fungicide

    New chemistry complements Syngenta’s market-leading fungicide portfolio First sales in the 2016 season; peak sales potential of more than $150 million Latest launch from Syngenta’s $3.6 billion crop protection pipeline Syngenta ...

  • US approval for Syngenta blockbuster fungicide Solatenol

    US approval for Syngenta blockbuster fungicide Solatenol

    Syngenta announced today that its breakthrough SDHI fungicide Solatenol has received registration from the US Environmental Protection Agency. First significant sales in the USA are expected in the 2016 season. Solatenol has already been launched ...

  • Syngenta Statement on unsolicited Preliminary Approach from Monsanto

    Syngenta Statement on unsolicited Preliminary Approach from Monsanto

    Noting media reports, the Board of Syngenta confirms that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Monsanto to acquire the company at a price of CHF449 per Syngenta share with approximately 45 percent in cash. Syngenta’s Board of ...

  • Breakthrough corn herbicide receives US EPA approval

    Breakthrough corn herbicide receives US EPA approval

    Syngenta announced today that it has received US EPA approval for its breakthrough corn herbicide, ACURON™. The first sales of the product to US growers will take place this year. In the USA herbicide resistance, notably to glyphosate, is ...

  • Syngenta publishes agricultural data to unlock environmental, social and economic value

    Syngenta publishes agricultural data to unlock environmental, social and economic value

    Syngenta today published a broad range of data on the six ambitious commitments in The Good Growth Plan with the aim of unlocking environmental, social and economic value. The data are searchable, useable and shareable via the Internet. They ...

  • Significant progress made in first year of The Good Growth Plan

    Significant progress made in first year of The Good Growth Plan

    Syngenta has published the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments in The Good Growth Plan, which was launched in 2013 to support the future sustainability of agriculture and rural communities. Syngenta established a ...

  • Further corn trait expansion: approval in Vietnam

    Further corn trait expansion: approval in Vietnam

    Syngenta today (March 17, 2015) announced that the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved its Bt11 x GA21 double stack corn seed for commercial cultivation in the country. This double stack will be available for the ...

  • Syngenta updates on Accelerating Operational Leverage program

    Syngenta updates on Accelerating Operational Leverage program

    Syngenta announced important steps in the implementation of its Accelerating Operational Leverage program. The program targets savings of $1 billion by 2018 and has three main pillars: Commercial; Research and Development; and Global Operations. In ...

  • Syngenta appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    Syngenta appoints new Chief Operating Officer

    Syngenta today announced that John Atkin, Chief Operating Officer, will retire from the company at the end of 2014. He will be succeeded by Jon Parr, who will assume responsibility for two of the company`s four regions: Europe, Africa and the Middle ...

  • Syngenta response to Cargill lawsuit

    Syngenta response to Cargill lawsuit

    Syngenta believes that the lawsuit is without merit and strongly upholds the right of growers to have access to approved new technologies that can increase both their productivity and their profitability. The Agrisure Viptera trait (MIR162) was ...

  • New PLENE for commercial planting of sugar cane in Brazil

    New PLENE for commercial planting of sugar cane in Brazil

    Syngenta today announced plans to broaden and scale up its PLENE platform of integrated sugar cane solutions. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with New Energy Farms, Syngenta will access an innovative planting system for sugar cane in ...

  • Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev enter malting barley collaboration

    Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev enter malting barley collaboration

    Syngenta and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced today a partnership to secure the sourcing of high-quality malting barley, the key raw material for the beer industry. Under the agreement, growers will have access to the best Syngenta malting ...

  • Syngenta to acquire Lantmännen’s winter wheat and winter oilseed rape businesses in Germany and Poland

    Syngenta to acquire Lantmännen’s winter wheat and winter oilseed rape businesses in Germany and Poland

    Syngenta announced today an agreement to acquire the German and Polish winter wheat and winter oilseed rape (WOSR) breeding and business operations of Lantmännen, the Swedish food, energy and agriculture group. Syngenta will gain access to ...

  • Syngenta in cellulosic fuel collaboration to increase ethanol plant productivity

    Syngenta in cellulosic fuel collaboration to increase ethanol plant productivity

    Collaboration to use new process to make cellulosic ethanol from corn kernel fiber Technology to be marketed in combination with Enogen corn Ethanol yield per bushel of corn expected to increase substantially Syngenta announced today an ...

  • Syngenta acquires leading Italian durum wheat seed company

    Syngenta acquires leading Italian durum wheat seed company

    Syngenta announced today that it has acquired Società Produttori Sementi (PSB), one of Italy`s oldest seed companies and a leader in durum wheat breeding and production for pasta. PSB was established in the province of Bologna in 1911, and ...

  • Syngenta announces successful EUR 750 million Eurobond issues

    Syngenta announces successful EUR 750 million Eurobond issues

    Syngenta announced today the successful issue of EUR 750 million in Eurobonds. This issue comprises a EUR 500 million Eurobond with maturity date in November 2021 and a EUR 250 million Eurobond with maturity date in October 2017. John Ramsay, CFO, ...