Agrochemicals
$43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta merger approved by China; Indian nod awaited
13 April 2017
US regulator grants conditional approval to $43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta merger
05 April 2017
DuPont in asset swap deal with FMC Corp as part of EU regulatory requirement
31 March 2017
‘I should get medal’ for helping Monsanto: EPA official
17 March 2017
Lawsuit alleges Monsanto staff ghostwrote safety reports
15 March 2017
Antibiotic sales for farm use increased 1 per cent in 2015
23 December 2016
ChemChina to offer EC more concessions for approving Syngenta acquisition
25 October 2016
Many questions unanswered on GM mustard: activists
16 September 2016
Bayer buys Monsanto for $66-bn to create a crop sciences giant
14 September 2016
Bayer raises offer for Monsanto to $127.50 a share as talks advance
06 September 2016
Monsanto secures govt panel nod for GM mustard amidst cotton fiasco
25 August 2016
Monsanto withdraws application for next-gen GM cotton
25 August 2016
US approves $43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta deal
22 August 2016
Bayer raises takeover offer for Monsanto to $64 bn
15 July 2016
Sumitomo Chemical to buy agrochemicals company Excel Crop Care
06 June 2016
Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $62-bn bid, says offer inadequate
25 May 2016
Bayer offers to acquire Monsanto for $62 bn including debt
23 May 2016
Bayer confirms making preliminary buyout offer for US rival Monsanto
20 May 2016
Bayer courts Monsanto with preliminary buyout offer
19 May 2016
USDA to join CFIUS in reviewing ChemChina - Syngenta $43 bn merger deal
17 May 2016
Monsanto eyes Bayer’s CropScience unit
21 March 2016
Monsanto JV under CCI lens over possible abuse of market dominance
18 February 2016
ChemChina to acquire Syngenta in $43-bn friendly deal
04 February 2016
ChemChina close to buying Swiss agrochemical giant Syngenta for $42.2 bn
03 February 2016
Syngenta rejects $42-bn takeover offer from ChemChina
13 November 2015
Monsanto to axe 2,600 jobs; buy back $3 bn of shares
09 October 2015
Godrej Agrovet to buy 45.29% in Astec LifeSciences
31 August 2015
Lindane, DDT and herbicide 2,4-D cause cancer, says WHO arm
23 June 2015
BASF's fifth global agricultural research station opened in Pune
01 June 2015
No respite for Indian consumer as several nations ban pesticide-laden vegetables
11 February 2015
FMC to acquire Danish fungicide-ingredient maker Chemivova for $1.8 bn
08 September 2014
BASF opens global R&D centre in Mumbai
07 March 2014
EU to ban pesticides in bid to save bees
30 April 2013
Arch rivals DuPont and Monsanto end lawsuits, sign $1.75 bn technology licensing deals
28 March 2013
European Commission proposal to ban bee-harming pesticides fails
16 March 2013
Bayer clinches deal for sale of Thane land
30 November 2012
China's crop nutrient producer Yongye receives $326.3-mn offer to go private
16 October 2012
Sikkim sets an ‘organic’ example for India
21 August 2012
Reactor blast leads to fire at Nagarjuna Agrichem plant; 20 injured
30 June 2012
Monsanto found guilty of chemical poisoning in France
14 February 2012
Phosagro to reduce prices of fertilisers for IPL and IFFCO
25 November 2011
Bayer to continue focus on farm products with fresh capex
17 November 2011
Everstone Capital invests Rs150 crore in Crystal Crop Protection
10 November 2011
Supreme Court allows export of endosulfan stocks
30 September 2011
Jayant Agro buys out Mitsui stake in Ihsedu Speciality Chemicals
08 August 2011
Kerala government stops endosulfan production at Hindustan Insecticides
28 May 2011
SC bans production, sale and use of endsosulfan for 8 weeks
13 May 2011
LyondellBasell reports $660 million first quarter net income
02 May 2011
SC issues notice on endosulfan ban
02 May 2011
United Phosphorous completes acquisition of 50 per cent stake in Sipcam Isagro Brazil
05 April 2011
Karnataka follows Kerala, bans pesticide 'endosulfan'
18 February 2011
Sumitomo Chemical acquires full control over Isagro Italia
28 January 2011
ChemChina to buy majority stake in Israel's Makhteshim in a $2.4 billion deal
28 December 2010
Rallis India buys majority stake in seed company Metahelix for Rs99.5 crore
10 December 2010
BASF-Monsanto JV set to launch new weed control formulations
02 November 2010
Kerala forest minister opposes India's stand against Endosulfan ban
20 October 2010
Syngenta opens new agricultural technology R&D facility in Singapore
09 October 2010
Prenatal pesticide exposure linked to attention problems in preschool-aged children
21 August 2010
China may counter BHP Billiton’s move on Potash Corp
20 August 2010
Bayer CropScience to sell 100 acres in Thane
19 July 2010
Jubilant Organosys to hive off non-pharma biz, amalgamate other units
08 July 2010
BASF, Monsanto to invest additional $1 billion in joint crop research
07 July 2010
Israel’s Makhteshim Agan to buy crop protection firm Albaugh for $1 billion
28 June 2010
Carrier Aircon developing safe CFC substitutes
04 June 2010
United Phosphorus buys DuPont’s Mancozeb fungicide business assets
04 June 2010
Monsanto to shrink Roundup portfolio, offer generic alterantives
27 May 2010
BASF in talks to acquire Cognis in a potential €3 billion deal
10 April 2010
Bayer CropScience halts work at Ankleshwar unit
26 March 2010
DuPont applies for regulatory clearance for two new fungicides
22 January 2010
Nufarm dumps Sinochem's offer, accepts Sumitomo investment
30 December 2009
Sinochem lowers bid for Nufarm by A$2 million
22 December 2009
Bayer CropScience in early-stage research pact with GVK Biosciences
24 November 2009
Bayer CropScience acquires Athenix or Bayer $365 million
03 November 2009
Sinochem makes $2.5-billion takeover bid for Australia's Nufarm
29 September 2009
Rallis India-Tata Chemicals merger in the offing : Analysts
19 August 2009
Emami Biotech to invest Rs400 crore for biofuel, edible oils in Ethiopia
04 August 2009
China's Sinochem approaches Nufarm with takeover offer
25 July 2009
Monsanto to shed 900 jobs as Roundup sales betray expectations
25 June 2009
Monsanto sues Du Pont over patent infringement
06 May 2009
GVK Biosciences in crop protection research deal with DuPont Crop Protection
09 March 2009
Syngenta board proposes Stefan Borgas to become new Director
26 February 2009
Monsanto's profit doubles despite the economic downturn
07 January 2009
Punjab’s Markfed signs MoU with global agri-business company Syngenta
30 August 2008
DuPont and Syngenta Enter into Crop Protection Technology Exchange
24 June 2008
Monsanto to commercialise BASF's soyabean fungicide seed tratment
24 June 2008
Bayer plans EUR 100-million investment in Brazil
24 June 2008
United Phosphorus acquires Colombian marketing firm Evofarms
19 February 2008
Government bans imports of 25 insecticides, formulations
13 August 2007
United Phosphorus acquires Dow AgroSciences' propanil business
23 November 2006
United Phosphorus acquires Arkema's crop science business
15 November 2006
United Phosphorus acquires three crop protection brands from Bayer
30 August 2006
Hikal gets ICRA''s A1+ rating for short-term debt programme
10 October 2003
Hikal declares bonus share of 1 : 2
14 July 2003
Initiative to promote sustainable agri-practices, courtesy CropLife
21 May 2003
Bayer India and Bayer Crop Science India plan to merge
17 May 2003
Hikal Q4 net profit at Rs 8.14 crore; declares 65% dividend
07 May 2003
GNFC bags order from ISRO for supply of VSAT systems
05 May 2003
BASF India considers acquiring businesses, assets of Fipronil
24 March 2003
ABCI honours Hikal with three awards for best brochure designs
04 February 2003
Lack of natural gas, equipment affects fertiliser production
13 November 2002
Hikal clocks 28% sales growth at Rs 32 crore in second quarter
31 October 2002
GNFC posts Rs 722-cr sales turnover, Rs 51-cr net profit in H1
26 October 2002
GNFC to enlarge formic acid plant, plans to invest Rs 6 crore
23 October 2002
JK Industries to demerge its sugar and agri-genetics business
08 October 2002
GNFC to benefit from high sales, production
28 September 2002
GNFC puts Rs 25 cr for acetic acid production
24 September 2002
RCF reviews plans to buy 74% stake in SAIL
19 September 2002
Indo Gulf Inds to restructure its explosive unit
13 September 2002
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