The Plymouth, Minnesota- based company also reported fourth-quarter profit that fell less than expected, and announced a $75 million share repurchase program. Its shares jumped nearly 5 percent in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Falling currency values against the U.S. dollar have lowered production costs 17 percent in Canada, where Mosaic's...» Read More
The lawsuit was filed in 2013 against the EPA by a number of organizations representing the honey and honey beekeeping industry. The groups specifically challenged EPA approval of insecticides containing sulfoxaflor, saying studies have shown they are highly toxic to honey bees. Dow AgroSciences, a unit of Dow Chemical, first sought EPA approval for...
ZURICH, Sept 6- Germany's Bayer has advised wine grape growers not to use its Moon Privilege fungicide until its CropScience arm has investigated whether there is a connection between the product's use and reported crop damage. "The damage will, in any event, be in the three-digit millions," Andreas Meier, a grower in the northern Swiss canton of Aargau, was quoted as...
HORSHOLM, Aug 25- Food ingredients business Chr. Hansen is branching out with products that could displace chemical pesticides, looking to tap expected rapid growth in biological plant protection, its chief executive told Reuters. From natural food colouring to probiotic bacteria, Chr. Hansen has fed increased demand for natural products and more western...
Monsanto sweetened its offer to buy Syngenta, valuing the Swiss company at around $47 billion.
Aug 19- U.S. regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, and new assessments should be urgently conducted, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. Philip Landrigan, a Harvard- educated pediatrician and epidemiologist who is Dean for Global Health at...
Rescuers searched for toxic materials at the blast site in China city Tianjin to clear chemicals before any rainfall can create further toxic gas.
The death toll from massive explosions in China's port of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people are missing,
China authorities ordered a mass evacuation from a 3 km area around the site of massive explosions in Tianjin as fresh blasts and fires broke out.
The death toll from huge explosions at a warehouse storing dangerous chemicals located near residences in the Chinese port city Tianjin climbed to 85.
Burkhard Lohr, CFO of K+S, explains why his company has rejected the offer from Canada's Potash Corp of 41 euros per share.
Hugh Grant, Monsanto CEO, weighs in on GMO foods and pesticide use among growers.
Hugh Grant, Monsanto CEO, discusses his company's bid for Swiss pesticide maker Syngenta.
Modern meat production has proven to be efficient and profitable, but comes with its own set of problems.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong potash sales and lower costs.
Agriculture company Monsanto is set to report its Q1 earnings this week. Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, discusses the company and how it's bringing new technology to South America.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.
Shares of Potash, Agrium and Mosaic are tumbling in pre-market action after Russian company Uralkali pulls out of a venture with Potash, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
There was little indication that the Texas facility that had a massive explosion on Thursday posed a danger to the community, according to evaluations by oversight groups.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the latest details on yesterday's deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas. And, a look at how the fertlizer stocks are reacting today, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Maxim Volkov, CEO of PhosAgro, says soft commodity prices will not fall, and added that flexible production lines mean PhosAgro can overcome cyclicality.