LONDON, Dec 11- Europe's heavy industry is firing a barrage of legal challenges to cuts in the carbon permits they will get up to 2020- subsidies worth over 4 billion euros- with at least nine firms opening the assault in a Dutch court.» Read More
*Russia's Uralkali exits Belarus venture after "deadlock". *Expects prices to fall to $300 a tonne from $400 a tonne. U.S.-listed shares of the Canpotex owners- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, Mosaic Co and Agrium Inc- plummetted before normal trading hours, cutting their market value by around $14 billion.
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.
July 25- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to strong margins at its plastics business and higher pesticide sales, and said it was looking to further prune its business.
July 25- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, the world's biggest fertilizer producer, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and cut its outlook as prices of its crop nutrients fell. The decline in potash prices has prompted several major companies, including Vale SA and Mosaic Co, to delay plans for new or expanded mines.
July 16- Falling prices of phosphate and potash dragged down quarterly profits for Mosaic Co, and the U.S. fertilizer producer said it expects a further drop amid soft demand from Indian buyers and a lapsed contract with China.
BRUSSELS, July 16- The European Union added a pesticide made by German chemical firm BASF to its blacklist of substances suspected of playing a role in declining bee populations.
July 16- Mosaic Co will run its Canadian potash mines at less than 75 percent of capacity collectively for maintenance in the current third quarter, as prices for the crop nutrient slip.
July 16- U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co on Tuesday reported a lower quarterly profit as phosphate and potash prices slipped. Delayed spring planting in the United States due to cool weather compressed the usual fertilizer application season for producers like Mosaic, Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, CF Industries Holdings Inc and Agrium Inc..
June 26- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as sales remained on an upswing and pricing improved for the company's herbicide business. Monsanto said it was on track to achieve record volume sales of corn seed for the third consecutive year as it expands in Latin America.
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.
Syngenta, the world's largest agrochemicals company, said it was confident ahead of the upcoming planting season and will hike its dividend 19 percent after it posted a full-year net profit that beat expectations.
CNBC's David Faber reports Agrium will not spin off its retail operations because it would expose shareholders to "substantial risk."
A look at how to play rising corn and soybean prices in emerging markets, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group.
Jim Cramer explains the action investors should be watching in fertilizer stocks.
With grain prices on the rise, are agriculture stocks a good buy? Charles Neivert, Dahlman Rose & Company analyst explains why he boosted his outlook on the sector.
Check out his conversation with CEO James Hagedorn.
Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO, James Hagedorn discusses his company's disappointing quarter and how he plans to grow earnings, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
A new generation of green chemicals from bio-based sources could help industrial production break from the grip of volatile oil prices.