Corteva boss: ‘Mother Nature’ changes the game quickly and demands new agricultural tools

By |junij 15th, 2018|Dow Chemical and DuPont merger, new plant breeding techniques, News, pesticide regulation, pesticide use, plant breeding|

“Mother Nature” is changing quickly and this requires the adoption of technology-driven solutions that will help both growers and consumers, Jim Collins, the chief operating officer of Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, told EURACTIV.

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DowDuPont boss: Merger will speed up innovation to face farming challenges ‘quickly’

By |februar 14th, 2018|Dow Chemical and DuPont merger, new plant breeding techniques, News|

A merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont (DowDuPont) aims to accelerate innovation in agriculture to help all farm sizes, as well as rapidly facing up to future challenges, DowDuPont’s Pierre Flye Sainte Marie told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Agrifood mergers bad for farmers, experts warn

By |oktober 16th, 2017|Agrifood, anti-trust, anti-trust authority, Bayer, Bayer Monsanto merger, competition, DG competition, Dow Chemical and DuPont merger, EU antitrust, fertilisers, Monsanto, News, Pesticides, seed companies|

Mergers in the agrifood sector squeeze farmers’ income and consolidate current models of food production, aggravating environmental and social fallouts, according to experts, who warn that they also create barriers for victims of industrial disasters seeking justice.

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Commission: Need for EU deal to tackle public procurement imbalance with third countries

By |april 4th, 2017|Dow Chemical and DuPont merger, hostile takeovers, mergers, News, public procurement|

The European Commission is concerned about the limited access EU companies are given to third countries’ markets, as compared to the openness of the EU procurement market, and proposes an agreement to tackle this “imbalance”.

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