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STK’s Timorex Gold® Biofungicide Receives 1st Place “BEST-IN-CLASS: PROVIDER OF CHOICE”

November 2017 – STK (Stockton), a leading company in the development and marketing of botanical-based food protection solutions, was recognized by AgroPages, receiving its 1st Place BEST-IN-CLASS: Provider of Choice Award for its biofungicide, Timorex Gold.   Timorex Gold is a botanical broad-spectrum fungicide with preventative and curative activity based …

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Syngenta to Acquire Nidera Seeds

BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the relevant merger-control authorities. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed. …

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Syngenta to Sell Remedy Assets in the EEA in Relation to the ChemChina Acquisition

BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta announced today that Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (“Adama”) and Syngenta AG (“Syngenta”) have entered into binding agreement with Nufarm Limited (“Nufarm”) to sell a portfolio of crop protection products for an agreed transaction value of USD 490 million. The combined portfolio of products being divested includes …

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STK Welcomes Bertrand Desbrosses as Vice President of Business Development and Portfolio Management

October 2017 – STK (Stockton), a leading company in the development and marketing of botanical-based food protection solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Desbrosses as Vice President of Business Development and Portfolio Management. In his role, Bertrand will be responsible for leading STK’s business development efforts on …

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STK (STOCKTON) SIGNS A COMMERCIALIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH SYNGENTA AUSTRALIA

Paving the way towards sustainable food production     August 2017 – STK (Stockton), a leading company in the development and marketing of botanical based solutions for food protection, has signed a Commercialization and Distribution agreement with Syngenta Australia (Syngenta). The agreement grants Syngenta the exclusive right to distribute STK’s …

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Invisible Killers On Your Food

Most of the dialogue with produce growers, packers, and distributors revolves around the risk ethylene and fungus present to their product. With good reason, these two indoor air quality issues are well known to cause expensive consequences. However, the less well known threat that comes from Bacteria may well be …

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Syngenta Looks to the Future

BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta today announced its new ambition and priorities following the completion of the transaction with ChemChina. The company aims to profitably grow market share through organic growth and collaborations, and is considering targeted acquisitions with a focus on seeds. The goal is to strengthen Syngenta’s leadership position …

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Syngenta to Divest Sugar Beet Seeds Business to DLF Seeds

ROSKILDE, Denmark & BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta and DLF Seeds announced today that they have entered into a sale agreement in relation to the acquisition of Syngenta’s global Sugar Beet seeds business by DLF Seeds. The transaction is subject to customary approval requirements (including local employee consultation procedures) and expected …

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Paving the path towards sustainable food production May 2016 – Stockton STK, a leading company in development and marketing of botanical based solutions for crop protection, announced today that they signed a distribution agreement with Duwest Dominicana in the Dominican Republic for Timorex Gold®. As the world’s population increases and …

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Syngenta Good Growth Plan Annual Update: Programs to Improve Farm Sustainability More Than Double Their Reach

More than 9 million hectares of farmland enhanced by biodiversity and soil conservation initiatives Data collected from 3,700 farms in 42 countries Reference farms continue to outperform benchmark Smallholder farmer productivity increased by 8% BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta today highlighted results for the third year of The Good Growth Plan, …

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Further Expansion of SOLATENOL™ Fungicide in Europe

New registration in Germany received Basis for ELATUS™ Era and ELATUS™ Plus fungicides Delivers outstanding control of major cereals diseases First sales in Germany in 2017 season BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Syngenta announced today that the registration of its SDHI fungicide SOLATENOL™ has been further extended in Europe following approval by …

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Genesis Plant Marketing scoops top award at UK Grower Awards 2017, the UK production horticulture industry’s premier national awards scheme

erbaceous Perennials for Penstemon ‘Pentastic’™ at the 2017 UK Grower Awards run by the horticulture industry’s national magazine, Horticulture Week. Having worked with Penstemon for a number of years, Cheshire breeder Fred Yates identified a gap in the market for compact varieties, prompting him to start a breeding programme with …

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STOCKTON ENTERS INTO A LONG-TERM DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH CHONGQING SHURONG CROP SCIENCE LTD. FOR TIMOREX GOLD IN CHINA

February 2017 – Stockton STK specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based pesticides, have signed a long-term non-exclusive distribution agreement of Timorex Gold® biofungicide with Chongqing Shurong Crop Science Ltd. in the field of professional crop protection uses in edible crops in China. Under the terms of the …

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STOCKTON INTRODUCES ITS FIRST HYBRID FUNGICIDE – REGEV™

‘Hybrids’ are the new generation of crop protection products February 2017 – Stockton STK specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based biopesticides, today announced REGEV™ its first ever Hybrid fungicide obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture in Israel for the control of fungal plant diseases. Botanical-based biopesticides …

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STOCKTON PROJECTING A BIG FUTURE IN THE MARKET OF CHINA

January 2017 – Stockton STK specializes in the development and marketing of botanical based biopesticides, today announced that its Timorex Gold® biofungicide obtained registration from the Ministry of Agriculture People’s Republic of China for the control of fungal plant diseases on Powdery Mildew (Sphaerotheca macularis) of strawberries and Early Blight …

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Smart tech agriculture technology firm Phytech,

sygenta, one of the world’s biggest agriculture technology businesses, along with Japan-based Mitsui, one of the world’s biggest corporate groups, are banding together to invest in an Israeli agriculture tech start-up r crops, is to receive an undisclosed investment from the two firms for its PlantBeat service, which equips crops …

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CORROSION CONTROL IN THE FERTILIZER INDUSTRY

The growing awareness of fertilisersʼ pivotal role in modern agriculture and food production has been driven by a parallel, rapid development of chemistry and the chemical industry. Corrosion is a worldwide crucial problem that strongly affects sulfuric, phosphoric, nitric, and hydrochloric; strong bases: soda ash, caustic soda, and ammonia; and …

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TIMOREX GOLD® EFFECTIVE AGAINST BLACK SIGATOKA

Black Sigatoka, known as black leaf streak, a disease caused by Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet, and considered the most destructive and costly disease in banana production, leads to the use of up to 70 synthetic fungicide sprays per year. Fortunately, today there are alternative, innovative and sustainable products to control a …

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