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china refuses gmo corn from USA, cargill loses 90 million dollars

CHICAGO, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Cargill Inc has suffered more than $90 million in damages from China’s rejections of U.S. corn containing a genetically modified trait developed by Syngenta AG, the grain trader said in a lawsuit on Friday. 64 more words

Global Ag Issues

Canadian beekeepers sue Bayer and Syngenta over neonicotinoid pesticides

From http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canadian-beekeepers-sue-bayer-and-syngenta-over-neonicotinoid-pesticides-1.2754441.

Canadian beekeepers are suing the makers of popular crop pesticides for more than $400 million in damages, alleging that their use is causing the deaths of bee colonies. 404 more words

Animal Welfare

Memoirs from Nairobi and Addis Ababa

Making my presentation at the African Green Revolution Forum at African Union, Addis Ababa

The six finalist at Agribiz4Africa Competition:(from left to right): Kevin, Me, Peter, Fatimah, Larry, Nickson… 1,616 more words

Personal Development

Ontario beekeepers sue pesticide manufacturers for $450M

Debora Van Brenk, The London Free PressSeptember 3, 2014

London, Ontario, Canada — Ontario beekeepers are suing pesticide manufacturers for $450 million, alleging their chemical agents are responsible for the huge decline in bee populations in recent years. 330 more words

Ag Related

Beekeepers propose class-action lawsuit over pesticide use

TORONTO – A proposed class-action lawsuit has been launched against two chemical companies that make pesticides widely blamed for massive bee deaths, a growing concern in Europe and North America. 666 more words


Vietnamese style tofu with pak choi and basil

Last month the global chemicals giant Syngenta applied to the UK government for an “emergency exemption” from a temporary EU ban on the use of pesticides containing neonicotinoids. 971 more words


Show Me The Money!

(This post originally appeared on Danish Crowdsourcing Association website)

I strongly believe that as an open innovation tool, crowdsourcing has a bright future, but only if it proves its economic worth. 417 more words