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Syngenta’s The Good Growth Plan

A seasoned agribusiness senior executive, Carl Casale serves as an independent director on the board of Syngenta. Carl Casale previously served as president and CEO of CHS, Inc., America’s largest agricultural cooperative. 139 more words

Carl Casale

Hawaii Will Be First State to Ban Dow Insecticide

June 13, 2018

  • Hawaii governor will sign insecticide ban June 13
  • State will be the first to completely ban chlorpyrifos

Hawaii will become the first state to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that has been linked to human health problems, but is facing pushback from the farm and manufacturers of the chemical. 179 more words

Herbicide Industry Sows Relationships With Farm Robot Makers

June 13, 2018

  • Farm robotic makers pledge they will reduce herbicide use
  • Herbicide industry partners with robot makers to target product use

Herbicide manufacturers are welcoming the idea of robots applying their products to improve farm yields, even though it could mean lower sales. 850 more words

Syngenta Offers Cutting-Edge Agricultural Solutions

Carl Casale became the first outsider to take the reins of CHS, Inc., the nation’s largest member-owned food cooperative, in 2011. In the following six years, he led the company to record revenues and profits. 151 more words

Carl Casale

EU to ban pesticides that harm bees

The European Union made a key breakthrough on Friday to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination.

The 28 member states got a large majority, representing some three-quarters of its population, backing the ban on the three prevalent neonicotinoid pesticides which will take effect at the end of the year. 244 more words


The EU bans neonics. What will the US do?

You may have heard the news yesterday that the EU has voted to ban neonics (neonicotinoids) in Europe, putting a more permanent stamp on the temporary ban that had been in place since 2013. 425 more words

FG to establish 14 more rice mills

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said that Federal Government would establish 14 additional rice mills in the country to meet increasing demand for local rice and achieve self sufficiency. 567 more words