Blackgrass research wins BASIS’ Singleton Award

Bioagronomist Jamie Stotzka, of the Plantworks consultancy, has won the annual BASIS Paul Singleton Project of the Year Award for her research into the role of microbial inoculants in blackgrass control. She received her award at last week’s Cereals 2018 event. Ms...

BASF to buy Bayer veg seeds

Multinational agrochemical manufacturer BASF could be about to make its second seeds purchase from Bayer Crop Science, as the latter divests assets to meet regulatory concerns over its long-running bid to acquire Monsanto. BASF has confirmed reports that it is in...

Croda to acquire Plant Impact

Croda Europe, part of the UK multinational chemicals business Croda International, is to purchase the entire share capital of Plant Impact with the agreement of both company boards. Croda says the deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, will enhance its Life...