The Consolidating Food Industry: Bayer AG (BAYRY) as well as Monsanto Company (MON).

Plantations International Monsanto Information InvestorPlace InvestorPlace- Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips I chatted in a previous Smart Talk article about the pressure American farmers are coming under due to their substantial reliance on overseas exports and also taxpayer subsidies, and they're taking a hit once more because of reduced commodity costs. Consequently, the international agrochemical market is in consolidation method. Resource: iStockphoto ChemChina has strategies to get Syngenta AG( ADR )( SYT) for$ 43 billion. Dow Chemical Co (DOW) and also E I Du Pont Nemours As well as Co ( DD) are also combining into a $ [...]

The $30 billion question: Can the private industry assistance prevent future haze?

Plantations International News Areas of Sebangau National Park, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, have also been influenced by fires. Photo Aulia Erlangga/CIFOR This post was composed by a social reporter. It has actually not been modified by the Forum organisers or partners, as well as stands for the viewpoint of the individual author just. $ 30 billion dollars. That is the overall adverse economic effect of this year's woodland fires in Indonesia. These costs do not strike Indonesia alone-- Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, or even the Philippines have actually been influenced, baseding on information presented by Herry Purnomo, Researcher at the Center for International [...]

Poll: Majority of Nebraskans want to develop biodiesel industry

Plantations International News The majority of Nebraskans who responded to a Rural Nebraska Poll are in favor of developing alternative sources of energy, including biodiesel and ethanol. About 2,000 rural Nebraska residents responded to the poll conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics in partnership with the University of Nebraska Rural Futures Institute. The 20th annual Rural Nebraska Poll, mailed out this spring to about 6,200 randomly selected households in 86 counties, asked questions that included climate change and energy sources. Other questions in the 14-page questionnaire were related to well-being, community, community involvement and education. The respondents’ average [...]