Tag: Syngenta

Corn farmers and ethanol plants eligible for $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement

Corn farmers and ethanol plants eligible for $1.51 billion Syngenta settlement

April 17, 2018 |

In Kansas, farmers who grew Viptera and Duracade varieties of corn between 2013 and 2017 are eligible for up to $22.6 million of the $1.51 billion settlement with Syngenta for selling GMO corn seed that was not yet approved by the Chinese government, while a whopping $1.438 billion will go to farmers who didn’t grow […]

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Syngenta could pay out $1.51 billion to farmers for growing GMO corn without Chinese approval

Syngenta could pay out $1.51 billion to farmers for growing GMO corn without Chinese approval

March 13, 2018 |

In Kansas, a $1.51 billion settlement by Syngenta is waiting for a federal district judge’s approval before being confirmed, bringing to an end the nightmare faced by the corn and ethanol industry after China closed its doors in November 2013 to DDGS produced from two GMO strains it had not yet approved. Despite the Syngenta […]

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Syngenta licenses NRGene’s GenoMAGICTM cloud-based big data analytics platform

Syngenta licenses NRGene’s GenoMAGICTM cloud-based big data analytics platform

January 16, 2018 |

In North Carolina, Syngenta has licensed NRGene’s GenoMAGICTM, a cloud-based big data analytics platform, to evaluate, predict, compare and select the best genetic makeup for crop molecular breeding and genomic selection. The agreement is on a non-exclusive, multi-year basis. The GenoMAGIC system will be implemented in Syngenta’s advanced R&D pipeline and will influence key decision […]

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Last Train to Emeryville: The DigiBio value engine is leavin’ the station, are you on it?

Last Train to Emeryville: The DigiBio value engine is leavin’ the station, are you on it?

January 9, 2018 |

Tie-ins for Zymergen, Radiant Genomics, DMC, Capricorn Venture Partners, Syngenta and CHS demonstrate the firepower and scope of digital biology. Today, products made via traditional biological tools tap into easy-to-grow-in-a-lab organisms, and mostly nothin’ else. Sort of like making all the wines in the world from Merlot grapes, because the underlying manufacturing is just too easy […]

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Green Plains plans massive expansion of Syngenta’s Enogen corn ethanol technology

Green Plains plans massive expansion of Syngenta’s Enogen corn ethanol technology

December 17, 2017 |

Good news arrives from Minnesota that Syngenta has partnered with Green Plains to expand its use of Enogen corn enzyme technology across GPRE’s 1.5 billion gallon production platform. The Enogen backstory Enogen corn enzyme technology is an in-seed innovation available exclusively from Syngenta and features the first biotech corn output trait designed specifically to enhance […]

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Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

Fuels America leaders say “thank you, President Trump” for RFS support

November 10, 2017 |

In Washington, a coalition of the nation’s leaders in advanced and cellulosic biofuels thanked President Trump for his commitment to the RFS, which “has attracted billions of dollars of investment in first-of-a-kind technologies in the advanced and cellulosic biofuels industry.” They also express concerns about the EPA’s July proposal to reduce White House-approved growth in […]

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Syngenta makes $340K donation to ethanol’s Prime the Pump Fund

Syngenta makes $340K donation to ethanol’s Prime the Pump Fund

February 5, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta has made a donation of $340,000 to the Prime the Pump Fund to help make higher ethanol blends more widely available and help grow demand for American ethanol. Prime the Pump is an ethanol industry initiative created to help the early retail adopters of high-level ethanol blends by awarding grants to reduce […]

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Syngenta donates $340,000 to Prime the Pump Fund

Syngenta donates $340,000 to Prime the Pump Fund

February 2, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta recently announced a donation of $340,000 to the Prime the Pump Fund to help make higher ethanol blends more widely available and help grow demand for American ethanol. Prime the Pump is an ethanol industry initiative created to help the early retail adopters of high-level ethanol blends by awarding grants to reduce […]

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Syngenta’s Enogen to supply nearly 2 billion gallons of capacity in 2017

Syngenta’s Enogen to supply nearly 2 billion gallons of capacity in 2017

January 9, 2017 |

In Minnesota, Syngenta announced that it has reached agreements with ethanol plants, from Arizona to Ohio, with a combined total capacity of nearly 2 billion gallons. According to Dr. Miloud Araba, head of Enogen technical services at Syngenta, the robust alpha amylase enzyme found in Enogen corn hybrids helps an ethanol plant dramatically reduce the […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina

October 12, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Suntory, Syngenta and ChemChina and their direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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