Posted on: November 9, 2014
Response from Paul Minehart, Head, Corporate Communications North America, Syngenta Corporation • June 5, 2015
Many news media reports throughout 2014 offered various reasons why China denied corn with the MIR162 trait, including that the trait had not yet been approved for import into China, that there was a large supply of domestic corn the Chinese government wanted to use, and that there were political and trade-related issues involved. In December 2014, China approved the trait for import, but China still has not imported much corn of any variety.
What is DDGS?
Dried Distillers Grains... Read More
Posted on: January 21, 2014
Response from Paul Minehart, Head, Corporate Communications North America, Syngenta Corporation • January 21, 2016
On January 10, 2014, Agrigenetics, Inc. (a company affiliated with Dow AgroSciences LLC), DuPont Pioneer and Syngenta jointly filed a complaint in US District Court in Honolulu, Hawaii, against the County of Kaua‘i for violating the United States and Hawaii Constitutions, multiple federal and state laws and the Kaua‘i County Charter in the enactment of Bill 2491. On February 7, an amended complaint was filed, adding BASF to the complaint.
On August 25, 2014, the US... Read More
Posted on: July 30, 2013
Response from Paul Minehart, Head, Corporate Communications North America, Syngenta Corporation • August 27, 2013
At Syngenta, our focus is on helping feed the growing world population by helping farmers around the globe grow more from less—less land, water, fossil fuel, carbon release and other impacts to the environment and people. Check it out here. Many of our 27,000 employees volunteer, and the company funds mainly conservation, agricultural education and related efforts around the world. Also, the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture works in developing countries and... Read More