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2013 Archive - Nufarm

2013 Archive

24 Dec 2013 Brazilian tax cases (PDF 347KB)
Nufarm has elected to participate in a Brazilian government program that will resolve a number of outstanding tax cases in Brazil.

24 Oct 2013 Nuseed innovation centre opened in Horsham (PDF 40KB)
The newly elected Federal Member for Mallee, Mr Andrew Broad, today officially opened a multi million dollar innovation centre in Horsham for Nuseed, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nufarm Limited.
The innovation centre brings together Nuseed Australia's business services, logistics, sales and marketing and research and breeding activities and will be a global centre for Nuseed's canola breeding programs.
The centre, when complete, will represent an investment of approximately $7 million.

30 Aug 2013 Fatality prosecution (PDF 138KB)
Nufarm Australia Limited, a wholly owned entity of Nufarm Limited, was today fined $300,000 in the Victorian County Court in connection to a fatality that occurred at the company’s Laverton North manufacturing facility in May 2011.

23 Jul 2013 Nuseed Americas and ADM Collaborate to Deliver Premium Sorghum Products
Nuseed Americas and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) are collaborating to deliver premium sorghum flour products to food companies and specialty providers seeking to meet the needs of health-conscious and gluten intolerant consumers. ADM will utilize Nuseed’s recently established Wholis™ branded sorghum supply chain, which includes premium genetics, specifically located and qualified growers, and consistently contracted
specifications, to ensure a consistent, quality sorghum grain, bred for food use.

08 Jul 2013 Nuseed acquires sorghum hybrid assets of HSR Seeds (PDF 223KB)
Nuseed, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, today announced the acquisition of HSR Seeds’ sorghum assets in Australia.
The acquisition complements Nuseed’s existing Australian summer crops hybrid seed activities and expands its regional grain sorghum research and development and market presence. The agreement includes all HSR’s commercial grain and forage sorghum hybrids, research breeding program and germplasm pipeline.

30 May 2013 Wholis provides value throughout supply chain (PDF 74KB)
Nuseed has introduced Wholis, a premium food product category. Using proprietary sorghum genetics bred specifically for human consumption, Wholis will deliver consistent, high quality ingredients to food industry partners with excellent milling and nutritional qualities.
Nuseed’s announcement to the wider industry is part of the company’s goal to expand the overall market and value of sorghum. Wholis represents an innovation that extends globally with the opportunity to convert the world’s sixth largest crop from a feed grain into a premium food source.

05 Mar 2013 Roundup distribution (PDF 140KB)
Nufarm Limited announced that it has received notice today from Monsanto that agreements relating to the exclusive distribution of Roundup branded glyphosate in Australia and New Zealand are to be terminated.

04 Feb 2013 Seed business acquisition in Brazil
Nufarm’s wholly owned Nuseed subsidiary, Nuseed do Brasil S.A., has acquired 51% of the equity in Atlantica Sementes Ltda., a Brazilian business specialising in sorghum and sunflower seeds.
The acquisition provides an important base in the growing Brazilian market and is a further step in the expansion of Nuseed’s global platform.

23 Jan 2013 Market update
Market update: Trading conditions in Australia; Guidance maintained for half year; BASF distribution changes in Australia; US turf business acquisition.