Category Verdant in the News

Seed Competition Heats Up

An article written by Sonja Gjerde and published in Farm Journal magazine, July 2015. Companies jockey, market share battles continue and Monsanto pursues Syngenta The yearly battles for your seed business have been fierce for the past decade as consolidation and biotech fueled DuPont Pioneer’s and Monsanto Company’s dominance in market share. While those two

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Monsanto Speaks Up About Syngenta Offer

An article written by Sonja Gjerde and published in Farm Journal magazine, May 2015. You’ve probably heard by now that Monsanto approached Syngenta with a $44.5 billion offer to acquire the company. Syngenta turned them down, stating Monsanto undervalued the company and regulations create execution risks. © Courtesy Syngenta  “We feel very strongly this is a

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Don Goodwin, Golden Sun Marketing Founder, Discusses the Company’s Organic Growth

An article originally published on AndNowYouKnow.com by Christofer Oberst. MINNETRISTA, MN – Golden Sun Marketing (GSM) has spent 10 successful years helping clients across the fresh produce supply chain develop and sell compelling strategies. I spoke with Founder Don Goodwin and Director of Marketing Lisa Friedrich about the company’s strategies for growth and its recipe for

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Verdant Partners LLC Announces New Partner

Champaign, IL – Verdant Partners LLC is pleased to announce that Garrett L. Stoerger has been named as a new Partner to the firm, effective immediately.  Mr. Stoerger, who joined Verdant Partners in 2009, will continue to be based in the company’s Champaign, IL headquarters. Mr. Stoerger brings over a decade’s worth of dedicated agribusiness

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Maintaining Market Momentum: Seed industry analysts say the business climate remains strong and stable

An article written by Maria Brown and previously published in Seed World magazine, January 2015. Despite a few dips, observers say the U.S. and international seed markets remain strong going into 2015 and that the future looks promising. “The seed industry today is very sound and growing in many ways,” says Thomas “Bud” Hughes, a

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