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Issue #2, Dec. 2020
 Survey: Top 10 M&A deals
    During a most challenging and unusual year, 2020, companies in the agribusiness industry did not stop their activity related to M&A deals. Companies with a keen business sense are always aware of potential acquisition targets that may be helpful to their business development and long-term growth.
     We listed twenty M&A cases that concerned AgroPages readers the most in 2020. In this survey, you are invited to select the M&A deal or deals that, in your opinion, had a significant impact to the industry, and please explain the reasons. The results of the survey will be published later, and your points of view may be included in the article.

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Christina Xie
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Senasa, Casafe launch guide for controlling locusts with agrochemicals in Argentina
Company news
UPL launches FlyUP project
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