Dow AgroSciences LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company specializing in not only agricultural chemicals such as pesticides, but also seeds and biotechnology solutions. The company is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States. On 31 January, 2006, Dow AgroSciences announced that it had received regulatory approval for the world's first plant-cell-produced vaccine against Newcastle disease virus from USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics.
Campaign Finance$2,127,550 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Dow AgroSciences
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Dow AgroSciences $1,825,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Environment & Superfund,
- Clean Air & Water,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.872 Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011 S.718 A bill to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to improve the use of certain registered pesticides. H.R.6083 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012 H.R.4880 To extend the suspension of duty on ion-exchange resin powder, dried to less than 10 percent moisture. H.R.4881 To extend the suspension of duty on an ion exchange resin comprising a copolymer of styrene crosslinked with divinylbenzene, iminodiacetic acid, sodium form. H.R.4882 To extend the suspension of duty on an ion exchange resin comprising a copolymer of styrene crosslinked with ethenylbenzene, aminophosphonic acid, sodium form. H.R.4884 To extend the temporary suspension of duty on 2-Phenylphenol sodium salt. H.R.4886 To extend the temporary suspension of duty on 2-Phenylphenol. H.R.4996 To extend the temporary suspension of duty on quinoline. H.R.4997 To extend and modify the temporary suspension of duty on 2-Cyanopyridine.
RegulationsMentioned in 311 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Dow AgroSciences" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 1347 APHIS Dow AgroSciences; Notice of Petition for a Determination of Nonregulated Status for Soybean Genetically Engineered for Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid and Glufosinate 2012
- Toggle 177 APHIS Dow AgroSciences LLC; Availability of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status for Herbicide Tolerant DAS-44406-6 Soybean 2012
- Toggle 15 EPA 2,4-D Choline Salt. Proposed Use on AAD 1 Corn / DHT Field Corn Containing DAS-40278-9. 2011
- Toggle 15 EPA 2,4-D Registration Review 2012
- Toggle 14 EPA 2,4-D Choline Salt. Proposed Use on AAD-12 Soybeans Containing DAS 68416-4 2012
- Toggle 13 EPA April 10-13, 2012 US Environmental Protection Agency FIFRA SAP Meeting on Chlorpyrifos Health Effects 2012
- Toggle 13 EPA Dicamba Use on Herbicide-Tolerant (MON 88701) Cotton. 2012
- Toggle 11 Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; Availability of Petition, Plant Pest Risk Assessment, and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Maize Genetically Engineered for Herbicide Tolerance 2012
- Toggle 11 APHIS Bayer CropScience; Availability of Petition, Plant Pest Risk Assessment, and Environmental Assessment for Determination of Nonregulated Status of Soybean Genetically Engineered to Tolerate the Herbicides Glyphosate and Isoxaflutole 2012
- Toggle 7 EPA Clopyralid – Pesticide Petition (PP# 1E7882) and Registration Requests for use on Apple, Leafy Brassica Greens Subgroup 5B and Rapeseed Subgroup 20A 2011
Advisory Committees3 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
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Table shows employees of "Dow AgroSciences" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of the Interior 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee