Monsanto Australia Limited & Ors - Notifications - N93367 - N93388

Applicant(s)

  • Agritech Rural Pty Ltd
  • Caldwell and Pither Pty Ltd
  • Crop Care Australasia Pty Ltd
  • Delta Agribusiness Pty Ltd
  • Driscoll Seeds Pty Ltd
  • Elders Limited
  • Gorst Rural Supplies Pty Ltd
  • Harberger's Farm Supplies Pty Ltd
  • Lachlan Fertilizers Rural Pty Ltd
  • Landmark Operations Limited
  • Lockhart Rural Service Pty Ltd
  • Monsanto Australia Limited
  • North West Ag Services Pty Ltd
  • Nufarm Australia Limited
  • Nugrain Pty Ltd
  • Nuseed Pty Ltd
  • Nutrihealth Grain Pty Ltd
  • Nutrihealth Pty Ltd
  • Pacific Seeds Pty Ltd
  • Riverina Co-operative Society Ltd
  • Riverland Oilseeds Pty Ltd
  • Western Ag Supplies Pty Ltd

Notification number(s)

  • N93367
  • N93368
  • N93369
  • N93370
  • N93371
  • N93372
  • N93373
  • N93374
  • N93375
  • N93376
  • N93377
  • N93378
  • N93379
  • N93380
  • N93381
  • N93382
  • N93383
  • N93384
  • N93385
  • N93386
  • N93387
  • N93388

Summary

Twenty two parties have lodged notifications for various contractual arrangements with respect to the distribution of ROUNDUP READY Canola. In particular:

(1) Thirteen distributors (known as Technology Service Providers (TSPs)) will supply the ROUNDUP READY Canola seeds to growers on the condition that the grower enter into a Licence and Stewardship Agreement (LSA) and a Technology User Agreement (TUA) with Monsanto.

(2) Two Commercial Seed Producers (CSPs) will license commercial growers to produce the seeds containing Monsanto's patented technology on condition that the commercial growers have entered into a LSA and a TUA with Monsanto.

(3) Monsanto will:

(a) licence growers to use its patented technology on the condition that the grower acquire seeds containing Monsanto's patented technology only from authorised TSPs.

(b) licence growers to use its patented technology on condition the grower delivers the grain produced using ROUNDUP READY Canola only to licensed seed companies for use as seed or authorised grain handlers, for crushing.

(4) Riverland Oilseeds Pty Ltd will only receive and crush grain produced using ROUNDUP READY Canola from growers on condition they are licensed by Monsanto.

Notifications

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ACCC correspondence

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