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Ceres fires KPMG over audit concern

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on Ceres fires KPMG over audit concern

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Ceres fires KPMG over financial report

By   /  Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016  /  Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres fires KPMG over financial report

Ceres Inc. fired its accounting firm Feb. 23 during a disagreement over a “going concern” statement in Ceres’ 2015 annual report. Ceres, a Thousand Oaks-based ag-biotech company, made the announcement in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing says Ceres hired Los Angeles-based Marcum as its new independent accountant and dismissed its Read More →

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Ceres corn traits do not require USDA oversight

By   /  Thursday, February 18th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Ceres corn traits do not require USDA oversight

Thousand Oaks ag-biotech company Ceres said the U.S. Department of Agriculture told the company Feb. 17 that several corn traits Ceres developed do not need to be regulated under a USDA mandate. For years, Ceres developed genetically modified crops for use in biofuels. Last June, the company switched its focus to developing genetically modified crops Read More →

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Ceres awarded patent in Australia for trait that increases crop yields

By   /  Friday, January 22nd, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres awarded patent in Australia for trait that increases crop yields

Thousand Oaks-based Ceres Inc., an ag-biotech company, was awarded a patent in Australia for a trait that allows growers to increase yields without increasing crop inputs like fertilizer. The patent extends intellectual property protection to the Australian market of a key gene that Ceres has licensed to a multinational crop developer. It covers uses of Read More →

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Ceres still raising money despite losses

By   /  Friday, January 22nd, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Energy, Latest news, left, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres still raising money despite losses

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Here’s how to navigate stock market meltdown

By   /  Friday, January 22nd, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Here’s how to navigate stock market meltdown

Henry Dubroff

Markets are quirky things. They sail along for a while and then wham, turbulence arrives. Twice in the past six months we’ve seen two market meltdowns — the latest put the U.S. indices deep into correction territory. My own takeaway is that we are not in the middle of a full-blown financial crisis; there’s been Read More →

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Ceres plans to raise $6.7 million through public stock offering Dec. 17

By   /  Tuesday, December 15th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres plans to raise $6.7 million through public stock offering Dec. 17

Ceres, a Thousand Oaks-based agriculture-biotechnology company, priced shares at 40 cents each on Dec. 15 for its follow-on public offering on Dec. 17. Ceres plans to raise $6.7 million through the offering, which will be comprised of 600,000 shares of common stock, 6,460 shares of preferred stock convertible into 16,150,000 shares of common stock, and Read More →

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