Agrium subsidary in Loveland acquires ag technology

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email PrintLOVELAND — Loveland Products Inc., a subsidiary of Canada-based Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU), has acquired Starpharma Holdings Ltd.’s agrochemical business, the company announced Wednesday. Loveland Products, based in Loveland, acquired Starpharma’s Priostar portfolio for $35 million. The acquisition is comprised of key intellectual property, as well as a small number of staff based in Melbourne, Australia. Starpharma’s underlying technology is built around dendrimers —  a type of synthetic nanoscale polymer…