Biologicals
Americas

EPA Issues Interim Guidance on Antimicrobial Data Requirements

Interim guidance clarifies that the 200 ppb trigger is based on total estimated daily dietary intake for an individual and not on the amount of residue present on a single food.

Americas

DuPont Acquires Taxon Biosciences

Platform will accelerate commercialization of integrated biological solutions for agriculture.

Americas

Stockton Group in Distribution Deal with Engage Agro

Engage Agro will exclusively market and distribute Timorex Gold biofungicide in Canada for fruit, vegetable and specialty crops.

Americas

Dow in R&D Collaboration with Radiant on Natural Crop Protection

Collaboration combines proprietary metagenomic and engineering-biology technologies from Radiant with Dow’s natural products discovery and product development capabilities.

Americas

Sumitomo to Combine Biorationals with Agchem Business

Biorational business was previously managed by Valent BioSciences.

Americas

The Biopesticide Market Is Thriving

Sector on track to double market share in the next five years.

Parrys America
Americas

Parry America Names New Director – Sales & Marketing for Specialty Crops

Brian Dockery's track record of exceptional client focus and loyalty, and strategic growth will anchor this segment to provide necessary impetus for growth

Americas

Crop Microclimate Management Launches Product that Fights Abiotic Stressors

Photon, for U.S. corn and soybean market, stimulates a key stress-sensing enzyme system in plants to prepare them to react quickly and effectively to environmental stresses.

Americas

Stockton Group Gets Timorex Approval in Korea, Mexico

Timorex Gold approved for coffee in Mexico and for greenhouse and outdoor use on a variety of fruits and vegetables in Korea.

Biologicals

Koppert Launches AgriTrap Natural Insecticide

Dutch firm says product fights aphids, whitefly, psyllids, scale insects, gall mite and spider mite.

Americas

U.S. to Provide $30 Million to Fight Citrus Greening

Projects focus on areas including biological controls, tools to kill the Asian citrus psyllid, root sampling and testing strategy, training dogs to detect infected trees.

Biologicals

Stockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide Approved in Macedonia

Product is registered for the control of blight in tomato and potato, downy mildew in lettuce, and gray mold in grapes.

Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

Crop protection sales expected to be stable, but wholesale change is almost certain.

Pam Marrone
Americas

Marrone Bio Innovations’ Regalia MAXX Biofungicide Approved for New Uses in Canada

Expanded use label brings growers tool for managing powdery mildew, downy mildew.

Americas

Frontier Scientific Expands into Agchem Market

Utah-based company acquires entomology division of Bio-Serv Inc.

Americas

Dow AgroSciences Names Conkesta as Brand for New Insect-Resistant Trait

Soybean trait continues to move through regulatory processes as the first trait to be submitted for approvals that expresses two Bt proteins.

Americas

Novozymes Says BioAg Alliance with Monsanto Off to Strong Start

Company sees positive outlook for 2015.

Americas

Biocontrols 2015 Tradeshow and Conference

Crafting a “softer” pest management program for sustainability-minded retailers and processors is likely in your future – if it’s not here already. An increasing number of growers and crop advisers are finding that a mix of biocontrol products and conventional products helps fill the bill, especially late in the season when maximum residue levels (MRLs) are of greatest concern.

Australia/South Pacific

Biologicals Use On The Rise Among Australian Growers

Biofilm Crop Protection's products focus on soil health to combat pests and disease.

Latest News

Africa

Algeria’s Reforms to Lift Agchem Market

The desire by North Africa’s hydrocarbon-rich Algeria to increase the contribution of its agriculture to the country’s economy and to

Africa

Algeria’s Reforms to Lift Agchem Market

Country has launched major changes in land management and investment in agricultural sector, raising hopes of increased use of quality farm inputs.

Adjuvants

CPDA ‘Optimistic’ U.S. Regulators Will Amend Re-Labeling Rule

Dr. Susan Ferenc, president of the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology, is “optimistic” that U.S. regulators will provide some discretionary relief in requiring distributors to re-label certain non-pesticide agrochemical products

Americas

Label Updates Announced for EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has approved label updates for Arysta LifeScience North America’s EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide. The new registration includes

Crop Inputs

Sipcam to Evaluate Two Products From Eden Research

Eden Research plc, a natural micro-encapsulation company, signed an Evaluation Agreement with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia (Sipcam, a Sumitomo-related