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.


Sumitomo to Combine Biorationals with Agchem Business

Biorational business was previously managed by Valent BioSciences.


The Biopesticide Market Is Thriving

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

Parrys America

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


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.


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.


Koppert Launches AgriTrap Natural Insecticide

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


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.


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.


10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

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

Pam Marrone

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

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


Frontier Scientific Expands into Agchem Market

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


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.


Novozymes Says BioAg Alliance with Monsanto Off to Strong Start

Company sees positive outlook for 2015.


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.


Mozambique Offers Enormous Opportunity for New Technologies

As Mozambique's agricultural market continues to grow, the country offers crop input companies enormous opportunity.

Asia Summit

India and The Big Shift: Part 2

India makes a play for greater global market share.


Bayer Acquires European Distribution Rights for Contans WG

Contans WG has "become one of the biggest biological fungicides currently used in conventional agriculture in Europe."

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Strong Dollar, Long U.S. Winter Hit Syngenta Sales

A delayed start to the season in North America also hurt results.

Industry News

Fortix Fungicide Now Registered for Supression of Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of FORTIX Fungicide for suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS)


Brandt Expands Distribution with Beijing Office, Distribution Agreements

In an effort to expand the company’s reach in Asia, Brandt, a manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, has signed distribution


Xingfa Extends Its Success to Crop Protection

The largest phosphate producer in central China, Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group, is poised to become one of China's biggest glyphosate producers.


FMC Joins Field to Market

FMC Corporation, a specialty company focused on agriculture, health and nutrition, has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture,