Fertilizer

Americas

The Mosaic Company Completes Acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland’s Fertilizer Distribution Business

Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.

Africa

Zaklady Chemiczne Police to Build Phosphoric Acid Plant in Senegal

The new plant is the next step in ZChP's plan to move to full fertilizer production in Senegal and set up a fertilizer distribution center for West Africa.

Africa

IFA and the AFAP Agree to Improve Fertilizer Markets in Africa

Agreement looks to increase fertilizer use to 50 kg per hectare across Africa.

China

H.J. Baker Opens Tiger-Sulace Ace Plant in China

H.J. Baker invited customers to the Lianyungang Sulphur Bentonite Plant opening located at the ACE Group’s sulphur facility with a daylong special event earlier this year.

Asia Summit

India and The Big Shift: Part 2

India makes a play for greater global market share.

Americas

Fertilizer Organizations Join Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture

Organizations join alliance to encourage industry to promote proper use of fertilizers and minimize their environmental impact in the field.

Americas

Fertilizer Prices Up; Applications Seen Reduced – Rabobank

Rising prices could see farmers reducing fertilizer applications in the medium term.

Americas

FMC to Acquire Cheminova for $1.8 Billion

Cheminova brings complementary technologies in insecticides and herbicides, enhances FMC's fungicide portfolio and adds a growing micronutrient business.

Americas

Biopesticides: Counting the Cost

A growing world population and public and regulatory pressure on agriculture for continuous improvement will make biopesticide programs increasingly saleable for retailers.

Americas

Biopesticides Primed for Growth

Consolidation, multinationals drive access and affordability for the fertile fields of major growing regions.

Americas

FMC to Market Actagro Soil, Plant Health Products

FMC to exclusively sell Actagro products in Asia-Pacific.

Africa

Allana Potash Focuses on Ethiopia to Meet Demands of Changing Market

Ethiopia's Agricultural Transformation Agency reports that 100,000 to 400,000 tonnes of potash will be consumed by Ethiopia, Kenya and other East African nations over the next five years.

Adjuvants

SLIDESHOW: Pushed by Resistance, Companies Take a Fresh Approach to the USA

In the United States, achieving crop protection industry success demands an eagle eye on new formulations, resurrected chemistries and most vitally: relationships.

Americas

Verdesian Life Sciences Acquires Specialty Fertilizer Products

Verdesian to gain more than 270 patent properties.

Americas

Gleadell, CHS Ink Fertilizer Distribution Deal

Fertilizer industry consolidation continues, distributors lock supply by making deals with major players.

Crop Inputs

B.V. Industrie- en Handelsonderneming Simonis Changes Name to Simonis B.V.

Dutch company produces and exports a wide variety of pesticides and fertilizers for agriculture.

Americas

Colombia’s Exponential Growth, Despite Political Backlash

"Most companies with operations in Colombia are in a sort of 'standby mode' until the presidential election finishes and a definition on the new laws and regulations are made public."

Africa

IFDC Partners With Kenyan Government to Accelerate Agriculture

“Agriculture is the engine that drives Kenya’s economy,” said Dr. Amit Roy, IFDC president and CEO.

Africa

FCI Trade Summit: How Access to Inputs Is Soaring in Tanzania

Public-private partnerships have helped farmers to more than double maize and rice output.

Latest News

Americas

H.J. Baker Shows Commitment to Growth In Latin America With New Hire

Manuel Zavala has more than 25 years in the agricultural business and sales of nutritional and crop protection products.

Americas

Nufarm U.S. Promotes Rob Schwehr To Vice President of Innovation & Regulatory Affairs for Nufarm Americas

Schwehr will oversee product development and interactions with governmental agencies which regulate Nufarm products.

Crop Inputs

Bayer’s Martin Dawkins to Becomes ECPA Acting President

Dawkins and the ECPA will continue to demonstrate the crop protection industry’s commitment to sustainable and productive agriculture.

Crop Inputs

Nihon Nohyaku to Acquire Stake in Hyderabad Chemical

The transaction is expected to close at the end of January 2015.

Americas

The Mosaic Company Completes Acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland’s Fertilizer Distribution Business

Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.