Fertilizer
Biologicals

Study: Crop Rotation Has Positive Impact On Soil Microbial Communities

A study authored by Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann is

Adjuvants

Vive Crop Protection Fungicide Gets EPA Registration

Vive Crop Protection, Inc.'s azoxystrobin-based fungicide product uses Vive's proprietary Allosperse formulation technology.

Africa

Candel Launches Agchem Plant in Nigeria

Plant set to save Nigeria $400 million in foreign exchange spent annually to import crop protection products.

Adjuvants

5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

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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

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Americas

Monsanto Extends Roundup Partnership with Scotts Miracle-Gro

Scotts will pay Monsanto a one-time upfront payment of $300 million in exchange for a Roundup brand license, extended agency agreement and technology agreement.

Crop Inputs

Helena Launches Products to Enhance Soil Health, Fertilizer Performance

Receptor and MicroMerge 55441SP are designed to enhance soil health, nutrient availability and fertilizer performance.

Crop Inputs

The Rise of Precision Agriculture

For thousands of years farmers have looked for ways to increase produce more food from a given plot of land. As

Crop Inputs

Brandt Inks Deal To Have Products Distributed in Turkey

Brandt, a manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, has an agreement that allows Dorado Natural will distribute Brandt’s products in Turkey.

China

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

China

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.

Americas

Former Oil-Dri Executive V.R. Swede Roskam Passes Away

Roskam retired in 2014 as Vice President of Sales from Oil-Dri Corporation of America where he worked for 45 years.

Africa

How Africa’s Farms Are Recovering from Ebola

After thousands fled their farms and loan programs collapsed in the wake of Ebola, international and local organizations are working to help bring them back.

Crop Inputs

FAO: Global Fertilizer Use to Grow 1.8% a Year Through 2018

Demand for nitrogen fertilizers expected to grow fastest in Sub-Saharan Africa, at 4.6% a year.

Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

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

Crop Inputs

Iraqi Wheat Farmers Worried About Islamic State

The Sunni militant group controls land that accounts for about 40% of Iraq's wheat production.

Crop Inputs

Crop Protection in an Increasingly Post-Patent World

Generics make up more global market share each year, and new products are poised for rapid growth.

Crop Inputs

Monsanto, Novozymes BioAg Alliance Field Trial Shows Promise

The first full-year trials show yield increases in corn and soy. Novozymes and Monsanto plan for expanded trials in 2015.

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Americas

EPA: 2,4-D, Glyphosate, Imidacloprid Among Pesticide Chemicals Not Endocrine Disruptors

Nearly three dozen pesticide chemicals tested by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their potential to disrupt the endocrine system have been deemed

Crop Inputs

Eurofins Adds New Regulatory Group in Niefern

Eurofins Regulatory AG plans to add an Agro Team in Niefern to the already existing Agro Regulatory Group in Rheinfelden and

Americas

Valent BioSciences Chile to Merge with Pace International Chile

In a move that will strengthen customer service, trading capacity and geographic coverage, Pace International, a post-harvest solutions, technologies and services

Industry News

Dr. Jacqueline Applegate to Head Environmental Science at Bayer CropScience

Longtime Bayer Executive Dr. Jacqueline Applegate will become Head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer CropScience.

Industry News

LemnaTec Corp. Receives Research Grant for Agricultural Innovation

Global plant phenotyping specialist LemnaTec Corp., has secured the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Award for Advanced Field Phenotyping System,