Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience’s Sonata Fungicide Available For Broadacre Crops

With the label transition from Ballad Plus, Sonata can now be used to protect against diseases in broadacre crops in registered states.


Marrone Bio Innovations’ Regalia Maxx Biofungicide Receives Registration in Brazil

First approved plant extract-based fungicide in Brazil brings growers new solution for protecting against disease, which can result in higher quality and yields.

Crop Inputs

Eden Research Signs Agreement with Sumi Agro France for Grape Protection Products

The agreement follows similar deals that Eden signed with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia to sell 3AEY in Italy and Spain, respectively.


China Supply Update

Manufacturers continue to build new capacity to replace shuddered companies.

Crop Inputs

Asia Continues to Drive $60-Billion Crop Protection Market

Bob Fairclough kicks off FCI’s Global Sourcing Summit with an overview of pesticides for the industry.

Crop Inputs

Valent U.S.A. to Expand Support for North American Crop Protection Offerings

Portfolio expansion and pipeline supported by enhanced R&D and commercial infrastructure.


Syngenta Crop Protection Sales Lifted by Fungicides in Brazil, North American Demand

Company is deliberately reducing glyphosate to improve profitability.


Explosion Rocks Shandong Binnong – Reports

Shandong Binnong plays important role in China’s pesticide industry.

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."


Update with Exclusive Interview: Adama to Acquire Control of CNAC’s Chinese Businesses

Businesses expected to raise Adama's revenues by $850 million.

Australia/South Pacific

Rethinking Australia

On the driest (inhabited) continent, resilience is a must in creating a crop protection success story.


Create More Purchasing Power

There is a way to make more money, create more transparency in the supply chain and build stronger relationships in the process.

Crop Inputs

Bayer Expands Capacity for Nativo Fungicide Production

Company invests $128 million in Muttenz, Switzerland site.


Arysta LifeScience Registers Kasumin Bactericide in U.S.

Kasumin registered for use in apples and pears for control of fire blight.


For Adama, the Secret Is Simplicity

Adama's Jean-Marc Dardier, global head of marketing, sits down with FCI to talk about its role in making growers' and distributors' lives easier, its advantageous position in the Chinese market and progress in its rebranding effort.


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.


Stockton’s Timorex Gold Receives EPA Registration

“The acceptance of the EPA in the USA market is a huge milestone for us.” -- Ziv Tirosh, CEO


BASF Opens Formulation, Packaging Plant in Jiangsu, China

New plant in Rudong is scheduled to commence end of 2014.

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Syngenta Receives Chinese Import Approval for Agrisure Viptera Corn Trait

The corn trait offers growers protection against many above-ground corn pests.


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.


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.