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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

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

monsanto roundup
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.

China

Lower Crop Prices, Currency Effects Hit Adama Results

Revenue fell 4.7% to $866.7 million, from $909.7 million a year earlier.

Americas

Monsanto Looks to Sell Seed Business: Reuters

Monsanto’s bid to buy Syngenta might hinge on whether Monsanto is able to sell its seed business, according to a

Americas

Lower Insect Pressure, High Inventory in Brazil Hit FMC

FMC Agricultural Solutions reported sharply lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter, as it was hurt by weakened demand

Crop Inputs

Sumitomo Crop Protection Sales Up on Strong Overseas Demand

Demand from overseas markets offset lower shipments in Japan.

China

Shandong Luba’s 50% Paraquat SG Obtains Production Approval Certificate

It is expected that the product will be marketed in late March 2015

Americas

Science and Strategy Spur Syngenta’s Crop Protection Portfolio

Developing a crop protection portfolio is a lot of science and a little serendipity. “There are a number of things

Crop Inputs

Nufarm to Reorganize European Manufacturing Footprint

Nufarm Limited plans to change to adjust its European manufacturing operations to reduce the company’s fixed cost base; improve working capital management; and support

China

AI Roundup: Prices of Paraquat TK, Glyphosate Tech Up

In addition, Guizhou Guida Technology Co., Ltd. applied its new active ingredient for ICAMA registration.

Americas

Amvac Acquires DuPont’s Global Bromacil Herbicide Assets

Amvac C.V., the Netherlands-based international subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., has acquired DuPont Crop Protection’s global Bromacil herbicide business assets.

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience North and South America Q1 Sales Fall

Bayer CropScience said sales increased 6.6% in the first quarter to $3.45 billion powered by strength in Europe and fungicides.

Australia/South Pacific

Bayer Helps New Zealand Farmers Set World Record Barley Harvest

A farming couple from New Zealand set a new world record yield for barley producing 13,8 tonnes per hectare with

Africa

Dow AgroSciences Targets New Markets

With crop protection markets flat in many parts of the world, Dow AgroSciences is readying new technology that will target

Americas

Syngenta’s Acuron Herbicide Receives EPA Registration

Syngenta’s Acuron corn herbicide has received registration approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. According to the company, the new

Crop Inputs

EU Approves Long-Pending GMO Products for Import

European Union announced on Friday it approved the import of 10 new types of maize, soybeans, cotton and oilseed rape as either human food or animal feed for 10 years, in addition to the 58 GM crops already authorized.

Crop Inputs

Dow AgroSciences Q1 Crop Protection Sales Fall 12%

Dow AgroSciences reported first-quarter sales of $1.9 billion, down 12% versus the year-ago period.

Americas

USDA Study Tackles Agriculture’s Adaptation to Climate Change

Study looks at the use of genetic resources which will help determine the agricultural sector’s ability to maintain crop productivity.

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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