Herbicides
Americas

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

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

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.

Palmer Amaranth in cotton
Americas

Weeds to Watch 2015: Resistance Remains Riling

Although several trade shows/groups are commemorating various anniversaries during 2015, there is another agricultural-themed milestone this year that will not be celebrated.

Americas

Sumitomo Launches Distribution Holding Company in Chile

Sumitomo Corp. said it started operations of Summit Agro South America SpA, a holding company supervising crop protection product distribution

China

Adapting to China’s New Agchem Landscape

China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) President Sun Shubao discusses multinationals' growing presence in China and where the industry is headed next in an exclusive interview.

Americas

New EPA Glyphosate Restrictions Leaked To Reuters

U.S. regulators will put new restrictions on the world’s most widely used herbicide to help address the rapid expansion of

Americas

U.S. EPA Clears Enlist Duo for Use in Additional States

Newest additions are Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma and North Dakota.

Americas

Sumitomo to Combine Biorationals with Agchem Business

Biorational business was previously managed by Valent BioSciences.

Americas

Monsanto Quarterly Profit Off on Lower Corn Acreage

Company continues to shift to more branded products in crop protection business.

monsanto roundup
Americas

Monsanto Calls for Retraction of WHO’s Glyphosate Assessment

Classification as probable carcinogen goes against scientific consensus, industry experts and scientists say.

Americas

Monsanto’s Fraley ‘Outraged’ by WHO Glyphosate Assessment

"Result was reached by selective ‘cherry picking’ of data and is a clear example of agenda-driven bias.” --Fraley

Americas

World Health Organization Report Contradicts Scientific Findings on Glyphosate

"Review does not meet the standards used by respected agencies around the world," says Dr. Phillip Miller, Monsanto global regulatory lead.

China

CCPIA: ‘Extensive Adjustment’ for Pesticide Industry in 2015

Prices far below 2014 levels, but rebound is expected in March.

China

First New EC Formulations Get Approval in China

Approval of the first batch of new-type EC products manufactured by domestic enterprises marks the beginning of the upgrading and replacement of solvents.

China

China Reports Sharp Drop in Paraquat Prices

Downward trend caused by "depressed market of pyridine."

James C. Borel
Americas

DuPont’s Borel Talks R&D Pipeline

DuPont Pioneer will expand its U.S. lineup of Optimum Leptra corn hybrids in 2015 and expects also to launch in Brazil for the 2015/2016 Safrinha season

Americas

BASF Agricultural Solutions Sales Rise on Europe, North America

Higher demand for fungicides, herbicides also lifted results.

Americas

Weed Control on the Rise in Noncrop

Though it’s just a fraction of the pesticide market, industrial vegetation management (IVM) is steadily claiming a larger share. Here is why.

Crop Inputs

Indonesia Pesticide Management and Registration Procedure

In terms of Indonesia’s pesticide trade balance, about 90% of the technical materials processed in Indonesia are imported from China.

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Americas

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)

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

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,