Insecticides
Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

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

Americas

EPA Registers New ‘Bee-Safe’ Insecticide, Flupyradifurone

Studies show no adverse effect on overall bee colony performance or overwintering ability when compared to untreated colonies.

Americas

Dow AgroSciences Names Conkesta as Brand for New Insect-Resistant Trait

Soybean trait continues to move through regulatory processes as the first trait to be submitted for approvals that expresses two Bt proteins.

Americas

Bayer CropScience Receives EPA Registration for New Insecticide

Sivanto is a novel systemic insecticide for the control of major sucking pest.

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

EPA Revised Chlorpyrifos Assessment Shows Risk to Workers

Based on the results of the risk assessment, additional restrictions might be necessary to ensure that workers who use or work around areas treated with chlorpyrifos are protected and that drinking water sources are protected.

Crop Inputs

Gamma-cyhalothrin gains EU approval

Cheminova's proprietary pyrethroid product gamma-cyhalothrin is sold under the trade names Nexide, Vantex and Cooper.

China

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.

Crop Inputs

Sumitomo Chemical Acquires Asana Insecticide Business Assets From DuPont Crop Protection

Esfenvalerate, a resolved pyrethroid, was invented by Sumitomo Chemical, and it is currently commercialized in more than 60 countries.

Americas

Marrone Bio Announces New Corporate Headquarters Location

Expanded facilities in fermentation, formulation and greenhouses help the company discover and develop effective and environmentally responsible bio-based products that promote plant health and control unwanted pests in agriculture and other industries.

Crop Inputs

Exosect Partners With Industry And Researchers to Control Beetle Pests in Pulse Crops

Exosect's Entostat becomes the focus of a lure and kill research program to combat beetle and weevil pests in pulse crops.

Crop Inputs

Belchim Acquires Distribution Rights For Crop Protection Products

Belchim Crop Protection will distribute Milbeknock and Kunshi in Europe and has will acquire ISEM's fungicide technologies valifenalate and IR 8854.

Americas

Syngenta, CropLife America Lobby for Policy Change in EU Neonicotinoid Use

Advocates work to have use of the insecticide family approved for the 2016 crop season, while U.S. users await taskforce report.

Americas

Using Aromas To Prevent Citrus Disease

Researchers believe the research could lead to the development of a series of attractants and repellants, which could aid in the treatment for ACP.

Americas

Valent U.S.A. and MGK Enter Into Marketing Agreement

Agreement broadens Valent U.S.A. Corp. agricultural insecticide portfolio in the U.S. market.

Americas

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

Company is deliberately reducing glyphosate to improve profitability.

China

Explosion Rocks Shandong Binnong – Reports

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

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Americas

Arysta LifeScience Gets Bactericide Registrations

Company gets registrations in top apple growing U.S. states.

Americas

China Agrees to Expand Market Access for U.S. Grown Apples

With this new agreement, the apple industry estimates that within two years, exports to China will reach 5 million bushels annually, a value of nearly $100 million per year.

Americas

Albaugh Enters Collaboration on Cereals

Partners include Colorado Wheat Research Foundation and Group Limagrain.

Americas

DuPont Pioneer Adds Three New Sorghum Hybrids

These hybrids offer sorghum growers strong yield potential, improved agronomic performance, a wide range of defensive trait packages and adaptability to both irrigated and dryland acres.

Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

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