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 Supply Update

Manufacturers continue to build new capacity to replace shuddered companies.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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.

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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.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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


California Proposes Restrictions on Chlorpyrifos

Proposed regulation would affect about 30 products used in agriculture.


Sumitomo Announces New Mode of Action for Adult Mosquito Control

Product expected to combat growing threat of insecticide resistance.


Global Rice Output Rises on Demand in China, India

Double-digit increases are expected throughout Asia and Africa as a result of increased planted area and better use of technology.

Australia/South Pacific

Rethinking Australia

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

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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.

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Nihon Nohyaku to Acquire Stake in Hyderabad Chemical

The transaction is expected to close at the end of January 2015.


The Mosaic Company Completes Acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland’s Fertilizer Distribution Business

Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.