Insecticides
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.

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.

Biologicals

Koppert Launches AgriTrap Natural Insecticide

Dutch firm says product fights aphids, whitefly, psyllids, scale insects, gall mite and spider mite.

Aphids Cotton
Americas

Bayer CropScience Introduces Velum Total Insecticide

Velum Total promotes early season crop establishment by preventing nematode and insect damage and enhancing root health.

Americas

Syngenta Hurt by Declining Corn Acres in Americas

Company deliberately reduces glyphosate sales to focus on mixes targeted at weed resistance.

Crop Inputs

Working Hard to Get EU Competitiveness Back on Track

Exclusive interview with Jean-Charles Bocquet, director general of the European Crop Protection Association, on regulatory progress in the European Union.

Americas

Brazil Declares Emergency Due to Coffee Borer Outbreak

Country authorizes cyantraniliprole insecticides for import.

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.

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Americas

Arysta Provides Canadian Growers With New Fungicide

Evito fungicides gives Canadian wheat and barley growers a new option for disease control.

Global Sourcing Summit

India Looks to Gain Global Market Share

Business leaders discuss the opportunities left in the wake of sourcing disruptions from environmental changes in China.

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.