Insecticides
Americas

EPA Proposes More Restrictions on Pesticides to Protect Pollinators

Proposed restrictions will prohibit use where bees are present for commercial pollination.

Africa

Candel Launches Agchem Plant in Nigeria

Plant set to save Nigeria $400 million in foreign exchange spent annually to import crop protection products.

Adjuvants

5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

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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.

Americas

White House Announces Strategy to Protect Pollinators

Task force aims to reduce honey bee colony losses during winter to no more than 15% within 10 years.

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

USDA: Summer Honey Bee Losses Pass Winter Losses for First Time

Bayer responds to report.

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.

Crop Inputs

BASF and University of Göttingen Scientists Find New Specific Insecticide Target Protein

The results could help to better manage insecticide resistance and have implications for research and insecticide usage.

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

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

Bayer Launches New Pollinator Health Research Initiative

Bayer CropScience's North American Bayer Bee Care Program announced Healthy Hives 2020, a major new initiative focused on finding tangible solutions that will improve the health of honey bee colonies in the United States in the next five years.

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.

Crop Inputs

The Rise of Precision Agriculture

For thousands of years farmers have looked for ways to increase produce more food from a given plot of land. As

Americas

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

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

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Crop Inputs

Interfarm and Nufarm UK Join Forces in UK, Ireland

Nufarm UK to distribute Interfarm products in UK, Ireland.

Crop Inputs

BASF Opens R&D Center in Pune, India

R&D center will focus on global agricultural research on herbicides, fungicides and insecticides, as well as on solutions that go beyond classical crop protection.

Americas

EPA Proposes More Restrictions on Pesticides to Protect Pollinators

Proposed restrictions will prohibit use where bees are present for commercial pollination.

Africa

Candel Launches Agchem Plant in Nigeria

Plant set to save Nigeria $400 million in foreign exchange spent annually to import crop protection products.

China

China Shifts Stance on GMOs – Bloomberg

It sees biotech seeds as vital to a modern farming system.