Australia/South Pacific

Key Crops Stand to Benefit from Discovery

Australian scientists have found a way to improve production of the Rubisco enzyme, essential to plant growth/


VRA Seeding Primed For Growth

By Eric Sfiligoj

The increasing list of products, both software- and hardware-oriented, is helping move VRA seeding’s adoption needle forward


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

By Daniel Jacobs

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


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

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Americas Summit

FCI Trade Summit – Americas

The FCI Trade Summit – Americas is in its ninth year and continues to grow.

Crop Inputs

Cheminova Introduces New Herbicide

The new herbicide will be submitted for registration in the U.S. and Canada this year, with expected commercialization in late 2017.

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience to Invest $1.9 Bln in Wheat R&D

"We have a 10-year plan to invest 1.5 billion euros in the research and development of new solutions for wheat through to 2020 – encompassing both high-yielding seeds and new crop protection solutions to advance global wheat cultivation." --Liam Condon

Crop Inputs

FAO: Global Fertilizer Use to Grow 1.8% a Year Through 2018

Demand for nitrogen fertilizers expected to grow fastest in Sub-Saharan Africa, at 4.6% a year.

Industry News

Bayer CropScience Receives DiFlexx Registration

DiFlexx manages more than 100 annual and perennial weeds, including those resistant to glyphosate-, PPO- and ALS-based herbicides.