EPA Proposes More Restrictions on Pesticides to Protect Pollinators

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


Candel Launches Agchem Plant in Nigeria

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


China Shifts Stance on GMOs – Bloomberg

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


5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

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India PM Pushes for Technology-Driven Agriculture

This is the first time the PM articulated the government’s stand on GM crops, while calling for better research and higher productivity to boost farm earnings.

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Syngenta Responds to Claim Damages Awarded in Viptera Suit

Editor’s note: Syngenta launched the Agrisure Viptera trait in 2010. It was not approved for import into China until December

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HELM opens sales office in Tianjin, China

Operating from Tianjin, in particular the region of Tianjin and the province of Hebei are serviced, which are considered to

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James C. O’Rourke To Succeed Jim Prokopanko As Mosaic President And CEO

The Mosaic Company (MOS) announced that its Board of Directors has elected James “Joc” C. O’Rourke, currently Executive Vice President


Platform Specialty Products Posts Wider Loss

Its net loss widened to $26.3 million, or 14 cents a share, from $5.9 million, or 7 cents a share in the year-ago period.


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