BASF Expands Biological Solutions Production

BASF has expanded its biologicals production facility in Littlehampton, UK. The new capacity increases the company’s ability to double the


Bayer Opens European Oilseed Processing Center To Help Drive Seeds Business

Bayer CropScience‘s new EUR 15 million ($16.8 million) European Oilseed Processing Center in the German town of Monheim substantially expands its ability


UK Growers to Launch New Biopesticide Firm

Real IPM UK works with biocontrol manufacturer Real IPM Kenya.


GMO Ban in Kenya Will Soon Be Lifted

The Kenyan government will lift the ban on GMOs in two months, according to Deputy President H.E William Ruto, according


FCI Sourcing Network Enjoys Successful Launch

The FCI Sourcing Network launched just weeks ago has already generated a great deal of interest from manufacturers and distributors looking to


Sumitomo, IVCC to Start Novel Insecticide Tests in Africa

Product expected to help solve the problem of insecticide resistance.

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FCI Launches

No one links buyers and sellers like FCI. Over the years, our magazine has been the preferred advertising vehicle for


Enigma Marketing Research Acquires Patent Database

SPCs extend the life of a patent for up to a maximum of five years and are granted in Europe on a national basis.


Arysta LifeScience Adds Banzai to Improve Cocoa Yields

Arysta LifeScience will launch Banzai, a new product based on Plant Impact technology that improves cocoa yields under stressful growing


DuPont Pioneer Opens Seed Warehouse, Office in Zambia

Aim is to increase maize storage capacity and meet farmer demand for both local and export markets to Kenya, Tanzania and other markets in Africa.


Candel Launches Agchem Plant in Nigeria

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


5 Issues Changing the Crop Protection Industry

Demands on the agricultural sector are increasing.

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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.


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


How Africa’s Farms Are Recovering from Ebola

After thousands fled their farms and loan programs collapsed in the wake of Ebola, international and local organizations are working to help bring them back.


To Bring Green Revolution to Africa, Countries Must Develop New Technologies

“Assuming Africa is an appropriate setting for another Asian-style Green Revolution is misleading and could result in, yet again, a frustrated attempt to attain sustainable agricultural growth." --IFPRI


FAO’s Da Silva: Agriculture Must Change

FAO Director-General speaks at International Forum on Agriculture and Climate Change

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Dow AgroSciences Announces New Structure in Europe, Middle East, Africa

Company to launch six new molecules in next three to five years.

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Zaklady Chemiczne Police to Build Phosphoric Acid Plant in Senegal

The new plant is the next step in ZChP's plan to move to full fertilizer production in Senegal and set up a fertilizer distribution center for West Africa.

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DuPont and Caribou Biosciences Announce Strategic Alliance

DuPont and Caribou Biosciences, a leading developer of CRISPR-Cas technologies for genome editing, jointly announced a strategic alliance. As part


Marrone Bio Innovations Gets EPA Approval for Majestene

Majestene is labeled for a wide array of crops against multiple nematodes such as root knot, cyst, sting and lance.


Monsanto Posts Wider Loss on Declining Corn Acres, Glyphosate Pricing

Company says it continues to adjust glyphosate pricing to maintain a slight premium over the generics.

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Adama Gets Australian Approval for Nimitz

Australia is the third country globally to receive registration approval, after the United States and Israel.

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Gharda: The Iconoclast

Keki Hormusji Gharda has never been one to accept the status quo. Whether it was finding a better and cheaper