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

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

Americas

FMC Joins Field to Market

FMC Corporation, a specialty company focused on agriculture, health and nutrition, has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture,

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Americas

Weeds to Watch 2015: Resistance Remains Riling

Although several trade shows/groups are commemorating various anniversaries during 2015, there is another agricultural-themed milestone this year that will not be celebrated.

Americas

Crop Virus Finds Its Way to North America

A crop virus which has affected staple food crops in Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia has been found for the

Americas

Sumitomo Launches Distribution Holding Company in Chile

Sumitomo Corp. said it started operations of Summit Agro South America SpA, a holding company supervising crop protection product distribution

Americas

New EPA Glyphosate Restrictions Leaked To Reuters

U.S. regulators will put new restrictions on the world’s most widely used herbicide to help address the rapid expansion of

Americas

Dow in R&D Collaboration with Radiant on Natural Crop Protection

Collaboration combines proprietary metagenomic and engineering-biology technologies from Radiant with Dow’s natural products discovery and product development capabilities.

Americas

EPA Says Unlikely to Approve New Outdoor Neonicotinoid Uses

EPA's move clashes with new peer-reviewed study that cleared imidacloprid as sole cause of bee deaths.

Americas

U.S. Farmers Expect To Plant Record-High Soybean Acreage Again

Growers across the United States intend to plant an estimated record-high 84.6 million acres of soybeans in 2015.

Americas

U.S. EPA Clears Enlist Duo for Use in Additional States

Newest additions are Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma and North Dakota.

Americas

Sumitomo to Combine Biorationals with Agchem Business

Biorational business was previously managed by Valent BioSciences.

Americas

Monsanto Quarterly Profit Off on Lower Corn Acreage

Company continues to shift to more branded products in crop protection business.

Americas

Bayer CropScience Opens Breeding and Trait Development Station

Facility will identify, test and develop new cotton and soybean varieties.

Americas

Syngenta Sues Willowood for Patent Infringement

Complaint alleges Willowood infringed patent regarding azoxystrobin.

Americas

The Biopesticide Market Is Thriving

Sector on track to double market share in the next five years.

monsanto roundup
Americas

Monsanto Calls for Retraction of WHO’s Glyphosate Assessment

Classification as probable carcinogen goes against scientific consensus, industry experts and scientists say.

Americas

Adama Posts Higher Profit for Year, Weighs IPO Options

"Various possibilities" are being examined regarding executing the business combination between the company and the China business.

Americas

Monsanto’s Fraley ‘Outraged’ by WHO Glyphosate Assessment

"Result was reached by selective ‘cherry picking’ of data and is a clear example of agenda-driven bias.” --Fraley

Americas

World Health Organization Report Contradicts Scientific Findings on Glyphosate

"Review does not meet the standards used by respected agencies around the world," says Dr. Phillip Miller, Monsanto global regulatory lead.

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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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Fortix Fungicide Now Registered for Supression of Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of FORTIX Fungicide for suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS)

China

Brandt Expands Distribution with Beijing Office, Distribution Agreements

In an effort to expand the company’s reach in Asia, Brandt, a manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, has signed distribution

China

Xingfa Extends Its Success to Crop Protection

The largest phosphate producer in central China, Hubei Xingfa Chemicals Group, is poised to become one of China's biggest glyphosate producers.

Americas

FMC Joins Field to Market

FMC Corporation, a specialty company focused on agriculture, health and nutrition, has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture,