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CPDA ‘Optimistic’ U.S. Regulators Will Amend Re-Labeling Rule

Dr. Susan Ferenc, president of the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology, is “optimistic” that U.S. regulators will provide some discretionary relief in requiring distributors to re-label certain non-pesticide agrochemical products

Americas

Label Updates Announced for EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has approved label updates for Arysta LifeScience North America’s EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide. The new registration includes

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Americas

Monsanto Extends Roundup Partnership with Scotts Miracle-Gro

Scotts will pay Monsanto a one-time upfront payment of $300 million in exchange for a Roundup brand license, extended agency agreement and technology agreement.

Americas

EPA Registers Nanosilver Pesticide Product

This silver-based product will be used as a non-food-contact preservative to protect plastics and textiles from odor- and stain-causing bacteria, fungi, mold and mildew.

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.

Americas

Arysta Pesticides Receive Updated Labels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a supplemental labels for Arysta LifeScience North America’s Royal MH-30 XTRA and Royal

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

Bayer CropScience Opens Breeding and Trait Development Station

Bayer CropScience has officially opened its Beaver Crossing Breeding and Trait Development Station near Lincoln, Nebraska. The $17 million research and development

Americas

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

Bayer responds to report.

Americas

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.

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

Americas

Syngenta Rejects Monsanto’s Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

Syngenta’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Monsanto’s acquisition overtures suggesting it is “not in the best interests of Syngenta,

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

Americas

Bayer CropScience Invests $100,000 to Improve Pollinator and Wildlife Habitats

With a desire to improve and expand pollinator and wildlife habitats on public right-of-ways, Bayer CropScience LP is investing over $100,000 with

Americas

EPA Issues Interim Guidance on Antimicrobial Data Requirements

Interim guidance clarifies that the 200 ppb trigger is based on total estimated daily dietary intake for an individual and not on the amount of residue present on a single food.

Americas

Amvac Acquires DuPont’s Global Bromacil Herbicide Assets

Amvac C.V., the Netherlands-based international subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., has acquired DuPont Crop Protection’s global Bromacil herbicide business assets.

Americas

Strong U.S. Dollar, Fungicide Demand in Europe Drive BASF Q1 Results

BASF posted a 15% rise in first-quarter sales to $1.9 billion, on strength in Europe and North America.

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

Brazil to Unveil Modernized Regulatory Framework

The plan aims to modernize the regulatory framework of crop protection chemicals and restructure disease and pest analysis laboratories, the minister said after meeting with President Dilma Rousseff.

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Africa

Algeria’s Reforms to Lift Agchem Market

The desire by North Africa’s hydrocarbon-rich Algeria to increase the contribution of its agriculture to the country’s economy and to

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.

Adjuvants

CPDA ‘Optimistic’ U.S. Regulators Will Amend Re-Labeling Rule

Dr. Susan Ferenc, president of the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology, is “optimistic” that U.S. regulators will provide some discretionary relief in requiring distributors to re-label certain non-pesticide agrochemical products

Americas

Label Updates Announced for EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has approved label updates for Arysta LifeScience North America’s EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide. The new registration includes

Crop Inputs

Sipcam to Evaluate Two Products From Eden Research

Eden Research plc, a natural micro-encapsulation company, signed an Evaluation Agreement with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia (Sipcam, a Sumitomo-related