Australia/South Pacific
Australia/South Pacific

IFA Selects Norman Borlaug Award Laureate

The IFA grants the award for research that has led to significant advances in crop nutrition.

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/

Americas

Weed Control on the Rise in Noncrop

Though it’s just a fraction of the pesticide market, industrial vegetation management (IVM) is steadily claiming a larger share. Here is why.

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Australia/South Pacific

Nufarm Announces Restructuring in Europe

Changes will result in more efficient manufacturing base in Europe, lower unit cost of its key herbicide and reduced supply chain complexity.

Americas

Bayer CropScience Closes Acquisition of DuPont Crop Protection Land Management Assets

Transaction brings a range of established herbicides such as Esplanade, Perspective, Streamline, Escort and Cimarron under the Bayer brand.

Australia/South Pacific

Biologicals Use On The Rise Among Australian Growers

Biofilm Crop Protection's products focus on soil health to combat pests and disease.

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Americas

Why Glyphosate Prices Are Falling

Demand is down. Supply is stable, and buyers are more opportunistic than cyclical.

Americas

Syngenta Crop Protection Sales Lifted by Fungicides in Brazil, North American Demand

Company is deliberately reducing glyphosate to improve profitability.

Australia/South Pacific

Nufarm, Phytec to Develop Plant Monitoring System in Australia, New Zealand

System to allow growers to optimize inputs and make other decisions that impact quality, yield of crops.

Australia/South Pacific

Rethinking Australia

On the driest (inhabited) continent, resilience is a must in creating a crop protection success story.

Americas

For Adama, the Secret Is Simplicity

Adama's Jean-Marc Dardier, global head of marketing, sits down with FCI to talk about its role in making growers' and distributors' lives easier, its advantageous position in the Chinese market and progress in its rebranding effort.

Africa

Adama Profit Jumps on Strong Sales Gains in Latin America, India

Company sees sales increases in most regions despite challenging weather conditions.

Americas

FMC to Market Actagro Soil, Plant Health Products

FMC to exclusively sell Actagro products in Asia-Pacific.

Australia/South Pacific

Why Many Try, But Few Succeed in Australia: Q&A with Dean Corbett, CEO of Accensi

"It’s almost like the rise and fall of the tides, but in each ebb and flow the overall industry margins are eroded even further."

Africa

Syngenta Profit Falls on Lower North American Corn Acreage

Latin America shows strongest growth, despite dry conditions in Brazil and Argentina.

Australia/South Pacific

Dow Expands Wheat Presence in Australia

Company acquires remaining shares of Advantage Wheats.

Americas

Mitsui Grants BASF Rights to Market New Insecticide

Insecticide features new mode of action to control caterpillars and beetles in specialty and row crops, as well as other insects in the professional pest management market.

Africa

Sumitomo Launches Agchem Company in Tanzania

Japanese company to sell products in African market.

Americas

SLIDESHOW: Short on Supply, More Agchem Buyers Look to India

As Chinese manufacturers are hit with fallout from increased government scrutiny and soaring costs, the need to seek out alternative sources grows inescapable.

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Americas

The Biopesticide Market Is Thriving

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

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.