Australia/South Pacific
Australia/South Pacific

Bayer Helps New Zealand Farmers Set World Record Barley Harvest

A farming couple from New Zealand set a new world record yield for barley producing 13,8 tonnes per hectare with

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.

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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.

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Topcon GNSS Network Expands to Latin America

Topcon Positioning Group announces the expansion of the TopNETlive GNSS reference station network into Latin America. In conjunction with hosting

Industry News

Mac Keely Resigns Post From INCOTEC North America

Mac Keely will resign from his position as President & General Manager of INCOTEC North America, effective May 1st, 2015.

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.