Australia/South Pacific

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.

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.

Americas

Adama Profit, Sales Rise on Strength in Europe

Favorable market conditions boost results as Adama rolls out new branding and marketing campaign.

Australia/South Pacific

Nufarm Shuts New Zealand Plant

Company continues broad restructuring of its production operations.

Australia/South Pacific

Sumitomo Acquires Fungicide from Bayer

Sumitomo aims to sell 'several billion yen globally of the product by 2020.'

Americas

Brazil Powers Nufarm First-Half Profit

South America accounted for 38% of Nufarm crop protection sales in the first half -- more than any other region -- compared with 31% in 2013.

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Americas

Nufarm U.S. Promotes Rob Schwehr To Vice President of Innovation & Regulatory Affairs for Nufarm Americas

Schwehr will oversee product development and interactions with governmental agencies which regulate Nufarm products.

Crop Inputs

Bayer’s Martin Dawkins to Becomes ECPA Acting President

Dawkins and the ECPA will continue to demonstrate the crop protection industry’s commitment to sustainable and productive agriculture.

Crop Inputs

Nihon Nohyaku to Acquire Stake in Hyderabad Chemical

The transaction is expected to close at the end of January 2015.

Americas

The Mosaic Company Completes Acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland’s Fertilizer Distribution Business

Mosaic's distribution capacity in the region is expected to increase from approximately 4 million tonnes per year to 6 million tonnes.

China

FMC Names New Director for Agricultural Solutions in Asia and President of FMC Asia

Bethwyn Todd was also elected a vice president of FMC Corporation by the Board of Directors.