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China

China’s Crop Protection Market Worth $6.08 Billion in 2014

Research shows shift in farmer behavior towards higher-priced products.

China

BASF Fights Counterfeiting in China with New Product Label

The new technology, which has been developed by experts from BASF and a local labeling company in China, incorporates a special water mark into the product label

Americas

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

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

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.

China

Adapting to China’s New Agchem Landscape

China Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA) President Sun Shubao discusses multinationals' growing presence in China and where the industry is headed next in an exclusive interview.

China

China’s Pesticide Export Volume Rises 6% in 2014; Imports Climb 21%

Exports valued at $4.147 billion, up 10.7% year over year.

China

New Leadership Announced at China’s ICAMA

Liu Jiemin was appointed Head (bureau-level) of ICAMA,

China

Exclusive Q&A with Adama’s Ziki Levavi, China Chief Commercial Officer

"China is expected to be one of the top markets in the world for crop protection, and we intend to take a leading role in this market," says Levavi.

Americas

Monsanto Quarterly Profit Off on Lower Corn Acreage

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

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.

China

CCPIA: ‘Extensive Adjustment’ for Pesticide Industry in 2015

Prices far below 2014 levels, but rebound is expected in March.

China

First New EC Formulations Get Approval in China

Approval of the first batch of new-type EC products manufactured by domestic enterprises marks the beginning of the upgrading and replacement of solvents.

Americas

Dow Partners on Rice Research, Product Development in China

Dow AgroSciences will offer to license its proprietary EXZACT Precision Technology platform to CAAS.

Americas

Adama Registers Nimitz Nematicide in California

Active ingredient is distributed through the soil and into contact with nematodes through irrigation or rainfall.

China

China Reports Sharp Drop in Paraquat Prices

Downward trend caused by "depressed market of pyridine."

China

China’s Pesticide Industry Sees Drop in Profits

China's National Bureau of Statistics reported that while the country's pesticide industry increased in 2014, total profit was actually down for the year, according to a report from the Chinese Crop Protection Industry Association (CCPIA)

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China

India Looks to Gain Global Market Share

Business leaders discuss the opportunities left in the wake of sourcing disruptions from environmental changes in China.

Americas

China Agrees to Expand Market Access for U.S. Grown Apples

With this new agreement, the apple industry estimates that within two years, exports to China will reach 5 million bushels annually, a value of nearly $100 million per year.

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Americas

USDA Announces Incentive-Based Initiatives to Address Climate Change

In a speech last week at Michigan State University, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change.

Crop Inputs

EU Approves Long-Pending GMO Products for Import

European Union announced on Friday it approved the import of 10 new types of maize, soybeans, cotton and oilseed rape as either human food or animal feed for 10 years, in addition to the 58 GM crops already authorized.

Crop Inputs

Dow AgroSciences Q1 Crop Protection Sales Climb 14%

Dow AgroSciences first-quarter sales increased 14% from a year ago on higher volumes and prices, driven by new products and an early spring planting season in North America.

Americas

USDA Study Tackles Agriculture’s Adaptation to Climate Change

Study looks at the use of genetic resources which will help determine the agricultural sector’s ability to maintain crop productivity.

Crop Inputs

Syngenta Publishes Agricultural Efficiency Data from 41 Countries

Includes 2014 baseline information for agricultural efficiency indicators collected on 3,600 farms in 41 countries across Europe, Africa, Latin America, North America and Asia Pacific.