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Americas

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

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

Crop Inputs

Isagro Announces New Research Center

Isagro S.p.A. inaugurated, a New Research Center (NRC) in Novara, near the company’s Milan HQ. The facility encompasses  9,400 sq.m. of

Crop Inputs

American Vanguard Acquires European Nematicide Assets

American Vanguard Corp., through its international subsidiary AMVAC Netherlands B.V., has acquired Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.’s European Nemacur insecticide/nematicide business assets. The

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.

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Europe

Crop Protection Association Sets Out Policy Priorities for Next Government

Manifesto calls on the next government to produce a UK Food Plan, which should include three key priorities.

Crop Inputs

European Watchdog Confirms Safety of Europe’s Food

Over 97% of foods in EU contain pesticide residues within legal limits.

Americas

Bayer CropScience Sales Rise on Latin America, Africa, Middle East

Fungicides and new products drive strong results.

Americas

BASF Agricultural Solutions Sales Rise on Europe, North America

Higher demand for fungicides, herbicides also lifted results.

Crop Inputs

Aquatic Risk Assessments for Pesticide Combination Products in the EU

Today in the European Union, mixture toxicity assessments have become an integral part of the evaluation of pesticides. However, there

Biologicals

Koppert Launches AgriTrap Natural Insecticide

Dutch firm says product fights aphids, whitefly, psyllids, scale insects, gall mite and spider mite.

Crop Inputs

Romania’s Rising Inputs

Europe’s fastest-growing input market is hampered by small farm sizes, lack of mechanization and poor agronomic integration.

Europe

EU’s Food Watchdog to Investigate Effects of Pesticide Exposure

EFSA says to further explore epidemiological studies.

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Africa

Dow AgroSciences Announces New Structure in Europe, Middle East, Africa

Company to launch six new molecules in next three to five years.

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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.

Biologicals

Stockton’s Timorex Gold Biofungicide Approved in Macedonia

Product is registered for the control of blight in tomato and potato, downy mildew in lettuce, and gray mold in grapes.

Crop Inputs

Working Hard to Get EU Competitiveness Back on Track

Exclusive interview with Jean-Charles Bocquet, director general of the European Crop Protection Association, on regulatory progress in the European Union.

Americas

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

Crop protection sales expected to be stable, but wholesale change is almost certain.

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Americas

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

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

Industry News

Fortix Fungicide Now Registered for Supression of Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the use of FORTIX Fungicide for suppression of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS)

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.

Americas

FMC Joins Field to Market

FMC Corporation, a specialty company focused on agriculture, health and nutrition, has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture,