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Arysta LifeScience Europe Announces New Structure

New European management structure is designed to further strengthen the company’s current performance while capitalizing on long-term growth opportunities.

Crop Inputs

Sipcam to Evaluate Two Products From Eden Research

Eden Research plc, a natural micro-encapsulation company, signed an Evaluation Agreement with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia (Sipcam, a Sumitomo-related

Americas

Monsanto Looks to Sell Seed Business: Reuters

Monsanto’s bid to buy Syngenta might hinge on whether Monsanto is able to sell its seed business, according to a

Crop Inputs

EU Study Raises Concern on Parallel Import Regulations for Pesticides

Crop Protection Association welcomes a new study recommending a review of the parallel import regulations for pesticides.

Crop Inputs

BASF and University of Göttingen Scientists Find New Specific Insecticide Target Protein

The results could help to better manage insecticide resistance and have implications for research and insecticide usage.

Americas

Syngenta Rejects Monsanto’s Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

Syngenta’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Monsanto’s acquisition overtures suggesting it is “not in the best interests of Syngenta,

Americas

Science and Strategy Spur Syngenta’s Crop Protection Portfolio

Developing a crop protection portfolio is a lot of science and a little serendipity. “There are a number of things

Crop Inputs

Nufarm to Reorganize European Manufacturing Footprint

Nufarm Limited plans to change to adjust its European manufacturing operations to reduce the company’s fixed cost base; improve working capital management; and support

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.

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience North and South America Q1 Sales Fall

Bayer CropScience said sales increased 6.6% in the first quarter to $3.45 billion powered by strength in Europe and fungicides.

Africa

Dow AgroSciences Targets New Markets

With crop protection markets flat in many parts of the world, Dow AgroSciences is readying new technology that will target

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

Brandt Inks Deal To Have Products Distributed in Turkey

Brandt, a manufacturer of agricultural specialty products, has an agreement that allows Dorado Natural will distribute Brandt’s products in Turkey.

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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Crop Inputs

India PM Pushes for Technology-Driven Agriculture

This is the first time the PM articulated the government’s stand on GM crops, while calling for better research and higher productivity to boost farm earnings.

Americas

Arysta LifeScience Europe Announces New Structure

New European management structure is designed to further strengthen the company’s current performance while capitalizing on long-term growth opportunities.

Africa

Algeria’s Reforms to Lift Agchem Market

Country has launched major changes in land management and investment in agricultural sector, raising hopes of increased use of quality farm inputs.

Adjuvants

CPDA ‘Optimistic’ U.S. Regulators Will Amend Re-Labeling Rule

Dr. Susan Ferenc, president of the Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology, is “optimistic” that U.S. regulators will provide some discretionary relief in requiring distributors to re-label certain non-pesticide agrochemical products

Americas

Label Updates Announced for EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has approved label updates for Arysta LifeScience North America’s EVEREST 2.0 Herbicide. The new registration includes