Europe
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.

Americas

Novozymes Says BioAg Alliance with Monsanto Off to Strong Start

Company sees positive outlook for 2015.

Crop Inputs

Incotec Launches Sustainable ThermoSeed Disinfection For Onion Seed

Incotec has been using the technology to disinfect grain and rice for many years.

Crop Inputs

Eden Research Signs Agreement with Sumi Agro France for Grape Protection Products

The agreement follows similar deals that Eden signed with Sipcam Italia Spa and Sipcam Iberia to sell 3AEY in Italy and Spain, respectively.

Crop Inputs

Gamma-cyhalothrin gains EU approval

Cheminova's proprietary pyrethroid product gamma-cyhalothrin is sold under the trade names Nexide, Vantex and Cooper.

Europe

ECPA Residue Management Project Ready For Next Step

The trainers from Turkey who learned in Almeria will become the trainers of another 100 advisers in Antalya. Each adviser can reach 30 to 50 farmers every week and share best practices on residues management.

Crop Inputs

Belchim Acquires Distribution Rights For Crop Protection Products

Belchim Crop Protection will distribute Milbeknock and Kunshi in Europe and has will acquire ISEM's fungicide technologies valifenalate and IR 8854.

Americas

Syngenta, CropLife America Lobby for Policy Change in EU Neonicotinoid Use

Advocates work to have use of the insecticide family approved for the 2016 crop season, while U.S. users await taskforce report.

Crop Inputs

Mobile App Helps Farmers Target Crop Inputs

A new UK based mobile app uses satellite technology to help farmers locate isolated pest problems in their fields.

Crop Inputs

Government and Industry Fund Agricultural Innovation

The money is designed to support collaborative research between scientists and businesses to springboard projects from the lab to the market place.

Crop Inputs

Pesticide Bans Affecting UK and German Crops

Crops planted this fall is the first to be grown in recent years without neonicotinoids.

Americas

Syngenta Crop Protection Sales Lifted by Fungicides in Brazil, North American Demand

Company is deliberately reducing glyphosate to improve profitability.

Biologicals

Bayer Acquires European Distribution Rights for Contans WG

Contans WG has "become one of the biggest biological fungicides currently used in conventional agriculture in Europe."

Americas

Bayer to Purchase Seed Business of Granar S.A.

Bayer to enter soybean seed market in Paraguay.

Americas

New Technical Manager for Gowan UK and Ireland

Robert Plaice has been appointed Technical Manager UK and Ireland.

Crop Inputs

Bayer Expands Capacity for Nativo Fungicide Production

Company invests $128 million in Muttenz, Switzerland site.

Americas

FMC to Acquire Cheminova for $1.8 Billion

Cheminova brings complementary technologies in insecticides and herbicides, enhances FMC's fungicide portfolio and adds a growing micronutrient business.

Americas

Bayer CropScience Steps Up U.S. Spending; Expands Capacity for Liberty Herbicide

Company opens new R&D site in California; to increase production of Liberty herbicide.

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Americas

U.S. Imports of Formulated Crop Protection Products

Values and volumes of formulated product import cycles in the United States.

Industry News

EPA Announces Voluntary Cancellation of Certain Methomyl Uses

Limiting use will reduce risks to drinking water.

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

Brazil Declares Emergency Due to Coffee Borer Outbreak

Country authorizes cyantraniliprole insecticides for import.

Americas

Arysta LifeScience Gets Bactericide Registrations

Company gets registrations in top apple growing U.S. states.