India/Southeast Asia

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.

Crop Inputs

Slideshow: FCI Global Sourcing Summit

Sourcing is of concern to buyers around the world. This Global Sourcing Summit provides attendees an opportunity to address unprecedented challenges and learn about solutions from some of the most innovative companies in the industry.

China

Isagro and Rotam Enter License, Develpment, Distribution and Supply Agreement

Rotam will exclusively purchase all of its requirements of Isagro products and active ingredients directly from Isagro.

Crop Inputs

India Agrochemical Industry Overview

Changes in India’s approach to agriculture are required to meet the food needs for the country and the world.

India/Southeast Asia

PMFAI Elects Managing Committee at Annual Meeting

The committee members were selected during the 46th Annual General Meeting held in October at Hotel Sun-n-Sand, Juhu, Mumbai.

Global Sourcing Summit

Biologicals, Formulation Technology Are Growing Priorities for Agriculture

FCI Global Sourcing Summit examines emerging technologies for crop protection.

Americas

US, India Reach Agreement on Food Stockpiling, Clearing The Way For Global Trade Pact

India is one of the world's largest grain exporters and the low cost of its production and procurement system means it can sway world prices.

Crop Inputs

Direct Seeding On Rice Improves Weed Control

Herbicide use cuts labor and improves profitability.

China

Supplier Roundtable Examines the Future of Sourcing

Learn how Indian companies are transforming sourcing for crop protection products during the FCI Global Sourcing Summit Supplier Roundtable.

Crop Inputs

Arysta LifeScience Launches Rice BioStimulant in Vietnam

The product helps produce more unified flowering, improved flag-leaf health and increased grain-fill, resulting in 10 to 15 percent higher yields.

Asia Summit

FCI Global Sourcing Summit: Global Crop Protection Industry Overview

Commodity prices, consolidation and sourcing challenges will continue to influence industry dynamics in 2015.

Crop Inputs

India Initiates Safe Use Program

"Grow Safe Food" campaign calls on crop protection makers and dealers to adhere to labels and combat illicit products.

China

EXCLUSIVE: India and The Big Shift: Part 3

Featuring interviews with executives from Rallis, UPL, Willowood India and Krishi Rasayan.

Americas

Eminent Plant Scientist Rajaram Wins World Food Prize

Dr. Rajaram has helped secure a 1.3% annual rise in global wheat production during the last four decades.

Americas Summit

FCI Trade Summit: Formulation Science Symposium

Read about FCI's inaugural Formulation Science Symposium that took place in Las Vegas. The second Formulation Science Symposium will be held at the FCI Global Sourcing Summit, 8-9 December in Delhi.

Asia Summit

India and The Big Shift: Part 2

India makes a play for greater global market share.

India/Southeast Asia

Arysta LifeScience Launches New Herbicide in Pakistan

The new herbicide chemistry for cross-spectrum control of both grasses and broadleaf weeds in wheat.

Africa

Sumitomo Announces New Mode of Action for Adult Mosquito Control

Product expected to combat growing threat of insecticide resistance.

Africa

Global Rice Output Rises on Demand in China, India

Double-digit increases are expected throughout Asia and Africa as a result of increased planted area and better use of technology.

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Americas

H.J. Baker Shows Commitment to Growth In Latin America With New Hire

Manuel Zavala has more than 25 years in the agricultural business and sales of nutritional and crop protection products.

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.