India/Southeast Asia

10 Crop Protection Trends For 2015

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

Crop Inputs

India, Israel Continue Agricultural Cooperation

Experts from Israel have been training Indian officials in protected cultivation, post-harvest management, irrigation and other best agricultural practices.


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.


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.


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.


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.


EXCLUSIVE: India and The Big Shift: Part 3

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


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.

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Crop Inputs

Biotech Crops Continue to Gain Acceptance Worldwide

In 2014, a record 181.5 million hectares of biotech crops were grown globally, an increase of more than six million hectares from 2013, says ISAAA.


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.


Brazil Declares Emergency Due to Coffee Borer Outbreak

Country authorizes cyantraniliprole insecticides for import.