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BASF Launches Seltima Fungicide in Indonesia

After its debut in Indonesia, Seltima is scheduled to be available for the 2015 season in Vietnam, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala.

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Syngenta Expands Corn Traits in Vietnam

Corn hybrids containing the Bt11 trait are designed to control the Asian Corn Borer.

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Rotam To Open Vietnam Office

The region has been identified as strategically important for the crop protection firm’s growth.

Crop Inputs

How Monsanto India’s Public-Private Partnership Is Improving Corn Farmers’ Lives

Uttar Pradesh government’s Hybrid Maize Enhancement Program aims to improve crop yields and incomes of maize farmers from 26 districts across the state.

Crop Inputs

Arysta Introduces Natural Biostimulant in India

Growers in select areas of India have a new tool to help grow a variety of crops using a natural biostimulant from Arysta LifeScience.

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India Looks to Gain Global Market Share

Business leaders discuss the opportunities left in the wake of sourcing disruptions from environmental changes in China.

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Weed Control on the Rise in Noncrop

Though it’s just a fraction of the pesticide market, industrial vegetation management (IVM) is steadily claiming a larger share. Here is why.

Crop Inputs

How Asia Is Gaining Ground in Drought-Tolerant Corn

Asia has lagged behind in developing corn that requires less water. An international public-private partnership is helping deliver a low-cost solution.

Crop Inputs

Indonesia Pesticide Management and Registration Procedure

In terms of Indonesia’s pesticide trade balance, about 90% of the technical materials processed in Indonesia are imported from China.

Africa

To Bring Green Revolution to Africa, Countries Must Develop New Technologies

“Assuming Africa is an appropriate setting for another Asian-style Green Revolution is misleading and could result in, yet again, a frustrated attempt to attain sustainable agricultural growth." --IFPRI

Crop Inputs

Substantial Increase in Ag Productivity the Answer in India, Says Radha Mohan Singh

Superior genetics in seed combined with improved agronomies will be the key strategy to break the yield barriers, says Minister.

Crop Inputs

Dhanuka Agritech Launches Herbicide for Sugarcane in India

Sugarcane demand grows in India.

Sourcing Summit Roundtable
China

India Looks to Gain Global Market Share

Business leaders discuss the opportunities left in the wake of sourcing disruptions from environmental changes in China.

Americas

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.

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.

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Americas

EPA Issues Interim Guidance on Antimicrobial Data Requirements

Interim guidance clarifies that the 200 ppb trigger is based on total estimated daily dietary intake for an individual and not on the amount of residue present on a single food.

Industry News

Topcon GNSS Network Expands to Latin America

Topcon Positioning Group announces the expansion of the TopNETlive GNSS reference station network into Latin America. In conjunction with hosting

Industry News

Mac Keely Resigns Post From INCOTEC North America

Mac Keely will resign from his position as President & General Manager of INCOTEC North America, effective May 1st, 2015.

Americas

Amvac Acquires DuPont’s Global Bromacil Herbicide Assets

Amvac C.V., the Netherlands-based international subsidiary of American Vanguard Corp., has acquired DuPont Crop Protection’s global Bromacil herbicide business assets.

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.