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Date：Sep. 10, 2014 Category：Markets
The Service of National Quality, Plant Health and Seeds (SENAVE) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), initiated a project named “Ris...
Tags:Latin AmericaEnvironment & Health
Date：Aug. 25, 2014 Category：Markets
The use of fungicides increased by 7% in the department with increased agricultural production due to climatic conditions in the winter campaign led to the prol...
Date：Aug. 18, 2014 Category：Markets
The sugarcane growers in Santa Cruz are thinking about introducing a transgenic variety of sugar cane to the country. The measure aims at lowering production co...
Imports of agrochemicals and fertilizers dropped 8.5% in value and 16.8% in volume during the first half of 2014 mostly due to the profitability drop of the agr...
Date：Aug. 15, 2014 Category：Regulations
The Government of Bolivia recently signed a ‘Supreme Decree’ allowing zero duty for imports of chemicals. The Bolivian Association of Oilseed and Wheat Produc...
Date：Aug. 11, 2014 Category：Markets
The Paraguayan Chamber of Exporters of Grains and Oilseeds (Capeco), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the University of Missouri, started joint stud...
Date：Aug. 6, 2014 Category：Markets
At least 70 companies are affiliated to the Association of Agricultural Input Industries (APIA), and hold about 85% of the Bolivian agchem market, reported APIA...
Date：Jan. 21, 2014 Category：Regulations
Paraguay recently released the commercial use of Monsanto’s transgenic NK603 corn.
Date：Jan. 21, 2014 Category：Markets
In December 2013, Argentine declared imports of technical glyphosate amounted to 4,514 tons at a weighted average value of US$ 6.83/kg.
Date：Jan. 14, 2014 Category：Companies
Eduardo Estrada Whipple(50) is taking office as president of Bayer CropScience for Brazil and Latin America this month.
Tags:Bayer CropScienceLatin AmericaPeopleBrazil
Date：Dec. 24, 2013 Category：Products
The issue of glyphosate-tolerant, resistant weeds hit growers from all over the world, generating losses and a change of paradigm in relation to how to protect ...
Date：Dec. 9, 2013 Category：Markets
In the framework of the South American Workshop on HLB and other diseases attacking citrus crops, organized by the National Service for Plant and Seed Quality a...
Tags:Latin AmericaPests&DiseasesCitrus greening
Date：Dec. 2, 2013 Category：Companies
In line with its commitment to barley and wheat health, Syngenta organized -for the third consecutive year- its Reflect Tours
Date：Nov. 25, 2013 Category：Regulations
Paraguay granted 400 registrations of crop protection products in 2013, some of which were generic while others belonged to different companies
Date：Nov. 25, 2013 Category：Markets
A recently detected plague in La Cocha, province of Tucumán, represents a new threat for agriculture in Argentina due to its destructive power
Date：Nov. 25, 2013 Category：Companies
Syngenta announced the retirement of Antonio Carlos Guimarães, Regional Director Latin America effective December 31, 2013, He will be replaced by Karsten Neuf...
Date：Nov. 11, 2013 Category：Markets
Paraguay coordinator of the Cotton Program of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Ubaldo Britos, expects to reach 30,000 hectares planted with cotton thi...
Date：Nov. 4, 2013 Category：Products
The rice sector was worried about the growth of the weed called red rice, stated Martín Piriz, from the company BASF in January 2009. Nowadays, more than four ...
Date：Oct. 22, 2013 Category：Markets
The Buenos Aires Cereals Exchange announced they expect an increase of at least a 2.5% year-on-year of the oilseed planting area.
Date：Oct. 21, 2013 Category：Markets
The goal for this season in Paraguay is to cover around 35,000 hectares with cotton, reported business man, Hugo Florentín, who also announced that recent rain...