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Date：Apr. 26, 2011 Category：Products
Monsanto announced today that two new DEKALB brand canola hybrids have been registered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and will be available this ...
Date：Apr. 26, 2011 Category：Markets
Thousands of farmers are struggling with a massive crop loss of hybrid rice 'Jhalak' in Noakhali district.
A bacterium known as a powerful threat is rotting the rice crop in Costa Rica, said the State Phytosanitary Service.
Date：Apr. 26, 2011 Category：Companies
The largest technologically advanced maize seed processing plant in Africa has been commissioned in Lichtenburg by Monsanto.
U.S. corn planting remains quite a bit behind average following another wet and cool week in many of the major growing areas.
Even if rainfastness may not appear to be top of the agenda for potato blight fungicides this season, such products must be highly rainfast and weather proof, a...
Valent BioSciences Corporation (VBC) announced today that it will construct a new state-of-the-art fermentation manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa, for the p...
Date：Apr. 25, 2011 Category：Science&Research
It used to be considered a weed, but corn gromwell could soon be a profitable niche crop opportunity producing oil rich in essential fatty acids.
Date：Apr. 25, 2011 Category：Companies
Fumakilla Ltd. is taking steps on the dual front of product quality and supply capability to accelerate the expansion of it insecticide business in emerging mar...
Mitsui Chemicals Agro is aiming to boosts its ratio of overseas sales to total sales to 25% within the next two years and 37% within the next five years, from t...
Date：Apr. 25, 2011 Category：Markets
Australia's agricultural production is "set-up potentially to rewrite records" in 2011-12, despite the lingering dryness in western areas, with healthy rains in...
The yellow rust threat has significantly increased with disease now starting to show in more moderately susceptible varieties, growers are being advised.
Known for its rich taste world over, the Nagpur santara (orange) is likely to be in short supply this year as about 15 per cent of the fruit crop has been damag...
Date：Apr. 25, 2011 Category：Products
The Union agriculture ministry has asserted that forbidding the use and manufacture of endosulfan will not be viable because there is no scientific evidence to ...
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Science&Research
Weeds are hard to kill; they seem to come back no matter what steps people take to eradicate them.
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Products
An agribusiness licensing company, Verde Bio-Science, has added a line of patent-pending EPA-registered and USDA-certified organic products available for licens...
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Companies
Sales of $3.8 billion were up $586 million, or 18 percent, with 13 percent volume growth, 4 percent higher selling prices and a 1 percent increase from a portfo...
We are very proud and pleased that we achieved this strategic alliance together, said Jan Tamboer, (left on photo) CEO of Krishidhan Seeds Europe.
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Markets
Researchers meeting at a scientific conference in Aleppo this week reported that aggressive new strains of wheat rust diseases – called stem rust and stripe ru...
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
In the near future, the last of the Roundup Ready soybean patents will expire.
A new European research project on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) was launched in March 2011. PURE (Pesticide Use-and-risk Reduction in European farming syste...
In a new study suggesting pesticides may be associated with the health and development of children, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's Scho...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Apr. 21, 2011 Category：Products
Gowan Company, LLC has reached an agreement with SDS Biotech K.K. to develop, register and exclusively sell benzobicyclon, for the US rice market. Benzobicyclon...
Date：Apr. 21, 2011 Category：Companies
Mr. Kevin P. Smith, President and CEO of Arysta LifeScience SAS, together with David Habib (Member of the Parliament of France), the Mayors of Mourenx, Noguère...
Regional agricultural cooperative GROWMARK intends to purchase the assets of Select Seed, Camden, IN. The transaction is expected to close by May 1.
Mahyco Hybrid Seeds, a leading seeds company, was in the news recently with regard to the export of genetically-modified (GM) seeds to countries such as Banglad...
Date：Apr. 21, 2011 Category：Markets
The USDA plans to experiment with a new way of evaluating biotech crops for potential commercialization.
On April 13, 2011, the China-Brazil agricultural joint lab was inaugurated in the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). This lab is the first of its ...
Date：Apr. 21, 2011 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The European Commission has slammed government across Europe for failing to acknowledge the benefits of allowing farmers to grow genetically modified crops.
Another year passes and still Brazil maintains its ranking as the world’s largest consumer of pesticides, first attained in 2008. An unenviable record, the con...