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Date：May. 18, 2011 Category：Products
Syngenta announced today the launch of VIBRANCE, a proprietary seed treatment fungicide based on the new active ingredient sedaxane.
Date：May. 18, 2011 Category：Companies
Origin Agritech Limited, a vertically-integrated supplier of hybrid and genetically-modified crop seeds, announces plans to establish a joint venture company in...
Date：May. 18, 2011 Category：Markets
Only 3% to 5% of African farmers use herbicides regularly, according to a report by the CropLife Research Institute, a division of the CropLife Foundation. Subs...
White mold has surfaced as a potential problem in soybeans with the wet, cool spring. If these weather conditions continue, soybean growers will face heavy whit...
Date：May. 18, 2011 Category：Regulations
Quebec, once a pioneer on pesticide regulations, is now lagging behind other provinces, two environmental groups said Tuesday.
Nippon Soda announced that it would be forming a joint venture in South Korea in May with Mitsubishi Corp. and local partner Namhae Chemical for the production ...
DuPont Crop Protection (DuPont) has issued Section 2(ee) recommendations for Lannate brands and Vydate L in accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide a...
A broad-spectrum insecticide used against various horticultural crop pests has picked up an expanded label for use on more crops and against more insects.
Those lush, yellow flowers covering west-central Illinois farm fields may be pretty to look at, but they actually are weeds gone wild.
Date：May. 17, 2011 Category：Companies
DuPont and Biotique Systems, Inc., have entered into a research alliance to accelerate genetic discovery in agricultural crops globally, bringing better product...
Date：May. 17, 2011 Category：Products
The fungicide Dithane NT has new label recommendations for the control of downy mildew (Peronospora destructor) and rust (Puccinia allii) in outdoor bulb onions...
Date：May. 17, 2011 Category：Markets
Amid controversy about how U.S. Department of Agriculture pesticide residue data is used, the agency is days away from releasing its latest report on the Pestic...
Date：May. 17, 2011 Category：Regulations
The Supreme Court will decide later this month whether to hear a precedent-setting case about whether EPA has the discretion to reject requests from pesticide r...
The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute has introduced rust disease-resistant wheat varieties that may boost crop yields, an official said.
The Tender Committee of the Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry has determined the company-operator for removal of aged and unfit pesticides from Ukraine - C...
Farmers in Mato Grosso continue to be concerned about the impact of dry weather on their safrinha corn crop.
U.S. corn planting has made another solid week to week advance but remains behind average with some of the key U.S. growing states still too wet for fieldwork.
DuPont, through its wholly owned subsidiary DuPont Denmark Holding ApS, has successfully completed its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock o...
In a major policy shift, Pakistan is considering approval for commercial planting of genetically modified (GM) corn, which is a staple food as well as a delicac...
A new type of stink bug that has caused crop damage in parts of the East and South is on the move west and north. Growers are asked to be on the watch for the b...
Date：May. 16, 2011 Category：Markets
There is a mouse plague in some states. Farmers are faced with extensive mouse control programs to protect crops. There is an effective vertebrate poison produc...
Date：May. 16, 2011 Category：Products
The lethal insecticide implicated in recent Thailand tourist deaths is used in New Zealand and should be phased out, said the Green Party today.
The government is gearing up to find a cost-effective and sustainable alternative for farmers, following the interim Supreme Court ban on the controversial pest...
Date：May. 16, 2011 Category：Companies
First quarter 2011 sales were $780.5 million, compared with $723.1 million in the corresponding period of 2010, an increase of 8.0%. The main contributor to sal...
Sara Lee Corp. announced Friday that the sale of its insecticides businesses to SC Johnson would exclude those businesses inside the European Union, due to comp...
India's Supreme Court has ordered a two-month ban on the production and sale of a widely used pesticide that can cause nerve damage to humans and wildlife.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has issued a special local needs (SLN) registration to Syngenta Crop Protection, allowing aerial application of Callisto...
Date：May. 13, 2011 Category：Products
With the recent discovery of WA’s first glyphosate-resistant awnless barnyard grass from the Ord River region growers are being urged to consider using a range...
Date：May. 13, 2011 Category：Companies
Chemtura AgroSolutions, a leading global provider of crop protection solutions and seed enhancements, announced that Mike Doerr has joined the company as a tech...
A Dow AgroSciences seed breeding subsidiary in Eastern Canada plans to expand its cereal research in southwestern Ontario by buying a facility from the subsidia...