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Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Markets
Those directly involved in the fertilizer business think U.S. corn plantings will easily top 90 million acres next spring. This estimate is based on unusually s...
Farmer-leaders from across the country have expressed strong support for the multilocation trials of genetically modified (GM) eggplants now being conducted by
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public it has prepared a draft environmental assessment...
The US Agriculture Department has shipped 150 tons of UG99 fungus-resistant wheat seed from Egypt to Afghanistan “to protect future crops, improve the liveliho...
Date：Nov. 9, 2010 Category：Products
The controversial herbicide 2,4-D needs to be banned, according to the New Zealand Safe Food Campaign.
The plant science industry has been urged to fight back in the public relations battle with campaigning groups that has often seen it come off second best.
ISLAMABAD: The government will sign an agreement with American based seed producing company Monsanto by the end of December, 2010, Business Recorder has learnt....
Date：Nov. 8, 2010 Category：Markets
Brassicas and top fruit are among the crops being researched as part of EU PURE, the biggest agricultural project funded by the EU under its current framework p...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Nov. 8, 2010 Category：Companies
United Phosphorus, the country’s largest agro- chemical company, could use close to Rs 1,000 crore for acquisitions by the end of current fiscal, according to ...
Further research into how Septoria tritici becomes less sensitive to triazole fungicides suggests a second mechanism that transports the fungicide out of the fu...
Farmers on the eastern seaboard of Australia may struggle to fight outbreaks of insects and weeds this summer.
China has rejected a U.S. shipment of corn and denied entry into the country. Traces of a genetically modified organism (GMO) were found in the shipment accordi...
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Markets
The battle in South Australia to contain the worst locust plague in 40 years is entering its most important phase, with Premier Mike Rann describing it as a maj...
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Companies
American Vanguard Corp. (AVD) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2010-09-30.
Date：Nov. 5, 2010 Category：Regulations
Three pesticide distributors operating Washington State will be fined over $35,000 for mislabeling products and importing illegal pesticides, the U.S. Environme...
Members of the wine industry say a ban of the hormone-based weedkiller 2,4-D could be the only way to stop more cases of grape vines being damaged by spray drif...
A new insecticide is being developed for use against summer aphids in cereals by Dow AgroSciences.
Intensification of agriculture in a sustainable way was essential along with improving communication, said Dominic Dyer chief executive for Crop Protection Asso...
First year trials with a camera-based grassweed automated mapping system have picked up just under half of the blackgrass heads in mapped fields.
Declining numbers of chemical crop protection products meant the industry should be looking for alternative options, said Toby Bruce, senior research scientist ...
Agro-biotechnology major, Monsanto Company is reported to be planning to grow a new variety of corn in China, which is a major maize growing country.
Date：Nov. 4, 2010 Category：Markets
Biopesticides for use in oilseed rape and potatoes to help control diseases and promote crop growth could be on the market within five years, according to AgraQ...
Date：Nov. 4, 2010 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences announced Tuesday the allowance of its U.S. patent application for crop plants that contain one of Dow AgroSciences new class of herbicide tole...
Dow agrosciences is once again expanding production of SmartStax(R) hybrids to meet customer demand for the 2011 growing season. The company produced a signific...
Date：Nov. 4, 2010 Category：Products
LS Plant Breeding,one of a number of companies trialling herbicide-tolerant oilseed rape for possible use in the UK,has two imazamox-resistant winter varieties ...
The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has warned the Punjab government that its plan to sign an agreement with a US company for hybrid BT cotton se...
Date：Nov. 3, 2010 Category：Products
With the total package of improved agronomic, defensive and yield-boosting traits in mind, Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, is adding 29 new soybean varietie...
Date：Nov. 3, 2010 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company , entered into an exclusive commercial license agreement with Plant Bioscience Limited (...
Date：Nov. 3, 2010 Category：Markets
Yield responses to the new SDHI fungicides appear to be dependent on the level of disease pressure, David Ellerton, technical development director at Hutchisons...
Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical, continues to implement its growth strategy through innovative solutions as the company has sub...