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Date：Sep. 30, 2009 Category：Markets
The US Grains Council (USGC) projects total corn production in China of 148.79 million metric tons (5.86 billion bushels), with lower yields than 2008. USGC per...
Chinese largest takeover of an Australian company took a big step forward yesterday when Sinochem launched a A$2.8bn (US$2.4bn) cash offer for Nufarm, the agric...
Date：Sep. 29, 2009 Category：Regulations
The European Union’s new pesticides ‘package’ has finally cleared its final hurdle and will enter the statute books, despite last minute opposition from some...
Date：Sep. 29, 2009 Category：Companies
Asia Pacific Strategy 2020 targets growth of two percentage points above market
Earn premium on cost of capital
70 percent of sales to be manufactured locally...
Date：Sep. 28, 2009 Category：Markets
The results of toxicology tests on seven galahs found dead in Kelso have revealed they were killed by an insecticide.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Sep. 27, 2009 Category：Markets
Although bug sprays and weed killers may seem like the go-to products for pest control, Hamilton has recently declared several township properties and facilitie...
Five Willamette Valley growers were hit with civil penalties for misusing zinc phosphide products.
The chemical is blamed for geese deaths throughout the Will...
Date：Sep. 25, 2009 Category：Products
New products include a new biological nematode control product
Date：Sep. 25, 2009 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently filed a complaint against Peoria, Ariz.-based Granite Marketing, Inc. for the alleged sale and distribution of...
Date：Sep. 25, 2009 Category：Companies
Citi predicts that agrochemicals maker Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd. (TASE: MAIN) will face a tough third quarter, but sees better times in the long term.
Pasteuria Bioscience has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Econem biologicial nematicide for control of sting nematodes in...
In time for the 2010 seed selling season, Mycogen Seeds is pleased to announce details of its 2009 Financing Program.
Crystal Phosphates, an agrochemical company of Rs. 525 crore Crystal Group, based in Haryana, has firmed up its plans to put up active ingredients manufacturing...
Date：Sep. 24, 2009 Category：Products
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has announced the development of a bio-pesticide for the control of a moth which ravages African cabb...
Date：Sep. 24, 2009 Category：Companies
Manhattan, Kansas and Plainview, Texas operations to focus on corn drought testing
In an interview for The Business Spectator, an online business resource in Australia, Carl Lukach, president – DuPont East Asia, highlighted growth opportuniti...
Bayer CropScience today announces a reorganization of its business, with a new strategic direction to position the company for continued profitability and growt...
Date：Sep. 23, 2009 Category：Products
A new computing tool that could help scientists predict how plants will react to different environmental conditions in order to create better crops, such as tas...
A new red-fruited habanero is the latest pepper with resistance to root-knot nematodes to be released by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists.
Date：Sep. 23, 2009 Category：Companies
Meghmani Organics Limited
Meghmani Organics Limited (MOL), the company engaged in pigments and agrochemicals manufacturing, has decided to foray into herbicides segment by setting up a n...
Date：Sep. 23, 2009 Category：Biotech
A federal U.S. court has ruled in favor of critics of Monsanto Cos genetically engineered sugar beets, saying the U.S. government failed to adequately evaluate ...
New seed treatment for cotton gives growers control over seedling diseases.
Date：Sep. 22, 2009 Category：Products
CropLife America (CLA) strongly opposes Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans to place additional limitations on the use of three organophosphate pesti...
Date：Sep. 22, 2009 Category：Markets
The agriculture ministry has okayed Monsanto India’s plan to do business in genetically modified material.
CSIRO scientists are breeding new varieties of disease-resistant wheat in an effort to improve crop yields and avert a potential food supply crisis.
Date：Sep. 22, 2009 Category：Companies
Syngenta Seeds formally opened its new North American headquarters in Minnetonka yesterday morning.
Date：Sep. 22, 2009 Category：Biotech
Chemtura? has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for RANCONA? Pinnacle, an innovative new seed treatment
* $37 million Trait Development Alliance to develop high-value performance enhancement traits in 5 major crops
* MAI gains option to gradually become a 50.1% ...
Date：Sep. 21, 2009 Category：Products
The agency has decided nobody can use Guthion after the summer of 2012. A small group of growers has been trying to find a replacement.
Date：Sep. 21, 2009 Category：Biotech
Origin Agritech Ltd., China’s third-biggest seed producer, said it may gain government approval next year to sell corn engineered with a newly licensed gene th...