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Date：Jul. 2, 2010 Category：Products
Fungicide Valbon (benthiavalicarb and mancozeb) has been granted an extension to its specific off-label approval (SOLA) by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate ...
Stamina fungicide seed treatment (active ingredient: pyraclostrobin) use has been expanded to include a number of crops, including cotton, dried peas and beans,...
Date：Jul. 2, 2010 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, and Syngenta announced the signing of an exclusive supply and distribution agreement un...
Date：Jul. 1, 2010 Category：Science&Research
New global developments in the agro-scientific community’s understanding of wheat stripe rust are set to benefit Australian growers battling the destructive di...
American agricultures oldest and most well established herbicide, atrazine, is a component of an inexpensive and effective way to protect corn against many type...
Date：Jul. 1, 2010 Category：Products
BASF Canada has received registration from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) for the use of HEADLINE? fungicide on sunflowers to protect the crop aga...
Date：Jul. 1, 2010 Category：Companies
Bayer AG resolved a lawsuit brought by Syngenta AG challenging the validity of three Bayer U.S. patents on insect-resistance seed traits.
Date：Jul. 1, 2010 Category：Markets
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that U.S. corn growers planted 87.9 million acres this year, a 2 percent increase over 2009 but lower than a March re...
Monsanto says it posted earnings of $384 million for its fiscal third-quarter ended May 31, down 45% from the same period last year. The company cited steep pri...
Monsanto Company announces the launch of a new encapsulated formulation of acetochlor designed for cotton and soybean acres in 2010 has proven successful. The ...
Arysta LifeScience Wednesday announced New Zealand has granted commercial registration for RIPPER, a broad-spectrum soil fumigant based on iodomethane that effe...
Plant Impact PLC
Plant Impact has signed a distribution agreement for its InCa calcium delivery product, with Arysta LifeScience’s Mexico-based subsidiary. The 10-year deal giv...
Date：Jul. 1, 2010 Category：Biotech
Responding to U.S. corn farmers requests to simplify insect resistance management, Monsanto Company announced that it has submitted for registration to the U.S....
Soybean growers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin now have a new fungicide option to tre...
Date：Jun. 30, 2010 Category：Markets
An excessively wet spring is creating significant problems for the Canadian Prairie Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The immediate issue is how ...
Date：Jun. 29, 2010 Category：Markets
Specialists of the Tomsk office of Rosselkhoznadzor [Federal Service for
Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance] have identified a focus of
Date：Jun. 29, 2010 Category：Companies
Eden Research plc, a leading UK agrochemical development company, announced that it has signed an exclusive option agreement for its nematicide product and tech...
Currently, the Cereals Disease Laboratory is tracking stripe rust in northwestern Minnesota. Syngenta Crop Protection reminds cereal growers that careful prepar...
Arysta LifeScience and Cheminova are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement by which Cheminova Agro S.A. (former Agrodan) based in Spain, part ...
Date：Jun. 29, 2010 Category：Products
Raxil WW, a water-based seed treatment from Bayer CropScience, is now registered to protect cereal crops from wireworm damage in Western Canada.
Date：Jun. 28, 2010 Category：Markets
A University of Guelph study in soybean fields suggests organic pesticides may not always be as easy on the environment as synthetic bug killers would be.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Jun. 28, 2010 Category：Biotech
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), joined by 49 other representatives and five other senators, are asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vil...
Date：Jun. 28, 2010 Category：Products
AgraQuest Inc. announced the registration of SERENADE SOIL by California Department of Pesticide Regulation, the first soil fungicide based on its patented acti...
Date：Jun. 28, 2010 Category：Companies
Makhteshim-Agan Industries Ltd., the world’s biggest maker of generic crop chemicals, agreed to buy Albaugh Inc., a privately held supplier of crop protection ...
Date：Jun. 25, 2010 Category：Companies
BASF SE has reached an agreement with Cognis Holding Luxembourg S.a r.l. controlled by Permira Funds, GS Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences to acquire the sp...
Date：Jun. 25, 2010 Category：Products
Soybean growers have a new way to head off the yield and plant development problems associated with Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) in soybeans while also addre...
Date：Jun. 25, 2010 Category：Markets
The value-added output of Chinas chemical industry increased 17.3% year on year in April this year, 6.7 percentage points higher than a year earlier, according ...
"Winter Cereals: Sustainability in Action," a winter wheat research and education initiative, facilitated by Bayer CropScience and Ducks Unlimited, announced th...
Chinese pesticides demand is expected to increase 3-6% annually for the next few years. The demands for insecticides expected to drop, and fungicides to rise, w...
Date：Jun. 24, 2010 Category：Companies
Novel pesticides and plant nutritional products developer Plant Impact (LON:PIM) said its pre-tax losses narrowed from ￡2.03 million to ￡1.95 million, while r...