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Date：Jul. 29, 2011 Category：Products
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved the use of Huskie herbicide for weed management in grain sorghum, grass grown for seed and on C...
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Products
Last month, the buprofezin insecticide from Jiangsu Pesticide Research Institude CO., LTD (JPRI) was successfully registered as an active ingredient (Certificat...
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Markets
As we go through the corn crop growing season, we see a multitude of insects. We generally start with black cutworm and end the season with corn earworm.
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Companies
Bayer CropScience AG
Nunhems, Bayer CropScience's vegetable seed business, has named Rebecca Catlett as its Produce Chain Manager for the Americas.
Plant Health Care, Inc.(PHC)
INCOTEC Group BV and Plant Health Care, a leading provider of naturally derived products to the agriculture and horticulture industries, announce that they have...
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Regulations
More than 60 members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have written EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to protest what they describe as a proposal "to furth...
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Science&Research
Researchers funded by the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) have fou...
Date：Jul. 28, 2011 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
In the wake of the rising presence of counterfeit pesticides in Viet Nam that are threatening farmers' interests, Viet Nam News reporters To Nhu and Minh Thi sp...
Date：Jul. 27, 2011 Category：Products
Quality Plus Manufacturing markets a seed treatment system for applying insecticides, fungicides and inoculants in a single process.
The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) along with a coalition of other groups submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlight...
Date：Jul. 27, 2011 Category：Companies
Syngenta AG expects prices for seeds and crop protection products to rise in 2012, partly due to increased inflationary pressure in emerging markets, chief fina...
Date：Jul. 27, 2011 Category：Markets
Japanese beetles are a common pest of corn and soybeans in the eastern Corn Belt, but we have not received previous reports of injury in Nebraska corn or soybea...
Agrochemical importers yesterday said they are anxious to know whether the country needs pesticides or not in the wake of Sri Lanka Customs holding back their p...
MANA Crop Protection announced that Thionex Insecticide (active ingredient: endosulfan) received a Section 3 registration label amendment from the United States...
Date：Jul. 27, 2011 Category：Regulations
With a 219-196 vote, the House has approved legislation, H.R. 2354, that would restrict EPA's ability to act in several key areas, including pesticide suspensio...
United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) has acquired a 51% stake in DVA Agro Do Brasil (DVA Agro Brazil), a Brazilian company, from DVA Group, Germany and other shareho...
Date：Jul. 26, 2011 Category：Regulations
The nation's chemical regulator has proposed a suspension on the use of the herbicide diuron.
Date：Jul. 26, 2011 Category：Products
Willowood USA has received EPA registration for Willowood Fomesafen 1.88SL and Willowood Fomesafen 2SL (active ingredient: fomesafen), according to a press rele...
Date：Jul. 26, 2011 Category：Companies
Rotam have appointed Jean Michel Duhamel as their Senior Vice President. He brings a wealth of experience in the international crop protection sector having spe...
Syngenta’s agrochemical sales rose by 14% in the half year compared with the same period last year to $7.7 billion, but increased by 12% at constant exchange r...
Date：Jul. 26, 2011 Category：Markets
With domestic corn prices as much as 90% higher than last year, farmers in southern Brazil are preparing to plant more full-season corn in 2011/12 reversing a t...
FMC is seeking registration on a new herbicide with a new active ingredient. Called Anthem, the new herbicide offers flexibility by being both a pre- and postem...
EPA has granted registration approval for Syngenta’s new Agrisure 3122 corn trait stack. The stack features two modes of action against both corn borer and cor...
The ISO Technical Committee on Common Names for Pesticides has provisionally approved three new active ingredient names in June 2011.
Date：Jul. 25, 2011 Category：Regulations
China plans to set up strict regulations on pesticide use in response to nationwide concern about the safety of agricultural products.
Date：Jul. 25, 2011 Category：Companies
Irish Organic Weedkiller, the start-up company which brought Ireland’s first 100 per cent natural weedkiller to market last year, has announced it is to create...
Israel-based agro-chemical firm Makhteshim Agan said its newly set up formulation plant at Dahej will cater to other Asian countries besides India
The Stockton Group, a global supplier of crop protection products, has announced a repositioning of its brand and a new identity for the company.
A key official for Syngenta says the global ag company is committed to expanding worldwide wheat production.
The expansion program of hybrid rice and corn seeds producer American-owned Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines Inc. to provide hybrid seeds requirements to Luzon farme...