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Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Companies
Bayer CropScience has opened an expanded seed research laboratory in Singapore dedicated to support the development of new high-yielding and high-quality seed v...
BioLeap, Inc., Ewing, NJ, announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with Syngenta to apply BioLeap molecular design technology to the...
Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Products
The fungicide Rudis with tzt technology has gained approval for use on cauliflower and broccoli/calabrese. Its label now covers all the main outdoor brassica cr...
On April 6, EPA published a Federal Register Notice extending the comment period of the proposed phaseout of sulfuryl fluoride by 90 days to July 5, 2011.
Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Markets
World cotton production in 2010/11 is forecast at 115.5 million bales, up 14 percent from a year earlier, as producers respond to strong market prices for the f...
Brazil's 2010-11 soy crop will reach 69.8 million metric tons, agricultural consultancy Celeres said in a raised estimate.
Brazil's 2011/12 cane crop is forecast to rise by 20 million tonnes in 2011/12 to 640 million tonnes, Leonardo Bichara Rocha, a senior economist with the Intern...
Syngenta in North America announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted registration approval for the Agrisure Viptera 3220 trait st...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Products
A combo fungicide best known for disease control in wheat, oats and barley has picked up approval for use against soybean leaf diseases including Asian soybean ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted DuPont registration approval for a broader label that allows livestock to be grazed on pasture immediately ...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Companies
An agrochemincal manufacturer is hoping to find a buyer for its Norwich plant, it was announced yesterday.
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Markets
Botswana has no plans in the near future to construct incinerators for disposing agrochemicals containers.
United Phosphorus (UPL) said on Tuesday it has acquired 50% stake in Spicam Isagro Brasil, which gives the domestic agrochemical manufacturer a foothold in Braz...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Regulations
United Nations chemical experts have recommended that two pesticides - endosulfan and azinphos methyl - and one severely hazardous pesticide formulation - Gramo...
Comments are needed on a proposed special pesticide registration for control of powdery scab, a potato disease.
Sumitomo Chemical has a goal to raise its annual sales of crop-protection products in Brazil from the present 10 bn yen ($120 mn) to 20 bn yen soon, and 40 bn y...
Sumitomo Chemical Plans to merge Mumbai-based agrochemical manufacturer and distributor New Chemi Industries, which it fully acquired in December 2010, as well ...
Syngenta's fungicide Thiovit Jet has gained a 10-year specific off-label approval for its use on protected cucumbers, peppers, leaf herbs, tomato and aubergine.
Pesticides are not solely to blame for the decline in British bee numbers but are a contributing factor, an expert has said.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Apr. 5, 2011 Category：Markets
Grain harvest in 2011 will make up 36-37 million tons, Oleksandr Yaroslavskyi, Deputy Director General of the Ukrainian Agrarian Confederation (UAC) told report...
In Ukraine, the level of aggregate index of costs on agricultural production in February 2011, compared to January 2011, amounted to 101.7%; compared with Janua...
Date：Apr. 5, 2011 Category：Products
Texas sorghum growers will have an additional control option this season with the introduction of Belt (active ingredient: flubendiamide) insecticide from Bayer...
U.S. farmers have taken notice of the growth in global demand for U.S. soybeans maintained in part by the United Soybean Board (USB) and the soybean checkoff. A...
Date：Apr. 5, 2011 Category：Companies
With government restricting the introduction of genetically modified seeds in food items, Mumbai-based Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company (Mahyco) plans to sell su...
Pressure is mounting on Ghana to introduce Biotech/GM [Genetically Modified] Crops into its agricultural framework and allow for the production of biotech foods...
Bayer CropScience, engaged in agrochemical business, said it has signed an agreement to sell 100 acre of land to Agile Real Estate for Rs 260 crore.
Farms in Ukraine's southern regions have already begun sowing spring cereals and legumes, covering an area of 113,300 hectares (65 thousand hectares by this tim...
Russia's 2011 grain crop could reach 87 mmt under favorable conditions, with only around a tenth of winter crops killed by weather so far, deputy agriculture mi...
Date：Apr. 4, 2011 Category：Markets
Ideas over current US corn stocks may have taken a knock - but history suggests that supplies for 2011-12 may yet prove more generous than some analysts are ban...
First deputy PM Viktor Zubkov estimated this year's grain output in Russia at 84-85 mmt vs. 60 mmt harvested in 2010.