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Date：Oct. 14, 2009 Category：Markets
Tunisia plans to set up a comprehensive strategy to promote bio farming, due to be implemented by 2016, according to Al Bawaba.
Date：Oct. 14, 2009 Category：Biotech
Drought-resistant maize varieties will be making their way from the greenhouse to the field as soon as South African scientists get the regulatory green light.
The potato yield on potato farms in the eastern regions of Ukraine has significantly declined
Fuel and fertiliser prices have increased over the past month, while the cost of glyphosate continues to slide, according to results from the latest Farmers Wee...
Devgen nv (EURONEXT, Brussels: DEVG) and PT (Persero) Sang Hyang Seri (SHS) today announce that 2 premium hybrid rice varieties, DG 1 SHS and DG 2 SHS have been...
Date：Oct. 14, 2009 Category：Products
As Southern farmers harvest their trial plots of Monsanto’s new Genuity? VT Triple PRO? corn, many are reporting higher yields and improved insect control – p...
To give industry professionals greater value and convenience when controlling diseases and weeds, BASF Professional Turf & Ornamentals announced new larger pack...
Syngenta Japan, which began marketing its Revus Flowable fungicide October 1, says it expects of achieve ￥300mn ($3.3bn) in sales in the initial 2010 pesticide...
Date：Oct. 13, 2009 Category：Products
Bill A008628 filed in the state of New York proposes to amend the public health law to ban the sale, use, and prescription of any product containing the substan...
Date：Oct. 13, 2009 Category：Markets
South Africas use of the pesticide DDT for malaria control in the Limpopo River basin is likely to lead to an increase in babies being born with deformed sex or...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Oct. 13, 2009 Category：Companies
BASF SE and The Dow Chemical Company, the worlds two largest chemical companies, today jointly announced their support for the Patent Asset Index, a new methodo...
Nunhems announced today a new, innovative seed treatment package for U.S. onion growers that will help them reduce the risk of early season disease, giving seed...
In recent years, it has become even more challenging due to a growing regulatory morass involving the establishment of maximum residue levels (MRLs) for pestici...
A slate of new insecticide products containing US company DuPont’s Rynaxypyr, whose active ingredient is chlorantraniliprole, was approved September 28 for pes...
Date：Oct. 12, 2009 Category：Companies
Meghmani Organics announced that it has expanded its agrochemical marketing base in Indonesia through its subsidiary called PT Meghmani (Q,N,C,F)* Indonesia.
Date：Oct. 12, 2009 Category：Markets
Japan has committed US$20 million toward international rice breeding efforts and an additional $5 million for extension training of African rice specialists.
Date：Oct. 12, 2009 Category：Biotech
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has held a meeting in Parma with environmental NGOs on the subject of genetically modified organisms as part of its co...
Date：Oct. 12, 2009 Category：Products
A new specific off-label approval (SOLA) is available for use on vegetable crops such as beetroot, carrot, horseradish, parsley root and parsnip.
US agrochemical giant Monsanto has reported wider losses in the fourth quarter, after a drop in sales of its Roundup herbicide brand.
A bill prohibiting the cultivation and field trials of genetically modified taro, in Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, has received final approv...
Monsanto Co., the world’s biggest seed producer, expects African countries to increase planting of genetically-modified crops to boost food security and econom...
Date：Oct. 10, 2009 Category：Markets
Soybean rust has been found in three more South Carolina counties: Bamberg, Calhoun
Heavy rains have damaged the potato crop in Sangli, Satara, and Kolhapur [Maharashtra state]. The potato crop is also affected because of late blight disease.
Date：Oct. 10, 2009 Category：Biotech
Biotechnology Stewardship is Critical to Meeting Global Needs for Increased Food
Milestone will result in speeding up of research and breeding programs
Monsanto Co. (MON.N) said on Wednesday that it would increase seed prices up to 10
Date：Oct. 9, 2009 Category：Products
Syngentas new corn herbicide offers enhanced control of glyphosate-resistant broadleaf weeds.
Date：Oct. 9, 2009 Category：Regulations
Six New England companies that produce pesticide products recently settled with EPA for failing to properly submit annual production reports, as required by fed...