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Date：May. 11, 2010 Category：Biotech
BrownfieldAgNews reports that the European process for approving biotech crops may be in for some changes that could open the door to more acres of biotech crop...
Burkina Faso and three other African countries, Chad, Benin and Mali, are known as the Cotton Four countries in the WTO that have pushed for changes in U.S. far...
Date：May. 10, 2010 Category：Markets
The production of cotton seed has decreased to 30 million packets this year from the 45 million packets two years ago. At this rate, there will be a shortfall o...
Date：May. 10, 2010 Category：Products
Peanut growers have a new, more effective option for disease control this season: Quash fungicide……
Including insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, China exported 166,000 tones of pesticides valued at $ 0.49 billion in the first quarter of 2010, reflecting 25....
Date：May. 7, 2010 Category：Companies
Arysta LifeScience and Cheminova are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement by which Ospray Pty Ltd, part of the Cheminova group based in Australia...
Date：May. 7, 2010 Category：Markets
Following information from food business operators on table grapes containing residues of the pesticide chlormequat, the European Commission has requested…
Agrium Inc. announced a net loss of $7 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share) for the first quarter of 2010, compared with a net loss of $60 million ($0.38 dilu...
Date：May. 7, 2010 Category：Science&Research
A growing body of research evidence indicates that biotech crops are delivering higher yields and better economic performance for farmers around the world…
Date：May. 6, 2010 Category：Markets
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) reported that Canada’s oilseed crop area is being pushed upward by the relatively higher ...
Date：May. 6, 2010 Category：Products
Gowan Company LLC announced the federal section 3 registration of Scorpion 35SL insecticide for broad-spectrum insect control in cucurbits, fruiting vegetables,...
Recently re-registered by the EPA, Triadimefon, part of the triazole family of chemicals, is now available for use on residential turf…
Date：May. 6, 2010 Category：Companies
The Bayer CropScience Muskegon Industrial Park held a ceremony to mark completion of the site’s $15 million expansion of manufacturing operations……
Date：May. 6, 2010 Category：Regulations
Albaugh, Inc.(other news about Albaugh), an agrichemical company based in Ankeny, Iowa, has agreed to pay a $27,360 civil penalty to the United States to…
Date：May. 6, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Using herbicides to sterilize rather than to kill weedy grasses might be a more economical and environmentally sound weed control strategy, according to a study...
Date：May. 5, 2010 Category：Companies
The Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO) and Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, announced at BIO International, plans to establish a second Pion...
DuPont named William S. Niebur as leader of its Pioneer Hi-Bred business in China – the world’s second largest seed corn market and a key, long-term growth op...
Date：May. 5, 2010 Category：Markets
Europe faces a major overhaul in the way it deals with genetically modified (GM) crops, after the European Commission sparked controversy with new plans to circ...
Date：May. 5, 2010 Category：Products
The government of Nova Scotia plans to introduce legislation Tuesday that will ban the sale of some pesticides, CBC News has learned.
FMC Corp.s (FMC) first-quarter profit grew 12% on stronger sales in its agricultural-products and special-chemicals segments.
Nihon Nohyaku said that it had set a target of 8 bn yen (&84 mn)-9 bn yen in annual sales in 3-4 years for its novel insecticide Axel Flowable in overseas marke...
Agrochemical manufacturer Nihon Nohyaku is actively expanding its overseas network to achieve its 2010-2012 medium-term business plan’s target of raising the r...
Date：May. 5, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Benlate is a fungicide, which is used pre-harvest and post-harvest as a dip or dust to combat a wide range of fungal diseases in arable and vegetable crops. Ben...
More than 700 international buyers from 65 countries and regions attended AgroChemEx 2009 despite of the negative impact of financial crisis. This figure is exp...
Date：May. 4, 2010 Category：Markets
On April 29, 2010, the Department of Commerce and the Commission received letters on behalf of the petitioner in the subject investigation (Albaugh, Inc., Anken...
Date：May. 4, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Life without atrazine would complicate weed management in corn, especially for sweet corn growers. A study at the University of Illinois looked at 175 sweet cor...
Date：May. 4, 2010 Category：Products
Arysta LifeScience announced that Turkey has granted commercial registration for WAPITI 98, a broad-spectrum soil fumigant based on Iodomethane that effectively...
The EPA has granted Cheminova a Federal registration of the active ingredient flutriafol for use in soybeans and apples. Cheminova will market the fungicide und...
Cattle and commercial hay producers have an effective new tool to control problem grasses in Bermuda grass pastures and hay meadows: DuPont(TM) Pastora(R) herbi...
Date：May. 4, 2010 Category：Regulations
The Office of Pesticide Programs of the EPA is soliciting applications from eligible parties for an EPA cooperative agreement to provide financial assistance to...