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Date：Jun. 23, 2010 Category：Markets
Tomato production in Mexico for MY 2010/11 is forecast to reach 2.2 million metric tons (MMT) while the MY 2009/10 production estimate is slightly less than 2.2...
Date：Jun. 23, 2010 Category：Biotech
District Collector B. Ramanjaneyulu on Friday issued orders banning sale and distribution of a variety of Bt Cotton seed – BRCH - 331 – in Guntur district man...
Date：Jun. 23, 2010 Category：Products
Kao Corp., which is the largest producer in Japan of spreaders for agrochemicals on the strength of its surfactant technologies, is preparing to have a new prod...
S&W Seed Company (NasdaqCM: SANW), announces the commercial launch of its newly certified alfalfa variety, SW 8421S, the worlds only Group 8 dormancy salt toler...
Syngenta AG, the worlds biggest maker of agriculture chemicals, faces an in-depth investigation from the European Union over its plan to buy Monsanto Co.s hybri...
Date：Jun. 22, 2010 Category：Products
When the weed killer Roundup was introduced in the 1970s, it proved it could kill nearly any plant while still being safer than many other herbicides, and it al...
Date：Jun. 22, 2010 Category：Companies
City based agrochemicals firm Dhanuka Agritech has said it is expecting a 30 per cent jump in turnover this fiscal to touch the Rs 500 crore mark.
Astec Lifesciences announced that it has entered into a long term mutually exclusive confidential contract to supply herbicide to a multinational agrochemical m...
Advanced Biological Marketing (ABM) introduced a new generation of wheat seed treatment to the marketplace: SabrEx?.
Date：Jun. 22, 2010 Category：Biotech
Yuan Longping, known as the "father of hybrid rice", said on Sunday that his team was working on a new version of high-yield hybrid rice and might complete it i...
Date：Jun. 22, 2010 Category：Regulations
In a 7-1 ruling Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower courts order that has prohibited farmers from planting Roundup Ready alfalfa for the past
Date：Jun. 22, 2010 Category：Markets
Excessive moisture in Western Canada definitely had a negative impact on oat acreage and will have severely hurt yield potential, but it will probably take anot...
Date：Jun. 21, 2010 Category：Markets
Vietnamese farmers have been warned of the high risk of black-streak dwarf and other viral diseases infecting their summer-autumn rice crops as they did last ye...
Although overall growth in the biopesticide market in North America has not lived up to the expectations……
Date：Jun. 21, 2010 Category：Products
Valent Professional Products has released a Section 2(ee) recommendation for the use of Tourney Fungicide on necrotic ring spot, take-all patch and Waitea patch...
Soybean rust was confirmed June-10, in the US for the first time this season on soybean in Hidalgo county, Texas.
THOUGH there was no ‘silver bullet’ crop protection product launches at this year’s event, there was news of a broad-spectrum herbicide, plus new information...
A new autumn herbicide launched at Cereals targets the widest-ever range of grass and broad-leaved weeds in winter wheat, claims its manufacturer.
Date：Jun. 21, 2010 Category：Biotech
Recently, Quality and Super High-Yielding Wheat Research and Development Center had its unveiling ceremony in Henan Zhongpu Wheat Technology Co., Ltd.
The Bangladeshi scientists have developed four new varieties of rice for aman season (summer paddy) creating scope for increasing the yield of this monsoon crop...
Date：Jun. 21, 2010 Category：Companies
Gowan Company LLC has been granted the U.S. crop protection marketing rights for Confirm(R) 2F Insecticide by Nippon Soda Co. Ltd. and plans to start distribut...
Informa Economics has cut its estimate of US corn sowings, saying many farmers have opted for soybeans instead, in a dynamic which surprised many investors.
Date：Jun. 18, 2010 Category：Products
SipcamAdvan and Isagro USA announced the California registration of Tenet biological fungicide was posted by California DPR on June 3, 2010.
Agricultural Research Scientists (ARS) identified a wild potato germplasm that offers resistance to some major potato diseases. Geneticists Dennis Halterman and...
Date：Jun. 18, 2010 Category：Companies
Israel-based market leader in crop protection solutions, Maktheshim Agan India, is keen on expanding its business portfolio in Andhra Pradesh and
Date：Jun. 18, 2010 Category：Regulations
EPA is seeking comments from pesticide users, registrants, and other interested parties on draft Reasonable and Prudent Measures (RPMs) and Alternatives (RPAs) ...
Date：Jun. 18, 2010 Category：Markets
Violations in the quality of agricultural materials were becoming increasingly problematic, director of the Cultivation Department of the Ministry of Agricultur...
ClearView (ais: aminopyralid + metsulfuron-methyl), a selective control for annual and perennial broadleaf weeds, invasive plants and shrubs, has been cleared f...
Date：Jun. 17, 2010 Category：Markets
Federal regulators are concerned that a dam built by Monsanto Co. earlier this year to trap phosphate mine runoff may be stopping more than just pollution.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Jun. 17, 2010 Category：Companies
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business, announced it is adding a new sales area in Missouri to meet growing customer demand for its products and services.