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Date：Oct. 20, 2009 Category：Biotech
A MAJOR new policy report will recommend UK farmers grow genetically modified crops to avert a food crisis, it has been claimed.
Date：Oct. 19, 2009 Category：Regulations
A program to test pesticides to make sure they do not affect human hormone systems will be compromised by changes to rules on submissions, scientists say.
Date：Oct. 19, 2009 Category：Markets
Rain due later this week will be too late to save drought-stricken Ukrainian grain fields, a leading analyst said on Friday.
Date：Oct. 19, 2009 Category：Products
Scientists took a step closer on Friday to banning the pesticide endosulfan, widely used on crops like cocoa and cotton, despite objections from India which is ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved federal registration for Grasp Xtra and Rebelex rice herbicides, according to Dow AgroSciences.
Date：Oct. 19, 2009 Category：Companies
Chemical producer BASF India on Friday said its net profit rose 30.34 per cent to Rs 34.02 crore in the second quarter ended September 30, 2009.
Date：Oct. 16, 2009 Category：Products
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that two toxic pesticides have been voluntarily removed from the market by the manufacturer. This order...
Date：Oct. 16, 2009 Category：Markets
Mexico, considered by many to be the cradle of corn, issued permits on Thursday to grow genetically modified corn for the first time in a bid to eventually boos...
Date：Oct. 16, 2009 Category：Biotech
Indian regulators approved on Wednesday the introduction of genetically modified aubergines, potentially making them the first transgenic vegetable to be grown ...
Six new inbred maize lines with resistance to aflatoxin contamination have now been registered in the United States by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
New Y Series soybeans provide yield, agronomic advantages for growers
Date：Oct. 16, 2009 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Could genetically modified organisms (GMOs) help feed a growing world population? Walter Alhassan of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa describes the...
Date：Oct. 16, 2009 Category：Companies
Rallis India Limited
Rallis India, a Tata enterprise and a leading player in the Indian crop protection industry, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended Septemb...
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has launched a new project that aims to increase food security for smallholder fa...
Date：Oct. 15, 2009 Category：Markets
Turkish Agriculture & Rural Affairs Minister Mehmet Mehdi Eker said on Monday that Turkey was the 8th biggest agricultural economy of the world.
Date：Oct. 15, 2009 Category：Regulations
Under an interim policy announced today, retailers and distributors of pesticide products may be allowed to repair minor damage to pesticide containers.
Studies indicate residual herbicides applied in the fall provide the most efficient control of glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass.
Date：Oct. 15, 2009 Category：Products
The Tasmanian Greens have used the latest international research to again call for a ban on Triazine herbicides.
Dow AgroSciences has received registration from EPA and California Department of Pesticide Regulation for Rally fungicide (myclobutanil) to aid in the control o...
DuPont has received federal registration approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for DuPont Prequel, a new pre-emergence herbicide for corn desig...
Last season it was around about $10 million worth of lost production.
The European Commission has published a list of 78 pesticide active ingredients that have been resubmitted for possible inclusion in Annex 1 of pesticide market...
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...