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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.
Date：Oct. 12, 2009 Category：Companies
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...
Date：Oct. 9, 2009 Category：Markets
Members from the Texas Peanut Producers Board (TPPB) and the American Peanut Council (APC) traveled oversees in September to meet with the Japan Nut Association...
New regulations on the use of pesticide will be gazetted this year to ensure the safe use of pesticides, said senior research officer of the Peradeniya Registra...
U.S. EPA to spend more than $50 Million to address DDT, PCBs off Southern California Coast.
Tags:Environment & Health
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching this year a comprehensive new evaluation of the pesticide atrazine to determine its effects on humans. At ...
Date：Oct. 8, 2009 Category：Markets
Noxious weeds, invasive plants, and other weeds infest millions of acres in Oregon. It is estimated that approximately 1.2 million of the 15.7 million acres of ...
Date：Oct. 8, 2009 Category：Products
Studies indicate residual herbicides applied in the fall provide the most efficient control of glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass.
The commercial banana production requires an excessive amount of agrochemicals to control the plant pathogenic fungus Mycosphaerella fijiensis which is the caus...
Date：Oct. 8, 2009 Category：Companies
Meghmani Organics Limited
Meghmani Organics Ltd (MOL) will invest Rs 84 crore at its facility at Dahej, in Bharuch district of Gujarat, to manufacture environment-friendly herbicides for...
GEAC gave permission to top GM seed companies like Monsanto, Hyderabad-based Bayer Hybrid Seeds and Aurangabad-based Nath Biogene in September to export GM hybr...
Date：Oct. 8, 2009 Category：Regulations
EPA Announces Settlement with Puerto Rico Department of Agriculture for Pesticide Misuse and Worker Protection Standard Violations
Date：Oct. 7, 2009 Category：Markets
An agreement between the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office and the owner of the former Monsanto chemical plant property south of downtown St. L...
THE Philipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) welcomed the recent move of the World Health Organization (WHO) which stopped the Philippine gove...
Date：Oct. 7, 2009 Category：Products
EPA cancels the last disulfoton and methamidophos products registered for use in the United States.
Date：Oct. 7, 2009 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is establishing a new transparent process that will allow the public to review and comment on risk assessments and prop...