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Date：May. 21, 2010 Category：Markets
The stocks of companies that are in the crop protection business such as Rallis and Bayer Crop Science have gained over 50 per cent since the beginning of year....
Date：May. 21, 2010 Category：Products
Turflon Ester Ultra specialty herbicide from Dow AgroSciences is an innovative formulation that uses plant-derived methylated seed oil (MSO) instead of petroleu...
Date：May. 21, 2010 Category：Biotech
Dow AgroSciences will receive from Bayer CropScience a license to commercialize the GlyTol glyphosate tolerant technology in Dow AgroSciences’ PhytoGen? cotton...
Date：May. 21, 2010 Category：Companies
Monsantos enhanced corn strategy in the United States and increased share in Latin America illustrate the companys growth potential, Brett Begemann, Monsanto ex...
DuPont Resolve SG herbicide has received federal registration for a label expansion that will enable growers to take advantage of additional crop rotation flexi...
Bayer CropScience announced that Poncho/Votivo seed treatment was approved for use on soybeans. Poncho/Votivo had received registration for use on corn last mon...
Date：May. 20, 2010 Category：Markets
Repeated exposure to pesticides, such as occurs with occupational use, is associated with an increase in the risk for Alzheimers disease (AD) in late life, acco...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：May. 20, 2010 Category：Companies
Nufarm Limited announced that it has acquired the oilseed and
confection sunflower interests of California based Flower Genetics LLC.
Flower Genetics is invol...
Date：May. 20, 2010 Category：Products
A generic Group 1 herbicide is Farmers of North Americas (FNA) newest entry into the discount weed killer market for Canadian farmers.
Date：May. 20, 2010 Category：Regulations
A federal court this week restricted the use of 75 pesticides in eight Bay Area counties and ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to study the impacts th...
Potato growers looking for higher potato yields and more sacks per acre have a new, highly effective and reliable solution with Rely? 280 herbicide from Bayer C...
Date：May. 19, 2010 Category：Companies
Syngenta Canada and renowned wireworm experts, Bob Vernon and Wim van Herk (Agriculture and Agri-food Canada), have come together to survey and document the dif...
Date：May. 19, 2010 Category：Products
Manufacturers of the agricultural chemical, quintozene have initiated a voluntary recall following the suspension of all quintozene products in April by the Aus...
Date：May. 19, 2010 Category：Regulations
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has commenced a review of spray drift risk associated with the use of the herbicide 2,4-D
Charter F2 fungicide seed treatment (triticonazole/metalaxyl) from BASF received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency
FMC Professional Solutions announced the launch of Talstar XTRA granular insecticide, the newest addition to its expanding line of Talstar products.
Japan, the world’s third-largest coffee buyer, is relaxing its rule on agrochemical residues in green coffee imports in a move that may boost shipments from Br...
Date：May. 18, 2010 Category：Biotech
The “Super Jumbo” genetically modified (GM) corn, resistant to corn borer and other sucking insects, will undergo field trials by the second semester as it is...
Date：May. 18, 2010 Category：Regulations
A long awaited update of Argentinas pioneering seed law may reach the countrys legislative floor soon…
Date：May. 18, 2010 Category：Markets
New laws to restrict the use of pesticides in Europe could impact heavily on developing world exports, a leading British expert has warned.Dominic Dyer, chief e...
Date：May. 18, 2010 Category：Products
Agricultural Research Service scientists are tapping into the biochemistry of one of the worlds most damaging insect pests to develop a biocontrol agent that ma...
Date：May. 18, 2010 Category：Companies
DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred executives officially broke ground yesterday on a $55 million parent and commercial soybean seed production plant in New Madrid ...
Date：May. 17, 2010 Category：Regulations
EPA has announced plans to place additional limitations on the use of three N-methyl carbamate pesticides – carbaryl, carbofuran and methomyl – to protect end...
Date：May. 17, 2010 Category：Products
Ballad Plus fungicide from AgraQuest is now registered for control of Asian soybean rust (ASR), powdery mildew
Date：May. 17, 2010 Category：Markets
After a subdued growth for over a decade, India’s Rs 7,000-crore pesticide industry is likely to grow at 3.2% every year for the next 2-3 years, a report from ...
Six Kansas cities have signed onto a lawsuit against the maker of the weed killer atrazine…
Date：May. 17, 2010 Category：Companies
U.S. agriculture giant Monsanto is donating $4 million worth of seeds to earthquake-ravaged Haiti
Exposure to pesticides used on common kid-friendly foods — including frozen blueberries, fresh strawberries and celery— appears to boost the chances that chil...
Date：May. 14, 2010 Category：Markets
The first round of projections for supply and demand for the 2010 corn crop, released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture…
Despite a challenging financial year, the value of the global proprietary seed market grew by over 10% to reach a value of nearly $32B USD in 2009. The Context ...