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Date：Sep. 12, 2011 Category：Regulations
France will, if necessary, issue a new ban on the genetically modified maize of US biochemicals company Monsanto, Environment Minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morize...
Date：Sep. 12, 2011 Category：Companies
Russian phosphate fertilizer producer, Phosagro, has posted a 1H 2011 net income of 12.291 billion roubles under IFRS.
Date：Sep. 9, 2011 Category：Products
Take advantage of the elevated view from your combine cab to survey and assess the effectiveness of your weed management program this fall.
Date：Sep. 9, 2011 Category：Science&Research
Maize plants that have been inoculated with bacteria naturally present in the soil show improved resistance against a pathogenic fungus and a considerable reduc...
Date：Sep. 9, 2011 Category：Regulations
Today the European Court of Justice judged the French ban on the cultivation of genetically modified crops (GM) illegal.
Growers in Iowa and Illinois are experiencing hardship with damaged Bt hybrid corn crops destroyed by corn rootworm. With proven results and convenient applicat...
Date：Sep. 9, 2011 Category：Companies
Vestaron Corp., the Kalamazoo-based company working to develop new insecticides from substances found in spider venom, says it is hiring veteran agricultural in...
East-West Seed Philippines and Syngenta have recently launched a partnership for highland crop seed varieties including carrot (Chun Hong), Chinese cabbage (Sum...
The latest working group report of the World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES) backs Bayer CropScience’s claims of superior effectivenes...
The J. R. Simplot Company has completed its scheduled acquisition of the minority interest of Britz-Simplot Grower Solutions, LLC, a key distributor of seed, cr...
Gowan Company, LLC
Gowan Company, LLC has reached an agreement with EcoFlora to create a joint venture called EcoFlora AGRO.
Cheminova A/S and Chemifert S.A.L. (Holding) signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture company, AGRINOVA S.A.L, for distribution of crop protection pro...
Date：Sep. 9, 2011 Category：Markets
A study conducted by the University of Southern California attempted to find increased exposure to pesticides among older men in California’s Central Valley.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Sep. 8, 2011 Category：Markets
Nearly 10 percent of fruits and vegetables examined in a recent survey by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were found to have excessive levels of pesticid...
According to the Malagasy Locust Control Centre (CNA), 70.87% of the area infested by locusts in Madagascar have been treated during the 2010-2011 locust campai...
Date：Sep. 8, 2011 Category：Companies
CABB, the German global provider of chemical building blocks, fine and specialty chemicals and custom manufacturing solutions, completes the acquisition of the ...
BASF, the world’s largest chemicals company, is poised to sell most of its nitrogen fertilizer assets to Yara International ASA (YAR), two people with knowledg...
Last week the World Resources Institute (WRI) released a study that ranks Costa Rica as a major consumer of pesticides in the world with a daily intake of 51 ki...
Date：Sep. 8, 2011 Category：Regulations
To better protect children, pets, and wildlife, EPA is moving forward with actions announced in June to ban the sale to consumers of the most toxic rat and mous...
A series of in-depth annual surveys of UK farmers conducted by the Kleffmann Group have indicated that the area of winter wheat, spring barley and winter oilsee...
Date：Sep. 8, 2011 Category：Products
OMNIA Small Scale Limited has introduced two types of compound fertilizer on the local market to encourage crop diversification among farmers in the country.
Date：Sep. 7, 2011 Category：Science&Research
One of the benefits weed scientists enjoy is the ability to evaluate various compounds or technologies prior to their commercialization. In addition to potentia...
Date：Sep. 7, 2011 Category：Companies
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers recently held a public open house attended by more than 1,000 guests officially opening the company’s new and largest manufactu...
The companies will jointly develop new applications for innovative LED-based lighting technology in plant growth.
Biotech companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Pioneer Overseas Corporation, Bayer and Dow AgroSciences have lined up over 100 gene modified (GM) crops for fi...
Date：Sep. 7, 2011 Category：Markets
Viet Nam saw a year-on-year increase of 22.6 per cent to US$10.4 billion in the first eight months of this year in imports of material for production and proces...
India is likely to send a team of technical experts to Belarus to inspect the assets of state-owned JSC Belaruskali, in which India is interested in acquiring a...
Major fertilizer manufacturer MC Ferticom plans to invest several hundreds of millions of yen (several million dollars) this summer to consolidate its productio...
Fertilizer and ag input firm Agrico Canada has become the next step in westward expansion for Quebec's federation of ag co-ops.
Strong corn prices and tight world supplies are encouraging Argentine farmers to plant more corn in 2011/12. Some early corn planting is under way in parts of A...