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Date：Sep. 28, 2011 Category：Markets
Dominican immigrants in Washington Heights have long had a ready weapon against vermin: Tres Pasitos, or Three Little Steps, a granular product so named because...
Date：Sep. 28, 2011 Category：Products
Pest control operators who need a botanical, FIFRA 25(b)-exempt solution now have a new option: Essentria IC3 from Envincio (formerly Prentiss).
The agriculture department has decided to keep a tab on the sale of unauthorized bio-fertilizers in the district.
Date：Sep. 28, 2011 Category：Companies
BASF has signed a contract with EuroChem, Moscow, Russia, to sell its fertilizer activities in Antwerp, Belgium. BASF also plans to sell its 50% share of the jo...
Date：Sep. 27, 2011 Category：Products
An Iowa State University weed scientist says resistance issues have been around for a long time.
Date：Sep. 27, 2011 Category：Regulations
The European Commission has announced that the insecticides propargite and flufenoxuron will be excluded from EU Annex I in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1...
The Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science has presented a bill at the Lower House, the Majilis on state regulation of genetic engineering activities as well ...
Several shop owners and one distributor were arrested and charged with selling illegal pesticides, federal and New York City officials announced.
Date：Sep. 27, 2011 Category：Companies
The chief executive of Yara International ASA, the world's largest nitrogen fertilizer maker, says he is interested in again trying to buy an American rival.
A U.S. appeals court ruled last week that Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and six other potash producers were not conspiring to fix prices, which would have v...
Not by chance, also fifteen CTNBio (National Biosafety Committee) members signed a petition circulating on the internet over the last few weeks demanding the co...
DuPont, the agri and chemicals giant, plans to launch at least three new products in the crop protection area in the next three years in India, which includes a...
Date：Sep. 27, 2011 Category：Markets
Informa Economics, a closely watched crop forecaster, predicted that U.S. farmers will increase corn plantings 2.2% next year after prices reached record highs ...
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), an agency that is a part of the finance ministry, suspects that some individuals and companies are illegally impo...
According to statistics from the Japan Crop Protection Association, Japanese pesticide shipments has reached to 13,440 tons in the month of July, the accumula...
Date：Sep. 26, 2011 Category：Markets
As farmers in Brazil start to plant their 2011/12 soybean crops, 500 producers in Brazil will be planting a second generation GMO soybean varieties that are not...
Date：Sep. 26, 2011 Category：Products
Syngenta recently announced that Palladium foliar fungicide has been granted registration in California for use on ornamental crops.
Date：Sep. 26, 2011 Category：Companies
Bayer CropScience AG
Bayer CropScience AG and Evogene Ltd. have reached a milestone in their joint research collaboration in wheat.
The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on an application to import and release the beetle Colaspis argentinensis as a bio...
Marubeni Corp. said that it has entered extensive discussions with a local company to participate in this company’s new phosphate-ore development project in So...
Field tests conducted by Sankei Chemical Co. LTD., a local company in Japan, shows that Timorex Gold, at 0.35-0.5% with 250 liter spray volume per hectare, give...
Valent U.S.A. Corporation and Isagro S.p.A have announced that Domark Fungicide has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fo...
Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha is set to launch its pesticides in India in November in partnership with a local pesticide maker and planning to start full-fledged sales...
Date：Sep. 23, 2011 Category：Products
The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Zaria has set modalities in motion to begin the production of fertilizer using coal.
Date：Sep. 23, 2011 Category：Science&Research
With the extended statewide dry spell, researchers at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde and elsewhere have been focusing their attentio...
Date：Sep. 23, 2011 Category：Companies
Evogene Ltd. and Monsanto Company announced the successful completion of the third year of their research and development collaboration.
Date：Sep. 23, 2011 Category：Markets
More incidences of severe corn rootworm injury to Bt corn have been observed in northwestern and north central Illinois, said University of Illinois Extension e...
Date：Sep. 23, 2011 Category：Regulations
On Friday, September 16, 2011 the United States President signed into law changes to the U.S. Patent Laws.
Scientists from Bayer CropScience and the research institute VIB-UGent, Belgium, have started a collaboration to develop crops with higher yields and improved t...
The Canadian horticultural industry will be better able to adapt to consumer choices regarding lifestyle, environmental practices and health thanks to an invest...