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Date：Dec. 23, 2010 Category：Markets
Bayer CropScience LP announced that the claims by some environmental groups against one of its products are incorrect and unwarranted with regard to honey bee c...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Dec. 23, 2010 Category：Products
The development of weed biotypes that are resistant to commonly used control measures is becoming an increasingly significant problem in California and around t...
Date：Dec. 22, 2010 Category：Companies
Sumitomo Chemical, which has a sales goal of 270 bn yen ($3.2 bn) in fiscal 2012 for its business in agricultural chemicals, up from 210 bn yen in fiscal 2009, ...
Date：Dec. 22, 2010 Category：Regulations
The German government has banned the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) corn, calling it "a danger to the environment."
Bayer CropScience announced the acquisition of the wheat breeding programs from two Ukrainian breeding companies, SORT and EUROSORT, based in Mironivka close to...
Date：Dec. 22, 2010 Category：Products
Mycogen Seeds is launching an additional nine soybean lines for the 2011 growing season. These new products all contain the Roundup Ready 2 Yield trait and are ...
Date：Dec. 21, 2010 Category：Markets
In “CAC INDIA SUMMIT 2010” there were few selected presentations from key experienced speakers from the industry from India, China and U.K. who had experience...
Date：Dec. 21, 2010 Category：Products
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amvac Chemical Corporation, has completed the acquisition of a global produ...
Date：Dec. 21, 2010 Category：Companies
Novozymes, Copenhagen, Denmark, today announced the acquisition of EMD/Merck Crop BioScience from Merck KGaA. With its third acquisition in the agricultural bio...
Brazil’s Vale SA is the world’s leading miner of iron ore and wants to become the world’s leading producer of fertilizer.
Date：Dec. 21, 2010 Category：Regulations
Chemical maker DuPont will pay a $15,600 penalty for violating federal rules about authorization for repackaging herbicide in Missouri.
Vivando fungicide from BASF Crop Protection has received full registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Board of Pesticide R...
West African farmers have succeeded in cutting the use of toxic pesticides, increasing yields and incomes and diversifying farming systems as a result of an int...
Date：Dec. 21, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Certain bacterial diseases in corn and dry edible beans have re-emerged in recent years, sending University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientists in search of new sol...
Date：Dec. 20, 2010 Category：Markets
A devastating soybean disease is slowly spreading throughout Brazil. It is call mad soybean or soja louca disease. Plants never mature to produce seeds and simp...
Date：Dec. 20, 2010 Category：Companies
United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) announced it has acquired RiceCo LLC, USA along with its subsidiaries and certain Assets of the International business of its Af...
Looking to expand its presence in the crop protection products space in the Indian market, Japan's Sumitomo Chemical Company said it will acquire Mumbai-based a...
Date：Dec. 20, 2010 Category：Regulations
The Center For Biological Diversity this week announced it is filing suit to force federal officials to devise regulations for 64 pesticides that the U.S. Envir...
Date：Dec. 17, 2010 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Incorporated in 1999, Qingdao Hailir Pesticides and Chemicals Group is a government appointed enterprise engaging in manufacturing, researching and marketing of...
Date：Dec. 17, 2010 Category：Companies
The irrational expansion of glyphosate has eventually hurt the Chinese producers.
Innovotech Inc. (TSX VENTURE:IOT), a pioneer in the field of biofilm product development, has secured additional funding of $154,000 for Agress, its unique, env...
Bayer CropScience and BASF Plant Science today announced a long-term collaboration agreement to improve rice productivity through plant biotechnology.
Nufarm Australia, a wholly owned affiliate of Nufarm Limited, and Sumitomo Chemical Australia Pty Ltd, a wholly owned affiliate of Sumitomo Chemical Company, ha...
Date：Dec. 17, 2010 Category：Markets
Pesticide reductions of more than 50% could be achieved by redesigning crop rotations and employing new technologies in the UK, a group of scientists, advisers ...
Date：Dec. 16, 2010 Category：Products
Growers are warned that pirimicarb may fail to control green peach aphids (GPA), with preliminary tests indicating some Western Australian populations may have ...
New GlyTol glyphosate-tolerant technology, a proprietary trait from Bayer CropScience, will be commercially available to cotton growers in 2011.
Date：Dec. 16, 2010 Category：Markets
The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has welcomed the Government’s confirmation that UK pesticides safety standards are already among the highest in Europe, a...
Date：Dec. 16, 2010 Category：Companies
Dow AgroSciences has announced the construction of a new Seeds Research and Development expansion in Olivia, Minn. Research on corn and soybeans will be conduct...
Bayer CropScience AG (Bayer) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) have signed a non-exclusive agreement to improve wheat breeding and generate new wheat...
Date：Dec. 15, 2010 Category：Companies
Syngenta and DuPont recently announced that Syngenta will grant DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred a non-exclusive, global license to its corn rootworm trait MIR60...