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Date：Dec. 10, 2010 Category：Regulations
Monsanto has been ordered to pay a $2.5 million penalty in the United States for misleading labelling on its GM cotton seeds.
Date：Dec. 10, 2010 Category：Companies
Mycogen Seeds announced today that it will offer Avicta Complete Corn nematicide/insecticide/fungicide seed treatment on select MYCOGEN brand SmartStax hybrids ...
Plant Impact PLC
Crop nutrition and protection products developer Plant Impact plc reported a pre-tax loss of 1.17m for the six months to September 30, up from 0.89m.
A South African regulatory commission has rejected E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co.'s (DD) deal to purchase a majority stake in local seed company Pannar Seed Ltd.
Date：Dec. 10, 2010 Category：Science&Research
Resistance management, restricted entry intervals and enhanced environmental awareness have caused many greenhouse growers to incorporate biological control age...
Date：Dec. 9, 2010 Category：Products
France, Europe’s largest pesticide market, renewed its approval of Syngenta AG’s Cruiser 350 insecticide for treating corn seed, the agriculture ministry said...
Stamina F3 HL fungicide seed treatment is now available for use on corn, sorghum, rye, oats and triticale, in addition to wheat and barley, which were previousl...
Date：Dec. 9, 2010 Category：Regulations
The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture is seeking public comment for a draft issued on pesticide Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) on 6th Dec, 2010, which will set 194...
Date：Dec. 9, 2010 Category：Markets
According to the customs, the value of Chinese imports of pesticides in third quarter 2010 was $78.615 million, up 18.4%, year on year. The import volume was 13...
Date：Dec. 8, 2010 Category：Markets
The USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory has confirmed eight sets of Citrus spp. fruit collected in resident...
Date：Dec. 8, 2010 Category：Companies
Gowan Company has reached an agreement with Dow AgroSciences to acquire the rights to M-Pede insecticide/fungicide and Scythe herbicide.M-Pede is an OMRI certif...
Monsanto is licensing the Roundup Ready Plus trademark for use with select products from Makhteshim Agan Group (MANA), a company that offers branded off-patent ...
Date：Dec. 8, 2010 Category：Products
Michigan legislators have banned lawn fertilizers containing phosphorus, which in large amounts can cause algae blooms in waterways while encouraging growth of ...
Yara International ASA, the largest publicly traded nitrogen-fertilizer maker, jumped to a two-year high in Oslo trading after saying demand for fertilizers wil...
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., the global leader in the sunflower industry, recently introduced three new sunflower hybrids for 2011.
In order to strengthen the protection for intellectual property rights in the seed industry and improve the overall competitiveness of China’s seed industry, C...
Archer Daniels Midland Company officially opened its fertilizer blending plant in Villeta, Paraguay - the first large-scale facility of its kind in the nation, ...
A study is linking dementia and long term exposure to pesticides but some scientists are questioning the results.
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Dec. 7, 2010 Category：Markets
Now that the dust has settled on the first CropWorld event to be held at the ExCel Centre, London it is time to reflect on the progress made and changes since t...
Date：Dec. 7, 2010 Category：Products
Syngenta and Nufarm announced yesterday that Syngenta will extend supply of the worlds best selling fungicide, azoxystrobin, to Nufarm in the Brazilian market f...
Crop protection saves UK consumers £70 billion in annual food costs, concludes a new report released yesterday. The Cranfield University study found that witho...
Date：Dec. 7, 2010 Category：Companies
Arysta LifeScience Corporation has announced the hiring of Amy Yoder as Head of Strategic Initiatives. In this new role, Yoder works with the company’s global ...
Monsanto Company announced the appointment of Laura K. Ipsen to the companys Board of Directors.
Plenty of productivity is sprouting from four new or recently renovated Dow AgroSciences seed research sites in Indiana and Illinois.
DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred has introduced Optimum® Intrasect™ insect protection products that will allow U.S. corn growers to reduce their structured abo...
Problem, reaction, solution: thats the name of the game in the U.S., and its how sweeping changes that would otherwise never happen end up coming to pass.
The Arab Potash Company (APC) and Sinochem Fertilizer Macao Commercial Offshore Limited Corporation have agreed to a long term Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
Agrium Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of AWB Limited (“AWB”) at a price of A$1.50 per share in cash (purchase price of A$1....
Date：Dec. 6, 2010 Category：Markets
An agricultural association has blamed this years poor crop yield on use of counterfeit pest control products by unsuspecting farmers. The Agro-Chemical Associa...
Date：Dec. 6, 2010 Category：Companies
Embrapa (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation)
For the fifth consecutive year, Embrapa-Monsanto Research Fund receives transfer of funds, as royalties, for the development of sustainable agricultural solutio...