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Date：Apr. 11, 2011 Category：Products
Farmers of North America has unleashed its own entry in the cat-themed grassy weed herbicide market for wheat and barley growers.
Date：Apr. 11, 2011 Category：Markets
Stripe rust has been confirmed in nine Arkansas counties and glyphosate drift damage is appearing in winter wheat, Jason Kelley, wheat and small grains agronomi...
Date：Apr. 11, 2011 Category：Companies
Agrochemicals maker Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd. will acquire DuPont Crop Protection’s global non-mixture diuron herbicides business. MAI estimates the acqu...
Makhteshim Agan Industries Ltd. controlling shareholder Koor Industries Ltd. today notified the TASE that China National Agrochemical Corporation (ChemChina) ha...
Date：Apr. 8, 2011 Category：Products
Eight populations of flax-leaf fleabane (Conyza bonariensis) have been confirmed resistant to glyphosate in northern NSW and southern Queensland.
Date：Apr. 8, 2011 Category：Markets
An increasing number of African countries are likely to start growing genetically modified crops, with Kenya leading the way, after the continent for years has ...
The French government announced a significant new investment in wheat research this week that will be part of an enormous public-private research initiative enc...
Agricultural chemical sales in Brazil in 2010 totaled US$ 7.3 billion and sales are expected to increase once again in 2011 according to the director of the Nat...
Paraguay’s 2010/11 soybean crop covers 2.830.000 hectares (twice the area ten years ago) and the expected yield is between 2.900 and 3.100 kilos per hectare ac...
Brazil stands on the brink of becoming an agricultural superpower and is one of the few countries in the world with the climate, technology, farming practices a...
Due to improved climate conditions and expansion of the area planted Brazil could harvest a record crop of 70 million tons of soybeans in 2011 according to Ham...
UkrAgroConsult lowered its forecast for Ukraine's grain output this year, citing patches of winterkill and late spring sowings, and warned that even those crops...
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has set a target of increasing rice production by 1 million tonnes this year to ensure food security un...
Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Markets
Informa Economics expects a slight year to year increase in U.S. winter wheat production despite poor conditions in some of the key growing areas, especially th...
Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Products
Two of the most widely used tools over the past 30 years for the control of fire blight in apples and pears, oxytetracycline (tetracycline) and streptomycin, ar...
Winter barley growers using the new-generation barley fungicide Bontima (isopyrazam + cyprodinil) launched last season could get the best from it using applicat...
Date：Apr. 7, 2011 Category：Companies
Bayer CropScience has opened an expanded seed research laboratory in Singapore dedicated to support the development of new high-yielding and high-quality seed v...
BioLeap, Inc., Ewing, NJ, announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with Syngenta to apply BioLeap molecular design technology to the...
The fungicide Rudis with tzt technology has gained approval for use on cauliflower and broccoli/calabrese. Its label now covers all the main outdoor brassica cr...
On April 6, EPA published a Federal Register Notice extending the comment period of the proposed phaseout of sulfuryl fluoride by 90 days to July 5, 2011.
World cotton production in 2010/11 is forecast at 115.5 million bales, up 14 percent from a year earlier, as producers respond to strong market prices for the f...
Brazil's 2010-11 soy crop will reach 69.8 million metric tons, agricultural consultancy Celeres said in a raised estimate.
Brazil's 2011/12 cane crop is forecast to rise by 20 million tonnes in 2011/12 to 640 million tonnes, Leonardo Bichara Rocha, a senior economist with the Intern...
Syngenta in North America announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted registration approval for the Agrisure Viptera 3220 trait st...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Products
A combo fungicide best known for disease control in wheat, oats and barley has picked up approval for use against soybean leaf diseases including Asian soybean ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted DuPont registration approval for a broader label that allows livestock to be grazed on pasture immediately ...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Companies
An agrochemincal manufacturer is hoping to find a buyer for its Norwich plant, it was announced yesterday.
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Markets
Botswana has no plans in the near future to construct incinerators for disposing agrochemicals containers.
United Phosphorus (UPL) said on Tuesday it has acquired 50% stake in Spicam Isagro Brasil, which gives the domestic agrochemical manufacturer a foothold in Braz...
Date：Apr. 6, 2011 Category：Regulations
United Nations chemical experts have recommended that two pesticides - endosulfan and azinphos methyl - and one severely hazardous pesticide formulation - Gramo...