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Date：Apr. 28, 2011 Category：Markets
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday it has issued a "Finding of No Significant Impact" for the use of glyphosate-tolerant corn and soybeans f...
Tags:New GM registration
Date：Apr. 27, 2011 Category：Markets
The Chinese glyphosate industry is still in dilemma due to the severe overcapacities. In the year of 2010, the technical ingredient has result in an export decr...
Several plastic containers with agricultural chemicals have been impounded at a residential house on the outskirts of Arusha.
A farming technology that uses intercropping to repel insect pests from food crops has been given a new lease of life by a programme to expand its uptake.
The government is likely to achieve 24.2 million tones wheat production target against 25 million tones, showing a 3.2 percent shortfall of the target, sources ...
Date：Apr. 26, 2011 Category：Markets
One of the world's most widely used herbicides, trifluralin is in short supply in Australia. Trifluralin controls weeds like rye grass.
Thousands of farmers are struggling with a massive crop loss of hybrid rice 'Jhalak' in Noakhali district.
A bacterium known as a powerful threat is rotting the rice crop in Costa Rica, said the State Phytosanitary Service.
U.S. corn planting remains quite a bit behind average following another wet and cool week in many of the major growing areas.
Date：Apr. 25, 2011 Category：Markets
Australia's agricultural production is "set-up potentially to rewrite records" in 2011-12, despite the lingering dryness in western areas, with healthy rains in...
The yellow rust threat has significantly increased with disease now starting to show in more moderately susceptible varieties, growers are being advised.
Known for its rich taste world over, the Nagpur santara (orange) is likely to be in short supply this year as about 15 per cent of the fruit crop has been damag...
Date：Apr. 22, 2011 Category：Markets
Researchers meeting at a scientific conference in Aleppo this week reported that aggressive new strains of wheat rust diseases – called stem rust and stripe ru...
A new European research project on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) was launched in March 2011. PURE (Pesticide Use-and-risk Reduction in European farming syste...
In a new study suggesting pesticides may be associated with the health and development of children, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's Scho...
Tags:Environment & Health
Date：Apr. 21, 2011 Category：Markets
The USDA plans to experiment with a new way of evaluating biotech crops for potential commercialization.
On April 13, 2011, the China-Brazil agricultural joint lab was inaugurated in the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). This lab is the first of its ...
Another year passes and still Brazil maintains its ranking as the world’s largest consumer of pesticides, first attained in 2008. An unenviable record, the con...
It's been two years since the cosmetic pesticide ban went into effect in Ontario and Environment Minister John Wilkinson says during that time there has been a ...
China is encouraging the bio-pesticide, said Ji Ying, an official from ICAMA told Agropages that the state is to issue a regulation by the end of this year on a...
Date：Apr. 20, 2011 Category：Markets
Farmers across the world who grow genetically-modified crops have saved their businesses more than €3bn (£2.9bn) a year, according to analysis on the technolo...
U.S. corn planting remains behind schedule due to rainfall and cool soil temperatures.
Cool wet weather has slowed fieldwork for much of Iowa. Just two percent of the state’s corn has been planted compared with sixteen percent last year and the a...
Agriculturalists’ Association of Turkey (TZD) President İbrahim Yetkin has said Turkey will not need to import wheat this year unless an unforeseen event caus...
Date：Apr. 19, 2011 Category：Markets
A proposed ordinance to regulate the collection and proper disposal of empty pesticide containers in the province Benguet (the Philippines) is now being perfect...
Mexico has authorised a field trial of genetically modified (GM) maize that could lead directly to commercialisation of the crop, sparking debate about the effe...
The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) released two new stress-tolerant varieties of rice for cultivation in flood-affected areas.
Date：Apr. 18, 2011 Category：Markets
With Africa under pressure to produce more food for its growing population, more countries across the continent are likely to start growing genetically modified...
As the soybean harvest wraps up in Mato Grosso, one of the real success stories this growing season has been the 92% reduction in the number of soybean rust cas...
The agriculture minister Valeriu Tabara has announced that production of wheat could rise by 7% in 2011 to over 6 mmt this year despite the fact that the area c...