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Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Aug. 10, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
EAST Lancashire’s countryside could be ‘devastated’ by a new EU ruling banning a pesticide used to control bracken, campaigners said.
Was it possible that beneath the hills lurked a stash of potash that could create a mini-version of the Klondike? And wouldn’t the screams of protest from thos...
Date：Aug. 9, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Indian Co-operative Minister Shivpal Yadav on Wednesday threatened to disrupt movement of fertilisers outside from IFFCO and KRIBHCO plants if they failed to pr...
Date：Aug. 8, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
People often don’t realize how good something is until they don’t have it any more. Such is the case with methyl bromide.The approval came with a huge host of...
With new season sales standing at only 65-70% of normal and, despite recently suggesting a £4/t increase in ammonium nitrate prices for August, UK'S GrowHow ha...
Date：Aug. 7, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The state government is diverting all fertilisers to industries rather than providing them to farmers.
Date：Aug. 6, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The BJP Kisan Morcha today began a six-day dharna at all the district headquarters in the state to protest against the Centre's "anti-farmer" fertiliser policy ...
Date：Jul. 30, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Farmers with drought-damaged cornfields could consider harvesting the crop for livestock feed to salvage some of its value and to help livestock producers suppl...
Date：Jul. 27, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Indian Organic farming experts launched a scathing attack on central and state governments for promoting the fertilizer and pesticide companies at the cost of f...
Date：Jul. 26, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Public opinion appears to be shifting in favour of the development of genetically-modified crops.
Date：Jul. 25, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Despite the Filipino government’s push for organic farming, manufacturers of chemical fertilizers continue to do brisk business as local farmers remained among...
Date：Jul. 18, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Farmers who produce 90 percent of the world’s soybean exports have joined forces to support biotechnology in the European Union.
Date：Jul. 17, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Nourishing the Planet introduces five crop management methods that control pests without using chemical pesticides
Date：Jul. 16, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The American Farm Bureau Federation has told Congress that the continued shortage of methyl bromide and viable alternatives will negatively impact crop producti...
Government’s policy of price control is a major disincentive for capacity addition
Date：Jul. 13, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
New EU rules on the sustainable use of pesticides, which come into force later this month (18 July), will have the greatest effect on occasional users.
The spike in prices for crops like corn is positive for fertilizer producers, but who will benefit most?
A US antitrust case initially leveled against seven potash industry titans will have its day in court after the US Court of Appeals in Chicago agreed to hear th...
Date：Jul. 11, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk Countyannounced this week that they are partnering with the American Farmland Trust and Agflex, Inc., to have participa...
Date：Jul. 10, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Revival prospect of the closed Sindri fertilizer factory seems bright as the parent company Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd (FCI) signed a memorandum of und...
Date：Jul. 9, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The Chemicals Regulation Directorate has confirmed that UK implementation of new EU rules on the sustainable use of pesticides will take effect later this month...
Date：Jul. 2, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
DuPont Pioneer’s president provides insights into company’s new name
Date：Jun. 27, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The technological treadmill turns and turns, but the hope of conquering insects is eventually a futile one.
Date：Jun. 26, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
During an Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Panel hearing on atrazine, the National Corn Growers Association, along with state corn associatio...
Date：Jun. 22, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Discussing the role of regulators in agriculture further, Vroom called attention to the misperception of regulation as a negative part of agriculture.
Date：Jun. 18, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The biotechnology giant Monsanto is one step closer to losing billions of dollars in revenues from its genetically-modified (GM) Roundup Ready soya beans, follo...
Syngenta is looking to play a big role in India's vegetable and rice production.
Ghana government recognizes the potential of modern biotechnology in reviving the cotton sector.
Date：Jun. 15, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will go on a 24-hour fast titles "Kisan Bachao Aanushthan'' in the state capital here on Thursday to protest...
Wheat production costs in the UK have almost doubled in the past five years, making the country one of the most expensive in the world in which to grow the crop...