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Arysta Licenses Meiji’s Insecticide for Rice in India

Flupyrimin is a new proprietary active ingredient that provides effective control of damaging pests in rice and other important crops.

Agrichemicals

Bayer: Enzymes in Honeybees Determine Neonic Sensitivity

A joint study by Exeter University, Rothamsted Research and Bayer has discovered enzymes in honey bees and bumble bees that determine how sensitive they are to different neonicotinoid insecticides.

Agrichemicals

Where Is Chinese Agchem Manufacturing Headed and How Should You Manage the Risks?

Exclusive insight from CS Liew, Managing Director of Pacific Agriscience Pte Ltd., Singapore

Agrichemicals

Bayer Responds to EFSA’s Conclusions on Neonics

Bayer: "EFSA’s conclusions do not justify further neonicotinoid use restrictions."

Agrichemicals

European Watchdog: Neonicotinoid Risks to Bees Confirmed

EFSA has updated its risk assessments of three neonicotinoids – clothianidin, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam – that are currently subject to restrictions in the EU.

Agrichemicals

FMC Receives EPA Registration for Steward EC Insecticide

The active ingredient in Steward EC insecticide, indoxacarb, is an integral part of an IPM plan to manage Western corn rootworm resistance.

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AMVAC Launches Index Liquid At-Plant Insecticide

Growers now have a new solution to control corn rootworm and other pests for the upcoming planting season.

Agrichemicals

Syngenta, Nippon Soda Enter Seed Treatment Licensing Deal

Picarbutrazox is a new active ingredient from a novel chemical class discovered by Nippon Soda.

Insecticides

Insecticides: Making the Most of Limited Chemistries

While no widespread, plague-like insect infestations hit growers in 2017, a number of traited Bt crops continued to struggle under

Agrichemicals

Global Crop Protection Market: Overcoming Challenges and Finding Opportunity in 2018

The end of the old year and start of the new is a natural time to reflect on where we’ve

Insecticides

Bayer Inaugurates New Greenhouse for Insecticide Research

Bayer is aiming to consolidate its leading position in the global pest control market. To this end, the company has

Insecticides

Flonicamid to Slowly Gain Market Share in China

The insecticide flonicamid is getting more attention from Chinese manufacturers, showing a high effect on specific insect pest with lower

Industry News

AMVAC Signs Exclusive Deal to Sell ReTurn XL Insecticide/Nematicide

AMVAC Chemical Corp. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Rotam North America to market and sell ReTurn XL 42%

Africa/Middle East

Syngenta, USAID Renew Global Collaboration to Improve Food Security

Renewed MOU to develop agriculture in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Agrichemicals

Ag Disruptor to Watch: Crop Enhancement Has Unique Approach

CropCoat, the signature product of San Jose, California start-up Crop Enhancement, doesn’t quite fit into any of the typical crop protection categories.

Insecticides

Mahindra Agri Launches Tromph Insecticide

Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. (MASL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., has announced the launch of Tromph, an

Agrichemicals

Monsanto to Launch NemaStrike Technology for Nematodes

As a broad-spectrum nematicide, NemaStrike Technology is designed to strike in the root zone where nematodes attack while providing consistent yield protection.

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Syngenta to Launch Enhanced Liquid Corn Insecticide

Syngenta announced Force Evo, an enhanced liquid corn insecticide, is registered by the Environmental Protection Agency and will replace Force CS, starting in the 2018 growing season.

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California Pursues New Health Protections on Chlorpyrifos

State considers identification of the pesticide as a toxic air contaminant and developmental toxicant.

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Europe

Spain, Italy: Tracking the EU Powers in Crop Protection

Three months into 2018, many of results of the Kleffmann end-user panels for 2017 are finalized. They confirm our view

Americas

U.S. Farm Bill Draft Defines Plant Biostimulants for First Time

Definition is a critical step in the legislative process to support the development of new sustainable technologies for agriculture and U.S. farmers.

Markets

Bayer Gains Russian Approval for Monsanto Deal

Bayer AG said Friday that Russian antitrust authorities have approved its proposed $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. on the

Asia

Indian IoT Platform for Pre and Post Harvest Raises Seed Round

Indian startup AgNext has raised an undisclosed seed round led by India-focused Agtech VC Omnivore Partners along with Singaporean angel

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Verdesian Launches Renewed Focus on Grower Nutrient Use Efficiency

Verdesian Life Sciences has announced a reformulation of its mission, positioning statement and approach in order to create a more